PA to Headteacher

Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
10 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Queen Elizabeth’s High School, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough DN21 2ST

PA to Headteacher:   37 hours per week/41 weeks per year

Start date: 1 September 2019

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Personal Assistant to join the workforce at a school which provides the very best education for the children in its care. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a high degree of practical skills and competence.  The PA to the Headteacher will work in close proximity with the Leadership Team in areas of high confidentiality on a daily basis.  Complete discretion is therefore of the utmost importance.

The successful applicant will offer exceptional secretarial and administrative skills and, whilst experience of working in an educational environment would be desirable, for the right candidate it is not essential.  The postholder will be able to work with initiative and foresight to a very high standard and contribute to the smooth running of the school’s management and administrative functions.  They should possess excellent communication skills in order to present the appropriate image of the school and strong organisational skills and flexibility to meet tight timescales.

The contract will be 37 hours per week/41 weeks per year (term time plus 15 days) and will be paid on Grade 5:12.  The weekly hours are expected to be 08.30 to 16.30 Monday to Thursday and 08.30 to 16.00 on Friday.  This includes a 30 minute unpaid break at a time agreed with the Headteacher.

Queen Elizabeth’s High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

For further details and to apply, please go to website and complete the application form via our Recruitment site.  Please include in the Personal Statement section of the application how you believe your experience to date equips you for this post and outline some of your ideas on how you would approach the job at QEHS. 

Closing date is midday on Tuesday 25 June 2019.