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Headmistress' PA

Headmistress' PA

Falcons School

London, Putney

Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
24 January 2018

Job overview

Falcons School for Girls is currently looking for an organised, enthusiastic and efficient personal assistant to the Headmistress. The successful candidate will be dynamic, will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and will be able to build relationships with children, staff and parents.  

The Role 

This is a really exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, supportive and caring person who works with equal efficacy both independently and as part of a team. This position will be a varied and busy role and would suit someone kind, highly organised and with a great eye for detail.  Experience of working within a school environment is beneficial. The successful candidate will be expected to have strong administrative, secretarial and IT skills along with excellent interpersonal and communications skills. Previous experience of school procedures and administrative systems would be an advantage. It is desirable that the candidate has experience of using SIMS. Training will be provided if required. If you can work using your own initiative and are experienced in a wide range of administrative duties you are encouraged to apply.  

The School 

The Falcons School for Girls educates girls from 3-11 years. The School’s vision is to continue to be Cherishing, Challenging and Creative.     

The Falcons School for Girls is part of the prestigious Alpha Plus Group, whose motto 'the gold standard in education' signifies their commitment to maintaining the very highest standards in each of their schools.  

Our school offers an excellent and broad all-round academic education. Pupils are highly motivated and parents and staff share a commitment to a creative curriculum. Girls move on by examinations to top London day and boarding schools. Closing date: Wednesday 24th January 2018. 

Apply 

To apply, please visit the Alpha Plus Group careers portal to complete an online application. 

https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/alphaplusgroup/vms/e/careers/positions/ak7q6w8QXfWy1Hdy-4E_AR  

SAFEGUARDING 

APG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of APG you are expected to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within APG Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES  

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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About Falcons School

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+44 20 8992 5189

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Falcons School is a non-selective independent primary school for pupils aged 2-11, situated in Putney, south-west London. 

Headmistress

Sara Williams-Ryan

Values and vision

Falcons School takes pride in developing happy, confident girls ready to meet their next educational challenge. It has high expectations of pupils and seeks to develop them into high-achievers, lifelong learners and leaders.

Teachers are encouraged to adapt their delivery to reflect their pupils’ needs, and parents are viewed as genuine partners in their child’s education.

Falcons School endeavours to provide a challenging and fun curriculum with a strong emphasis on creative learning. The school aims to set academically rigorous standards for its pupils.

ISI report

“The pupils’ overall achievement is excellent. The curriculum is broad and generally balanced, contributing to pupils’ achievement and progress, which is above the average for pupils of similar ability.”

“Pupils have very well developed skills in English and mathematics, and a very high degree of skill in information and computer technology. These skills enable pupils to extend their understanding and make excellent progress over time.”

“The leadership and management of the school are excellent and fulfil the school’s aim to provide a very high standard of education.”

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Applications closed