PA to the Head of the Prep School, Hertfordshire

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Bishop's Stortford CollegeHertfordshire

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,385 (pro rata) + benefits
Contract term: Permanent

Appointment of a PA to the Head of the Prep School

Are you looking for a term time PA role in a friendly and vibrant Independent School? 

Bishop’s Stortford College is a place of learning that provides an outstanding range of opportunities for developing well-rounded, skilful and happy young people.  We pride ourselves on doing this in a beautiful environment with the best facilities. 

 At the College, we are aware that it is the people who make this possible. It is their energy, imagination and enthusiasm that creates the opportunities, experiences and very special atmosphere for both pupils and staff to enjoy.  

The Prep School 

The Bishop’s Stortford College Prep School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 4 – 13 (580 on roll). It is the preparatory school for Bishop’s Stortford College to which most of the Prep School pupils transfer at the end of Year 8. 

The Prep School is a wonderful place to teach and to learn. The pupils are super and the staff hard-working, committed and purposeful, but with a sense of humour which makes teaching here such fun. There is a buzz to the Prep School and visitors often comment on the positive, happy atmosphere they experience when they arrive.  Relationships between pupils and staff are key to generating and sustaining this and I hope you will want to become part of the team responsible for creating this environment.

Please visit the College website ( to view our last ISI Inspection Report and to get a flavour of all that goes on here.

The Post

Outstanding candidates are invited to apply for this important position.  The PA to the Head of the Prep School is responsible for acting as the first line of contact for the Head, his diary management, the maintenance of administrative systems and filing, and for general secretarial and administrative duties. 

The incumbent of this position comes into contact with a wide range of adults and pupils and provides a warm welcome to visitors and other contacts whilst operating at the highest professional standards in support of the Head. 

This position is full time 8.00 – 5.15, term time only with an additional two weeks to be worked as agreed with the Head.

Application Process

The closing date for applications is Monday 14th October 2019 at 9am

The offer of appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

More about Bishop's Stortford College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 10 Maze Green Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 2PJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1279 838575
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