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Personal Assistant to the Head of Prep School, Norfolk

Closing date:

Gresham's SchoolNorfolk

Salary: GBP £20,927 - £21,956 per year (Pension (contributory), PMI, Life Assurance, Free lunch during term time, Free car parking)

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Date Posted:

Closing date:

Start date: At the earliest opportunity

(Full-Time, Term-Time + INSET + 6 weeks)

Required to start: At the earliest opportunity

Gresham’s School is situated in the Georgian town of Holt and sits within 200 acres of glorious countryside. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, with the Norfolk Broads and the North Norfolk Coast just a few miles away. The Prep School has beautiful, spacious grounds, where our children thrive in a happy and caring environment. Our community is built on respect, kindness, integrity and hard work, with a jolly good sprinkling of fun and laughter!

At Gresham’s we recognise that every child has different strengths and talents and we pride ourselves on recruiting staff who can bring out each child’s true potential. The Prep School is a happy and ambitious learning community. We are proud of providing a forward looking and exciting education which focuses on long term aims and puts the happiness and well-being of our pupils at the centre of all we do.

We are currently looking to recruit a talented Personal Assistant to support the work of the Head of Gresham’s Prep School. The successful candidate will join our thriving community as a key member of the administrative team. The role involves managing a wide variety of administrative tasks to support the Head and Deputy Head with all aspects of running a busy day and boarding school.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in a dynamic and challenging administrative environment, have outstanding interpersonal, secretarial and organisational skills with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately. They will have the ability to work efficiently and calmly under pressure and will enjoy regular contact with staff, pupils and parents.

To apply for the role, please visit our website where you will find an application form. Our recruitment team can also be contacted by telephone on 01263 714623 or by email on

Closing Date: Monday 23rd November 2020 (12 noon)

Interviews: 24th/25th November 2020

Please Note: we reserve the right to appoint to the post up to and including 25th November 2020

Should you have any questions regarding this role please contact the Prep School Head, Mrs Cathy Braithwaite via email

Gresham’s is proud of its exemplary approach to the safeguarding of our children and conducts a robust recruitment process. Applicants are expected to engage fully with the requirements of this process. An offer to join the School is made subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check along with clearance on all other relevant safeguarding and child protection requirements.

Registered Charity No : 1105500


Applications closed

More about Gresham's School

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: All-through with sixth form

Funding status: Independent

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 2 - 18 years

Address: Cromer Road, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6EA, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1263 714500


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