Personal Assistant to the Headteacher, Pinner, London Borough of Harrow

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Pinner High SchoolPinner, London Borough of Harrow

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Start date: 1st December 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30,930 FTE (H8) £27,688 Pro-Rata
Contract term: Permanent

Personal Assistant to the Headteacher

Do you want to work for a school whose innovation and passion for teaching has won a string of awards in its first year of opening? At a school which brings life to the motto ‘Inspiring Learning’? Where the learning experience of every child is at the heart of everything we do? 

We are looking for an exceptional full time Personal Assistant to the Headteacher who has the highest expectations of both themselves and the students they support. Responsible for the line management of reception, we are looking for a brand ambassador to embody our values and ethics providing a warm welcome to parents, visitors and the wider community whilst operating at the highest professional standards.

If you can provide high quality administrative and secretarial support with heaps of enthusiasm then we can offer you a modern, career advancing opportunity with the chance to work with other exceptional colleagues.

We opened in September 2016 with 150 students and just 20 Support Staff and teachers! September 2018 and we are 480 students strong with over 65 employees and part way through an 18 month £4.2 million refurbishment project. Our Sixth Form opens in 2021. 

In our first year alone we have accumulated a haul of awards including the ‘EQ’ equalities award, the Investors in People Health and Wellbeing Award, a Pearson Teaching Awards Certificate of Excellence and more recently, Prince’s Teaching Institute Mark – an organisation that promotes education for all. In addition, we were delighted to be featured in the Parliamentary Review 2017, showcasing best practice in education nationwide.

As we continue to trailblaze our success, the future for Pinner High School is bright and exciting! 

What you can offer:

  • Exceptional organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A sense of urgency with multi-tasking ability.
  • Sound judgement and comfortable using own initiative.
  • A willingness to expand skill set and actively seek development opportunities to put into practice.   

Reasons to work at Pinner High school:

  • Excellent CPD opportunities including schools within the Trust across the Borough.
  • The opportunity to contribute to extra-curricular activities as part of the ‘Heads Challenge’ scheme – our own Duke of Edinburgh style award.
  • The opportunity to work with a supportive, collaborative leadership team, open to new ideas and policies to feed into the school’s growth and development.
  • A calm, friendly, and disciplined environment with positive relationships.
  • A collaborative approach to building a new school.

To find out why we’re so proud of Pinner High School, visit our website www.pinnerhighschool.org or check us out on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our You Tube channel: https://youtu.be/OgKGh7vBfJw 

If Pinner High School sounds like it is right for you:

  • Download the application form from our website: www.pinnerhighschool.org, complete and email to: careers@pinnerhighschool.org 
  • Submit a personal statement explaining why you want to work with us and why you are the best person for the role.
  • CV's strictly not accepted.

Pinner High School and Harrow Academies Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. Successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For more information about our safeguarding policies, please visit our school website: 

http://www.pinnerhighschool.org/page/?title=Safeguarding&pid=44



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Beaulieu Drive, Pinner, Middlesex, HA5 1NB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 3096 0769
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