Bishop David Brown School are seeking to appoint an exceptional personal assistant to the Head of School. This is a permanent role (subject to a six month probation period) for 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, and for 42 weeks per year (39 weeks during term time, including inset days, plus 3 weeks during holiday times, taken as directed). Annual leave should only be taken during school holidays. The salary will be based on Grade S7 with a range of £23,573 to £27,814, dependent upon experience. This salary will be paid in twelve equal payments over the year. The actual salary, pro rate, will be between £21,640 to £25,534 per annum.
The Head of School’s office at Bishop David Brown is a busy environment and the successful candidate will need a range of skills to manage this position. You will come into contact with a wide range of stakeholders including teachers, students, parents and carers, education specialists, governors and members of the public. Your skills will be used on a wide range of tasks ranging from answering the phone to preparation of reports.
Key qualities of this role will include confidentiality, efficiency, flexibility and being able to work using your own initiative. You will be put under pressure at times and will need to demonstrative a willingness to contribute to the continued improvement of our school.
Prior experience of working in an educational environment would be advantageous as would experience of marketing or PR.