PA to Head Teacher
|Employer||Medway Schools | Wayfield community Primary School||Reference||EDS/717|
|Published||Tue 01/05/2012 15:06 PM||Closing Date||Fri 18/05/2012 15:00 PM|
|Working Pattern||Full Time, Permanent position||Hours||37 hours per week|
|Salary||Grade: C2 – Salary: £19,621 –£26,276 per annum||DBS Check||Enhanced|
|Location||Wayfield Community Primary School and Nursery Unit, Wayfield Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0HH|
This is a full time contract and is not “term time only”. The successful candidate will be entitled to annual leave.
Wayfield Primary School and Children’s Centre is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work as part of a successful administration team.
As PA to the Head Teacher you will be responsible for a range of key duties including taking of minutes, arrangement of meetings, diary management, typing and the production of ad hoc reports, and a range of personal assistant related duties.
You will possess relevant experience from a similar role, and will have ideally performed this role in the education sector. You will demonstrate strong typing skills and will have a good appreciation of the need for confidentiality, have the ability to multi-task, and remain calm in pressurized situations. In addition experience of the SIMS system will be extremely advantageous. You will be a confident, highly professional individual capable of displaying initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude.
Wayfield Primary School and Children’s Centre has a clear vision to raise standards and levels of achievement and improve outcomes for children. The successful candidate will support the Headteacher in achieving the outstanding outcomes to which we aspire.
The Headteacher and Governors strongly encourage you to apply if you have:
- excellent attention to detail and are able to multi task
- good organisational skills and enjoy working in a busy and exciting environment. Often plans can change at the last minute, so flexibility is essential
- at least 5 years’ experience in an administrative role with some experience of office management
- a good understanding of Microsoft Office, including Outlook and Excel
- a polite and friendly disposition
- have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills, and will use these to support the Headteacher, Leadership Teams and the Governing Body in raising the profile of the school and further integrating it into the wider community
- believe passionately that every child can achieve even in the most complex environments.
As a successful candidate we will offer you:
- a positive and creative staff committed to achieving the best for our school and community
- a commitment to further professional development to support you through to the next stage of your career
- a friendly and integrated team, actively involving children, parents and other users.
Closing Date: 18 May 2012 Interviews: 28 May 2012
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.