Personal Assistant to Headmaster, Westminster

Closing date:Expiring soon

Portland Place SchoolWestminster

Date posted:
Start date: October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30,000.00
Contract term: Permanent

Join Portland Place an independent Secondary School – A Haven of Creativity

Portland Place School is a leading independent co-educational day school for children aged 10-16 located directly in the heart of the City of Westminster. It was founded with a particular purpose in mind: to be an alternative to the intense, large, examination focused independent day schools of which there are many in London.

Part of the Alpha Plus family of schools, Portland Place offers rigorous and tailored professional development to meet the needs of staff progression, a diverse and experienced group of teachers who share their pedagogical practice and first class teaching & learning and pastoral care for students. Our aim is to provide a real-life education where children are adaptable, empathic and are prepared for 21st Century careers.  

Alpha Plus Group offer a variety of staff benefits including an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), Season Ticket Loans and Eye Care Vouchers. 

To work at Portland Place is to be part of a dynamic and experienced administrative team.

The core purpose of this job is to support the Headmaster with the smooth running of the school. The successful applicant will provide high quality, timely, general secretarial and administrative duties for the Headmaster and SLT. Previous Personal Assistant experience is essential. Previous administrative experience in a secondary school is desirable.

The post is full time, year round. Working hours are 37.5 hours per week. The salary is £30,000 per annum.

Join Alpha Plus Group – the gold standard in education 

At Alpha Plus schools and colleges we offer rewarding careers. Our teachers and staff are passionate about education and have a desire for personal development. 

Alpha Plus is a values-led organisation that prides itself on its high expectations of all involved in the education process. 

The successful candidate will meet all the requirements of the person specification, will receive strongly supported references and be subject to enhanced criminal record checks. All applications welcome regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity or religion but candidates must be fit and medically fit and have the right to work in the UK. Please view our school policies via the APG Portal.

Portland Place School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children. All staff are trained in child protection. We ensure all candidates are properly police checked on appointment. The school will only accept fully completed application forms with three references and CV attached.

More about Portland Place School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 16 years
Address: 56-58 Portland Place, London, W1B 1NJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 3078700
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About Portland Place School

Portland Place is a mixed, selective, non-denominational all-through school with sixth form situated in central London. It is an independent school with a total of 251 pupils.

Portland Place was founded in 1996 at its pres...