The role of the PA to the Deputy Head Pastoral is to provide support across all areas of his responsibility through a full confidential, high quality executive assistant and secretarial service. This includes dealing with governors, members of the senior leadership team, teaching staff, parents, pupils and visitors to the school on his behalf. The role holder would work closely with other members of the School’s Administrative Team and also with external agencies, promoting a positive image of the school.
The PA to the Deputy Head Pastoral must have the ability to communicate in an efficient and friendly manner. It is important to develop continuity and consistency and a day-to-day rapport with pupils and staff showing appropriate care and concern for parent and pupils needs. The successful candidate will be an extremely high calibre person with excellent proven administrative and computing skills (including Word, Excel spreadsheets and related formulae, PowerPoint and Outlook). They will be proactive with a “can do” approach and able to work on their own initiative.
Forest School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.