Full time (37 hours p/w), term time only plus 5 INSET days
(additional hours may be required during summer holiday to coincide with exam results)
Somervale School is a small school by design with a roll of 535 students, allowing for a personalised approach to teaching and learning. The school is growing in size and is held in high regard by the local community. Post 16 students are taught as part of the Midsomer Norton Sixth Form (400 on roll) with lessons being taught at both Somervale and Norton Hill. Somervale is part of the Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership (MNSP), a Multi-Academy Trust.
The successful applicant will be expected to multi-task, providing full administrative support to the Headteacher. They will have experience working in a busy environment and working to high standards. You will be the first point of contact for the Senior Leadership Team and will be required to manage diaries, administer meetings, prepare papers, take minutes, format documents and have the ability to handle many projects at the same time. The successful candidate will have comprehensive administration and PA experience and the ability to line manage a small team. They will have excellent inter-personal skills, be competent at using Microsoft Office suite of applications and be able to work under pressure whilst maintaining a calm and professional manner at all times. A knowledge of SIMS would be beneficial but training will be given.
Somervale School serves Midsomer Norton, Radstock and the surrounding rural area where there is an abundance of attractive and affordable housing. The school is on the edge of the Mendips but close to both Bath and Wells.
Closing date for vacancy: 9am, Thursday 18th April 2019
Provisional date for Interview: 29th April 2019
Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.