A Personal Assistant for the Head is required for April 2020. The role involves providing confidential secretarial support to the Head as well as being involved the administrative running of the School. The Head’s Personal Assistant is responsible for acting as the first line of contact for the Head, her diary management, the maintenance of administrative systems and filing, and for general secretarial and administrative duties.
The successful candidate will be a senior part of the team which provides administrative support to the teaching and non-teaching services within the School. He or she comes into contact with a wide range of adults and pupils and provides a warm welcome to visitors and other contacts whilst operating at the highest professional standards in support of the Head. School days are busy and the position requires excellent, all round, administrative skills including attention to detail and forward planning. Being able to manage many different tasks while retaining complete confidentiality and discretion is essential.
Hours of work will be 9am to 6pm during term time plus seven weeks during the school holidays (42 weeks of the year plus holiday accrual).
Please apply by downloading our application form from the school’s website www.mtpn.org.uk and either email to: email@example.com or send by post to Dr Karen McNerney, Head, Merchant Taylors’ Prep, Moor Farm, Sandy Lodge Road, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 1LW by Monday 24 Feb (12 noon).
All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of sex, age, race, marital status or disability.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A criminal background check will be required via the Disclosure Procedure.