PA to the Principal/Office Manager, Sheffield

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Outwood Academy CitySheffield

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,410 to £22,742
Contract term: Temporary

Temporary from September 2019 until 31 July 2020

37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year

Following a recent promotion, we are recruiting a PA to the Principal/Office Manager. This is a temporary post for one year.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to provide efficient and effective support to the Principal and act as a member of the academy’s Senior Leadership Team. In addition, you will assume the responsibility of Office Manager; line managing the academy’s Reception/Admin function. As Clerk to the Academy Council, you will clerk all meetings and provide administrative support on behalf of the Chair.

To be successful, you should come from an administrative background. Previous experience of leading and motivating staff and providing clear vision and direction would be desirable, though support will be provided. Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to gain credibility at all levels are essential. Well-developed ICT skills and, an understanding and ability to maintain confidentiality will be vital to the role. Owing to the nature of the post, you will need to be flexible and appreciate attendance to evening meetings will be required.

As part of a growing multi-academy trust, you will be well supported and have access to a range of high-quality professional development through the Outwood Institute of Education.

Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change.

To arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact Sara Louise Peasant by email: 

For more information and to apply, please go to: > Vacancies.

Closing date: Midday on 16  August 2019.

Interview date: Friday, 23 August 2019.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at midday, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early. 

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check. 

More about Outwood Academy City
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Stradbroke Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S13 8SS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 114 235 8120

Chief Executive Officer: Martyn Oliver
Executive Principal: Phil Smith

Principal: Andrew Downing

Outwood Academy City is a school with a clear mission: to transform life chances for the young people of Sheffield. Having joined the nationally renown...