Wakefield Grammar School Foundation

Head’s PA

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£14,229 pa with progression to £16,600 pa
14 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Wakefield Girls' High School, Senior School

(GSA Day School, 685 Girls 11 – 18 years)


Wakefield Girls’ High School Senior School aims to give a good all round education to each pupil, encouraging academic excellence, nurturing talents, developing an individual's potential and emphasising traditional values in the modern context.  Our reputation as a centre of educational excellence and extra-curricular activities is widely acknowledged in Yorkshire and beyond.   Ours is an extremely successful and happy school.  

Head’s PA

Actual starting salary £14,229 pa

with progression to £16,600 pa


We have an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our school as the Head’s PA as soon as possible.  This role has responsibility for dealing with confidential secretarial and administrative duties relating to all aspects of the Head’s work. 

The successful candidate should have at least 2 years’ secretarial experience in an administrative and / or customer service environment and be able to operate at the highest level of confidentiality and discretion. Experience in a school setting would be highly desirable. The role requires an individual with outstanding interpersonal skills in dealing with parents, pupils, staff and visitors, a high degree of flexibility, an ability to work using their own initiative and excellent organisational skills to meet strict deadlines.  A knowledge of all Microsoft packages is essential and experience with SIMS is also desirable.

This post is part time, working 27.5 hours a week, term time only (including INSET) plus two weeks during the summer holiday period.  The exact working days and hours are to be discussed at interview. 

As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website by clicking the apply button or Mrs Christina Hastings, Administrative Bursar, telephone 01924 373943 or by email chastings@qegsss.org.uk

Closing date for applications:  4.00 pm Friday 28th October 2016