Office Manager & Head's PA, Brighton and Hove

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King's SchoolBrighton and Hove
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Band 4a (Points 19-23), actual pay £24,799- £26,999 depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

Office Manager and Head’s PA

Contract: Full time, full year   

Salary: Band 4a (Points 19-23), actual pay £24,799- £26,999 depending on experience 

Start date: ASAP 

Application closing date: Friday 6th September, midday 

Interviews for this post will be held in the week commencing 16th September- further details to be confirmed 


King’s School is recruiting for an Office Manager and Head’s PA to join our growing school community. The post holder will line manage our outstanding office team, and be central to the school’s administrative function; overseeing student admissions, cover and communications. They will work closely with the Headteacher, providing efficient and discreet PA support, as well as supporting the school’s Senior Leadership Team on a range of projects. This is a broad role, and the post holder will be a self-starter, adept at problem solving and happiest in a busy environment. If you are a creative thinker with strong administrative or PA experience, we would like to hear from you.  Please see the accompanying job description and person specification for further details of the role.


King’s School is an ecumenical Christian School in the Diocese of Chichester. The school opened its doors to its first cohort of students in September 2013. There are currently just over 490 students in years 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11, and a team of over 40 teachers and support staff. In September 2019 the school moves into its new, purpose built site in Hangleton. This is the culmination of six years of hard work and planning, and marks the beginning of an exciting new stage in the school’s development.


The school received its first Ofsted inspection in 2015 and received a rating of good with outstanding features. School leadership and pupil behaviour were rated ‘outstanding’, and the school was praised as “an exceptionally harmonious community”. We are keen to continue driving improvement and are seeking to appoint dedicated staff who will support the school’s development and growth. 


Our work and relationships are based upon the four core Christian values of Love, Forgiveness, Respect and Responsibility and through these we encourage and support every student and member of staff to be the best that they can be.


Why join King’s School?

• Enthusiastic, committed and supportive staff team

• Range of opportunities for professional development

• Exciting opportunities in school development 

• Excellent support through our sponsor- Russell Education Trust

• Close proximity to the vibrant city of Brighton


The closing date for applications is noon Friday 6th September. Shortlisted candidates will be asked for interview shortly after close of applications. If you have any questions about this role, or would like an informal discussion about joining King’s, please contact Eleanor Edwards via vacancies@kingsschoolhove.org.uk. 


If you wish to apply for this position, please visit our website for the application form and further information   www.kingsschoolhove.org.uk Completed applications should be sent to vacancies@kingsschoolhove.org.uk by noon on the closing date. Please note that we are only able to accept applications made via our application form. Applications made by C.V. or other application form will be rejected. 


We are completely committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. Those who work for us are expected to share this commitment, which will be fully tested as part of the selection process.  Our policies, procedures and practices reflect our commitment to equality and diversity. Individuals will be selected for appointment based purely on their suitability for the post.


King’s School is a Free School which takes funding from the department for Education and operates as any other state school. Our sponsor is the Russell Education Trust which is an organisation staffed solely by Educational Professionals (and not by private business). 




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