Personal Assistant, Tower Hamlets

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Mulberry Academy ShoreditchTower Hamlets

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Start date: By July 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: SO2, Inner London
Contract term: Permanent

Applications are invited for the following post, which is advertised on a permanent basis commencing by 1st July 2019.

Personal Assistant to the Executive Principal

Salary: Scale SO2, Inner London 

Contract: Full time, permanent (term time 39 weeks + 5 days in the holidays, 35 hours)

Reference: MAS032

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented and experienced Personal Assistant (PA), who will be able to contribute to the school’s growing success.

As PA, you will provide excellent proactive administration support to our Executive Principal (EP) allowing them to focus fully on the core business of the school. The PA will be responsible for diary management, organising meetings, planning and other senior administrative duties. You will liaise with various senior internal and external contacts on behalf of the EP, maintaining the flow of communication where necessary as well as building and maintaining links with the appropriate contacts.

You will need to be highly organised and with excellent attention to detail. You will need strong communication and interpersonal skills to ensure that you are able to relate to people at all levels and react calmly in challenging situations.  A positive, professional and can do attitude is absolutely essential as is the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

You will have excellent IT skills and be familiar with the Microsoft Office products.

If you wish to apply for the above position, please refer to the attached job description and the required skills and experience within it.

Full details of this post and an application form please visit our website.

Your completed application form should reach the HR Team by email by 8am, 20th May 2019.  You are advised to ensure your completed application form addresses the person specification criteria.  We regret that CVs or expressions of interest will not be accepted and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Interviews will be on a date to be confirmed after shortlisting.

As a member of staff at Mulberry Academy Shoreditch, you will benefit from:

The full support of an experienced Senior Leadership Team

Outstanding facilities including a Sports Centre with state-of-the-art fitness suite for personal use

A location within a vibrant London borough, with excellent transport links connecting you to all the attractions of this international city

A diverse and friendly student and staff body

A competitive salary with inner-London weighting and pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme that allows you to get a new bike, clothing or accessories

Free eye tests and discount on a choice of modern frames and lenses

Discount/cashback scheme that offers huge savings on purchases (including the regular grocery shop), eating out, entertainment and much more

Access to our Lifeskills portal that offers advice on a range of useful matters, including mortgage, tenancy, personal finance and budgeting

Confidential 24/7 counselling support service for practical advice (including legal) or emotional support with either personal or work issues 

Access to Season Ticket Loans

Sabbatical scheme 

Range of training opportunities

Mulberry Academy Shoreditch is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.

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More about Mulberry Academy Shoreditch
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Gosset Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6NW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 207 920 7900
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