Sawston, Cambridge
Scale 6: £23,866-£25,463 pro rata plus market premium allowance
05 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Required as soon as possible


Scale 6: £23,866-£25,463 pro rata plus market premium allowance

Actual salary from £24,851

37 hours per week, 43 weeks per year (term time plus 5 weeks)

Sawston Village College is a high-achieving, successful 11-16 academy, with a reputation for innovation in teaching and learning, outstanding pupil behaviour and inclusive, caring values. A founding member of the Anglian Learning group of schools, we are situated just outside the beautiful city of Cambridge, offering first class professional development opportunities to our staff and a supportive, friendly environment in which to work.

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to support the effective strategic and day-to-day management of the College by undertaking a high quality, professional, senior administrative role as Personal Assistant to the Principal.  The role also involves supporting other members of the Senior Leadership Team, Chair and Clerk to the Governing Body, and acting as co-mentor to a group of pupils.  This vacancy has arisen following the promotion of the current Personal Assistant to a new role within Anglian Learning.

You will have experience of working at senior executive level, with excellent secretarial skills.  The ability to manage a varied workload, demonstrate initiative and maintain confidentiality is essential, together with the diplomatic skills required to represent the school in a positive and professional manner.

To find out more, please download an information pack and application form from our website at  For an informal discussion about the role, or to arrange a visit to the school prior to making an application, please contact Sarah Golding on 01223 712777. 

Applications must be submitted on our application form.  

CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Wednesday 17 October at noon

Interviews: Friday 2 November

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.  Therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.