PA to Head/School Secretary, Southgate, N14 , North London

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Salcombe Preparatory SchoolSouthgate, N14 , North London

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Start date: Spring Term 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent


PA to Head/School Secretary – 8am to 5pm full time 

Salary: Competitive

Salcombe is a highly acclaimed Preparatory School which provides an excellent co-educational education for children aged 3 - 11. Small class sizes ensure that pastoral care is excellent and that children reach their potential in all areas of the curriculum.

We are seeking a full-time, experienced and professional Personal Assistant to the Head and School Secretary.

This is an important role in the school involving direct contact as the first point of contact for parents and visitors to the School office. The Head’s PA/School Secretary therefore needs to be an emotionally intelligent and organised person who can prioritise effectively, display flexibility and remain calm under pressure.

The successful candidate must display attention to detail, be articulate and numerate and be able to demonstrate high standards of presentation, both verbal and written to reflect the nature of the school. Advanced Word, Excel, Access, Publishing, Outlook and Powerpoint skills will be essential. 


Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.


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More about Salcombe Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: 224-226 Chase Side, Southgate, Enfield, London, N14 4PL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8441 5356
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Founded in 1918, Salcombe is a co-educational preparatory day school for children aged between 3 and 11. The school is situated on two neighbouring sites in Southgate, North London, and is served by excellent road and rail links.

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