Personal Assistant to the Headteacher, Warminster, Wiltshire

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Kingdown SchoolWarminster, Wiltshire

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Grade I point 28/Scale 6 28 (£12.94 per hour)
Contract term: Permanent

A rare opportunity to join the administration team at this excellent school has arisen. We are looking for a new Personal Assistant to the Headteacher 

The role will include:

  • A comprehensive PA and secretarial service for the Headteacher and members of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Liaison with colleagues, parents and other agencies
  • Arranging, preparing for, and minute taking at, meetings
  • Diary management
  • Record keeping and HR administration 
  • Maintenance and co-ordination of safeguarding documentation 
  • Supervision of staff

The successful applicant will:

  • Hold qualifications at Level 3 (A Levels, or equivalent), plus GCSE English at Grade C or above
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have outstanding ICT and secretarial skills, including accurate touch typing (a knowledge of SIMs would be advantageous)
  • Have superb organisational skills
  • Be self-motivated, dedicated, consistent and have a confident personality
  • Have strong interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work with a variety of stakeholders and groups
  • Be a really strong team player
  • Be interested in developing a career within a school in a growing multi academy trust

Usual working weeks: 41 weeks (term time only, plus two weeks)

Usual hours of work: 37 hours per week

For further details please visit the Kingdown School website at or please contact:

Teresa Barsby, Operations Manager

Kingdown School

Woodcock Road

WARMINSTER, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR

Tel: 01985 215551

e-mail: tsb@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk

Interviews: Week commencing TBC

To apply please use the apply button.

The Kingdown School and the Acorn Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as health screening.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1985 215551
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Kingdown School is an 11 to 18 school set in the charming market town of Warminster, Wiltshire on the edge of Salisbury Plain lying between Bath and Salisbury.  Warminster is a bustling garrison town with a population of approximately 17,000. &n...