Executive Assistant (EA) and Regional Coordinator for Academy Councils - Birmingham based, Birmingham

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Oasis Community LearningBirmingham
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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: SCP 33 – 37 (£29,323 - £32,486) + Local Government Pension Scheme
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Executive Assistant (EA) and Regional Coordinator for Academy Councils Midlands at Oasis Community Learning (OCL). OCL is one of the largest multi-academy trusts in the UK, which is part of the Oasis Global family. This role will be based at one of our academies in Birmingham

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About Oasis Community Learning

Born of the global Oasis charity, we are one of the largest multi-academy trusts in the UK. By joining our family of staff you will be working alongside people dedicated to helping our students realise their potential. We wish to transform the lives of our communities and support our young people and staff through their journeys with Oasis.  

About the Role

We are looking for a proactive and intuitive individual to fulfil the role of Executive Assistant (EA) and Regional Coordinator for Academy Councils.  The vacancy has arisen due to the current post-holder moving to a promoted role within the organisation. This is a very varied role but will be a rewarding opportunity to make a positive change to our community in the Midlands.  

You will be the first point of contact for the Regional Director with internal and external people alike.  The EA will manage day-to-day operations for the Regional Director, including meeting and event planning, diary management, travel arrangements and other bookings.    

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop their career within the education sector in a senior support staff role. The role can be either a full-time post or a term-time plus two weeks (to be mutually agreed) position.  

Our Ideal Candidate Will: 

•Have previous experience of working as an EA for a senior leader 

•Be confident in managing complex issues and making decisions against tight timescales 

•Be able to anticipate issues arising and problem solve 

•Have an excellent standard of written and spoken English and be able to converse at ease with senior colleagues, business contacts and members of the public 

•Have high level knowledge of IT programmes 

•Have a calm, adaptable and mature approach with an ability to work under pressure within a busy office environment 

•Possess excellent prioritisation and time management skills 

•Be aligned to the ethos and values of the organisation 

To view the full list of responsibilities and selection criteria please download the job description below. 

Benefits of joining Oasis Community Learning:

•A strong Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme with training opportunities 

•A supportive network and family of staff in a motivating work environment

•A competitive pension scheme with a Local Government pension provider 

•A generous annual leave allowance of 25 days (plus 8 bank holiday days) per year, rising to 30 days (plus 8 bank holiday days) after 2 years of service  

How to Apply 

Please download and complete the Oasis Application Form and Equal Opportunity Form. Once complete, please return by email to oclrecruitment@oasisuk.org by no later than 11am on Monday 16 July 2018  

Unfortunately we cannot accept CVs alone as an application for this role - you must complete an Oasis Application Form for safeguarding purposes.   

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.  

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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