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Head's PA

St Christopher's SchoolHampstead

The School seeks to appoint a Personal Assistant to the Head.

The successful candidate will develop a comprehensive understanding of the needs of the Head and the ethos of the School in order to provide outstanding administrative support. Exercising sound and professional judgment, the PA to the Head will anticipate and solve problems and exercise initiative to ensure the efficient and smooth running of the Head’s office and School.

Working with the Head of Admissions and Marketing, the successful applicant will deliver an engaging, professional and welcoming service to key stakeholders, and assist in the organisation of events.

The School

St Christopher’s School is an independent day prep school for over 240 girls ages 4 to 11. It was founded in 1883 by an enthusiastic educationalist, Miss Roberts, based in her father’s drawing room. It started as a mixed school, but by 1950 it had become primarily a girls’ school. It became known as St Christopher’s School in 1919 when it moved to its current site.

St Christopher’s offers: 

  • Friendly staff team 
  • A lively, and innovative learning environment with an extended focus on sports, music, art and drama 
  • Excellent location in Hampstead 
  • Competitive salary package 
  • Free school lunches during term-time

Safeguarding

The School is committed to safeguarding children within its welfare, and safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone who works there.

The appointment is subject to at least two satisfactory references, receipt of Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) disclosure, verification of identity and qualifications, satisfactory medical fitness, evidence of the right to work in the UK and DfE prohibition checks. Additional overseas checks will be required for candidates who have lived or worked outside the UK.

St Christopher’s School adheres to the General Data Protection Regulation (2018). We will obtain information about you including any criminal convictions you may have. All information will be kept confidential and it will only be used to process your application. If your application is unsuccessful, all your information will be deleted from our systems and disposed of in a secure manner.

Terms

Permanent; all year round

8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday

30 days holiday plus Bank Holidays to be taken in school holiday time, excluding designated dates in the school holidays

Salary: Up to £35,000 pa

To start in January 2022

The School is an equal opportunities employer

Interviews will take place in early January 2022

How to apply

For full details, please press Quick Apply and refer to the attached documents. You are required to complete the application form which includes writing a supporting statement.

To arrive no later than 4pm on 7 December 2021



Supporting documents

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