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PA to Headteacher (Term Time Only 40 weeks per year)

Barnhill Community High SchoolHillingdon

PA to Headteacher 

Scale SO1 NJC 23 - 25 (Pro rata £27,308.04 - £28,175.89)

Contract Type: Permanent

Reporting to:  Headteacher / Executive Head

Hours: Part time - 36 Hours per week - 8am and 4pm , 39 weeks per year, Term time only + 5 INSET Days (total of 40 weeks per academic year)

Middlesex Learning Partnership is a successful Trust in West London. Our three academies occupy the very top positions in the Hillingdon League tables for outcomes.  We are highly collaborative and committed to making a difference to the lives of young people.  We have a strong sense of community where staff enjoy rewarding relationships with our conscientious and aspirational students.

We are looking to appoint a highly organised, efficient and experienced PA to provide a complete administrative service to the Head of school.

Personal Qualities needed for this role;

Always maintain confidentiality.

Good interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively with a 

variety of people and to assess and diffuse confrontational situations, as 

well as make people feel positive and included.

The capacity to remain calm and to cope with the unexpected.

Committed and enthusiastic.

Confident, positive and flexible attitude.

Positive mindset.

Willingness to learn and to deliver excellent service.

Love of working in an environment that is centred on children.

Essential skills & knowledge

Highly effective written and verbal communication skills – ability to 

compose letters accurately.

Ability to work on own initiative and make decisions.

Ability to work as a member of a collaborative team.

Excellent organisational and planning skills.

Ability to relate to all personnel and children within the school environment.

 Ability to approach all confidential matters with discretion, sensitivity and 

diplomacy, preserving the integrity of school information and complying with 

the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

 Knowledge and experience of whole school procedures, organisation and 

structure.

The ideal candidate will:

Have appropriate experience working as a PA using office systems and procedures.

Be able to prioritise a busy and varied workload to meet strict deadlines with minimal supervision.

Have effective numeracy, literacy and word processing skills. 

Be a proficient user of Microsoft office 365, with the ability to produce, create and edit documents using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Be able to work in a team and have a flexible approach to work.


Barnhill Community High is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment as part of our safer recruitment process you will be required to complete the necessary safeguarding checks.

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