Headteacher's PA, Chorley, Lancashire

Closing date:

Southlands High SchoolChorley, Lancashire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 or sooner if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 6
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Headteacher’s Personal Assistant

The position is 37 hours a week, term time plus 2 weeks.  Grade 6 point 21 -26  (£20,541 - £23,866) pro rata


The post will be available on a temporary contract and starts in January 2020 or sooner if possible.


Southlands High School is seeking to appoint an experienced Personal Assistant to provide professional and efficient executive support to the Headteacher. This role requires absolute confidentiality and the use of diplomacy and sensitivity at all times. You must be an excellent communicator and have exceptional administrative and organisational skills.


Previous experience of working within a school environment would be an advantage and a genuine interest in working amongst young people is essential. Flexibility is crucial to meet the demands of a busy school as is the ability to build effective relationships with staff, governors and the whole school community.

Responsibilities include:

• Provide day-to-day administration/secretarial support for HT in a discreet and confidential manner 

• Manage school cover

• Minute meetings

• Diary management

• HR and Recruitment 

• Dealing effectively with queries both internal and external

• Provide support for the Leadership Team when required

All candidates should complete the application form.


Closing Date Monday 14 October 2019

Completed Application Forms should be returned either by email mearsc@southlancs.lancs.sch.uk or by post to  Mrs C Mears, Southlands High School, Clover Road, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 2NJ

Interviews date to be confirmed.  


Southlands is an Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975. If successful, you will be required to apply to the Criminal Records Bureau for a ‘disclosure’.





More about Southlands High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Clover Road, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 2NJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1257 414455
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