Principal's PA, Walsall

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Joseph Leckie AcademyWalsall

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: G5/6 - £20,344 to £26,317 (dependent on experience)
Contract term: Permanent


The Governors wish to appoint a Principal’s PA for September 2019 following the promotion of the current post holder. The person appointed will be required to provide a high quality secretarial service to the Principal.

We are seeking to appoint a skilled, motivated and committed Personal Assistant (PA) to work alongside the Principal of the Academy. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced administrator, secretary or personal assistant who is seeking a new opportunity. As a Personal Assistant, you will work closely with the Principal to provide administrative support, usually on a one-to-one basis. You will help the Principal make the best use of their time by dealing with varied administrative tasks including maintaining diaries, arranging appointments, organising meetings as well as liaising with staff, parents / families and external agencies.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly, confident and professional individual who has a strong secretarial or administrative background with proven organisational ability. You will have excellent organisation and communication skills, and take pride in the presentation and accuracy of your work. You will be pro- active with a high degree of initiative and the ability to multi-task and remain calm under pressure. You will be fully competent in using a wide variety of software packages. You will also have experience of implementing and maintaining procedures and administrative systems.

Candidates must:

· Have previous experience of working as a PA

· Be able to maintain confidentiality

· Have substantial experience of working within a busy administration team

· Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

· Be competent in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel)

· Have a flexible approach and be willing to work additional hours if required

· Have a positive attitude and work well with others

This is a full time, term time only post. Prospective candidates are advised to study the person specification and job description carefully to check the criteria for this post.

Informal visits to the Academy are welcomed - please contact Gemma Randle, Principal’s PA by telephone – 01922 721071 extension 204 or email: to make the necessary arrangements.

Further details and application form available from the Academy’s website:

Apply by completing the Academy’s application form – Non Teaching.

Please note CV’s and agencies will not be accepted.

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd July 2019. 

Interviews will take place week commencing July 8th 2019.

Joseph Leckie Academy is committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students and candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Joseph Leckie Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Walstead Road West, Walsall, West Midlands, WS5 4PG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1922 721071
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We aim to be a place of learning in which all our students can:

• achieve their full potential;
• develop the skills of independent enquiry;
• work co-operatively with others;
• lay the foundations for a happy, successful and healt...