Executive Assistant to the Headteacher, Bicester

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The Cooper SchoolBicester

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,073.57 for term-time only hours
Contract term: Permanent

Bicester Learning Academy has an exciting opportunity for a well-organised, resourceful, self-motivated and articulate individual to join our trust as Executive Assistant to the Headteacher.  In this role you will provide comprehensive and high quality administrative support to the Executive Headteacher and the Senior Leadership Team (SLT).

This is a permanent position of 37 hours per week for 39 weeks per year (term time only plus INSET days).  The post will be based at The Cooper School but the successful candidate will be expected to work flexibly across all Bicester Learning Academy sites, currently The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School.  This is a Grade 7 position, with a current starting salary of £22,021 per annum full time equivalent.  The actual salary for the weeks worked will be £19,073.57 per annum.

We offer:

  • competitive salary;
  • an excellent pension scheme;
  • regular training opportunities;
  • friendly and supportive colleagues;
  • an energetic, vibrant and diverse environment where everyone is valued.

In return the successful candidate will have experience of working as a personal assistant and be able to demonstrate qualities including foresight, discretion, trustworthiness and excellent interpersonal skills.

To find out more about our academy visit our website www.bicesterlearningacademy.co.uk.  Please contact Human Resources with any questions by telephone on  (01869) 362697 or email recruitment@bicesterlearningacademy.co.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 18th November 2019, 9am

Interviews will take place on Thursday 21st November 2019

Bicester Learning Academy have the right to interview and appoint at any time throughout this recruitment process.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. 

Applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

Bicester Learning Academy is committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Details of the Academy’s policies relating to the Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Handling, Use, Retention and Disposal of Disclosure and Barring Certificates and Disclosure information are included within the recruitment pack.

More about The Cooper School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
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Bicester Learning Academy

Bicester Learning Academy is a multi academy trust currently comprising The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School.  The academy is run by a board of members supported by a board of trustees.  Both schools ope...