PA to Headteacher/HR Officer, Sutton

Closing date:Expiring soon

Overton Grange SchoolSutton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £26,339 - £30,526 per year
Contract term: Permanent

PA to the Headteacher/HR Officer

Required for September

36 hrs per week Monday – Friday, term time + 5 INSET days and 3 further weeks during the school holidays = 42 weeks per annum)

APT&C Grade SO1/SO2 (scale points 21 – 28) 

£28,725 - £33,291 per annum (Full time equivalent)

£26,339 - £30,526 (actual) 

Hours: 08.15 – 16.00 Monday to Thursday and 09.00 – 16.30 Friday (with 30 minutes’ unpaid lunch break each day)

Job share would be considered but would have to be for either 2 or 3 full days per week.

We are seeking an experienced, professional PA to work closely with the Headteacher to provide excellent organisational and administrative support in managing the day-to-day running of the school. Experience of working in a school environment is desirable.

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be confident in their approach and demonstrate high levels of attention to detail. The role will require flexibility and use of initiative to provide a key support function to the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team, often within tight timescales, in a fast-paced environment.

Overton Grange is a popular comprehensive school, with over 1250 students on roll, including around 200 in the Sixth Form.  It has enjoyed consistent academic success and was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in 2019. 

All staff receive personalised CPD support in their professional and career development.  We are a dynamic, supportive community believing in continuous personal development for all.  Both staff workload and well-being are important aspects of our ethos.

Overton Grange School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Candidates will be required to undergo the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure process.

Full details and an application form are available:

via the school’s website – or

via email to

or please telephone: 020 8239 2383 

Closing date: Thursday 9 April 2020*

* We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date should a suitable  candidate apply.   

More about Overton Grange School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stanley Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6TQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8239 2383
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