PA to the Principal, Islington, London

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City of London Academy, Highgate HillIslington, London

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible - February 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,700 - £27,471
Contract term: Permanent

Personal Assistant to the Principal

Salary Grade: Scale 6 – SO1
Actual salary: £23,700 - £27,471
Hours: 35 per week - Term Time only + 5 days

Required as soon as possible
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a personal assistant to the principal to join our administrative team and work pro-actively with the trust, governors, senior management team, heads of department and teachers to promote student progress and achievement.

You will work under the direct supervision of principal and you will liaise with the office manager to assist with effective administration support. A meticulous attention to detail is paramount. You should have excellent IT skills, be well organised, have a professional approach to work and be able to prioritise workloads to meet critical deadlines. You must also be willing to undertake further training.

You will be expected to manage your own workload and prioritise work appropriately. 

Already the country’s best performing Trust for the new Progress 8 measure at KS4, the City of London Academies Trust is driven by ambition: to deliver world-class results as we combine the heritage and tradition of the City of London with creativity and innovation. We have a proven track record of school improvement, offering students an exciting curriculum and opportunities to perform, showcase their talents and experience the world of work outside of the classroom.

Normal hours will be between 8.00 and 16.00. It is expected that you would be available to support certain meetings outside of these hours by agreement in advance for which time off in lieu will be accrued.

Excellent communication skills both oral and written are an essential part of the role to be able to deal with staff, students, parents, governors and external agencies. 

In this post you will play an instrumental role in school improvement, developing whole-school systems and ensuring that the school is outstanding in every category within three years. You will be working with a team whose mission it is to embed excellence in everything we do.

Please click on the apply button below to complete application form for this role.

Further details are available from the school web-site.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and as part of the selection process an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check will be required.

Closing date for applications is Midnight Sunday 21st January 2018 with interviews being held shortly afterwards.

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More about City of London Academy, Highgate Hill
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holland Walk, Duncombe Road, Archway, London, N19 3EU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7281 3536
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