Personal Assistant to CEO, Greater Manchester

Closing date:

The Blue Coat CofE SchoolGreater Manchester

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Grade 5 Pts24-29, £22,401 - £26,470 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



Permanent: NJC Grade 5 Pt 24-29, £22,401 - £26,470 per annum

Job Ref:  4600/381/18

This is a varied post which involves professional, executive and administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer. The role is pivotal to the Trust and offers the opportunity to be involved in an exciting phase of national educational development. 

As PA, you would also provide administrative governance support to the Trust Board and local committees. There will also be frequent and regular working with Trust schools. 

It is essential that applicants have previous experience in a PA role, excellent typing skills, highly proficient in MS Office suite and are incredibly organised. Communication skills are also paramount. 

We offer a competitive salary and a permanent contract. We are committed to staff welfare, development and training. You would be automatically enrolled in the Local Government Pension Scheme – one of the best. The position is business hours, Monday to Friday with holiday benefits of 24 days plus bank holidays rising to 28 days after 5 years’ service and 31 days after 10 years.

The successful candidate will be based at The Blue Coat C of E School’s iconic Henshaw Building in an accessible town centre location with free parking.

Full details and applications are available on our website: (

Applications by post should be marked ‘Personal Assistant to CEO’ and should be returned to:  Mrs J A Hollis, CEO, Cranmer Education Trust c/o The Blue Coat School, Egerton Street, OL1 3SQ.

CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Monday, 24th September, 2018 at 1.00pm

Interviews will be held: 27th September 2018 and 1st October 2018

Cranmer Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

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More about The Blue Coat CofE School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Egerton Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3SQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 6241484
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