Personal Assistant to the Head of School
Start date: January 2017 (or as soon as possible)
Salary range: £30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience and qualifications
This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to a vibrant, friendly and forward looking international school in London. The Dwight School community has a rich diversity of cultures, nationalities and experiences, with over 50 nationalities represented and over 40 languages spoken. We are a small, supportive community with high aspirations for our students and high expectations of our staff. Our aim is to develop young people who are confident, compassionate and able to make a positive impact in our global society.
We are seeking a Personal Assistant to provide a high standard of administrative and management support to the Head of School and with responsibility for overseeing the administrative staff across the whole school. The job is for 37.5 hours per week term time, plus 20 days to be worked in the school holidays. The position may require working beyond the normal hours by negotiation with the Head of School.
We will expect exceptional administrative skills, excellent people skills and attention to detail together with energy and enthusiasm and the willingness to become involved in the life of the school community.
In return you will have opportunities for professional development, the support of dedicated, resourceful and helpful colleagues, the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of young people and all the advantages of a lively, diverse and welcoming international community.
For more information and an application form please visit the school website. In your cover letter outline how your skills and experience meet the job description and person specification. The deadline for applications is 8th December 2016. Interviews will take place in the week beginning 12th December.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to respect this commitment. The post is subject to medical questionnaire, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.