PA to Headteacher, Warrington

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Gregory's Catholic High SchoolWarrington

Date posted:
Start date: asap
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 6
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an efficient, organised and highly motivated PA to the Headteacher. We are looking for a candidate who is committed to providing excellent customer service with a strong background in administration.

37 hours per week

Term Time plus 3 weeks

The successful applicant will:

• act as an ambassador for the school and the Headteacher in all matters

• be able to lead staff effectively in order to ensure high standards and operational efficiency are achieved at all times, and to effectively manage and develop individuals within the team

• understand the need for confidentiality and discretion and demonstrate very high standards of professionalism at all times

• provide support, be a regular liaison point for all Governors

• have GCSE grade C English and Maths as a minimum, excellent IT skills, excellent communication skills (both written and oral)

• have experience of school-based systems such as SIMS

• have very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage challenging situations within a very busy environment

• be able to use initiative and demonstrate a ‘can do’ approach to prioritising tasks, solving problems and multi-tasking

• be able to work to tight deadlines and have the ability to be flexible and adaptable

• be efficient, organised and accurate, with an excellent attention to detail

• have recent knowledge of statutory policies and procedures in relation to school administration (including HR) and Data Protection (GDPR)

• enjoy working with children

• promote and support the Catholic ethos of the school, demonstrating conduct in keeping with this at all times

• understand the importance of establishing and maintaining an effective safeguarding culture

This post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references. 

Candidates who are interested must apply using the Catholic Education Service application form. Further details can be found on our website at 

Closing date for applications: 24th January 2019

Interviews: week commencing 28th January 2019

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More about St Gregory's Catholic High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Cromwell Avenue, Westbrook, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1925 574888
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