Personal Assistant (PA) to Principal, Leeds

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The Ruth Gorse AcademyLeeds

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Start date: September 2017 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade SO1 (29-31), (£25,951 - £ 27,668)
Contract term: Permanent

Personal Assistant (£25,951 - £ 27,668

Full Time 37 hours per week (subject to a 6 month probationary period)  

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, The Ruth Gorse Academy is looking to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) for September 2017 or earlier if possible.   

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to work alongside the new Principal of the Academy. This is a very busy role in an unashamedly ambitious academy.    

The intention of this role is to provide extensive diary management, organising and attending meetings, and acting on initiative to undertake research and compile relevant briefing papers for the Principal and the Senior Leadership team. You should be organised, efficient, personable and a team player.  

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to take their secretarial career to the next step in a dynamic organisation. Ideally you will have solid work experience from an industry, public services or education background and have an understanding of children and young people.   

An Application Pack (including Job Description and Person Specification) is available to download direct from our website at and by email to 

CVs not accepted.  

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 23 August 2017 (noon) 

Applications should be returned to: 

Interviews will take place: Wednesday 30 August 2017   

Please be aware that The Ruth Gorse Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including DBS checks.

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More about The Ruth Gorse Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Black Bull Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2531 600
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The Ruth Gorse Academy is a newly built free school located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. First opened in 2014, the Ruth Gorse Academy is part of the Gorse Academies Trust, a relatively small trust supporting eight schools. The school currently serves ke...