Preparatory School Administrator & PA to the Prep School Head, Barnstaple, Devon

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West Buckland SchoolBarnstaple, Devon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

West Buckland is a school founded in 1858 intended to offer an excellent education based on Christian values. It stands in nearly 100 acres of grounds, surrounded by farmland, near the western edge of Exmoor. Its rural location is outstandingly beautiful. The school is now a leading, multi-cultural community for boys and girls across North Devon and beyond.

The successful candidate  will be the primary administrative support to the Prep School and PA  to the Prep School Head and. They will provide a professional and responsive secretarial and administrative service to the Head and Prep School staff, and will be the point of contact, both internally and externally, for communications to the Headmaster. 

As PA to the Head you will represent the Head in various communications and will assist with operational planning and decision-making as appropriate.  This post is at the heart of the Prep school's operation and therefore a commitment to the school and its success is a fundamental prerequisite of the post. 

This is a very busy digital post and should not be seen as a traditional PA role but an administrator providing PA assistance.

For further information on West Buckland School please visit the school website at  

Please complete the application form and return in line with the detail in the job specification document. 

Applications can be emailed to  Emailed applications are welcomed, but please do not also post.

Closing date for applications is 18 September 2019. 

Interviews are expected to take place in the week of 23 September 2019. 

West Buckland School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. The post is defined as being within the scope of Regulated Activity. 

More about West Buckland School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: West Buckland, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 0SX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1598 760281
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