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PA to Head of School/ Office Manager - Full-time

New Line Learning Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6912-465S
  • Posted:17/05/2023
  • Pay:£29503-£33325 pro rata (£32485-£36693 FTE)
  • Start Date:July 2023
  • App Close Date:29/06/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC-Interview may be held prior to closing date


Contract: 37 hours per week, term time only plus 4 weeks, additional hours may be required from time to time. Working hours will be 8am to 4pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 3.30pm on Fridays.

New Line Learning Academy is looking to appoint a PA to the Head of School / Office Manager. 

This is an active and varied high-profile role which requires an individual who can demonstrate meticulous attention to detail, excellent communication skills and the ability to work with different stakeholders, including senior managers. You will have experience of working in a busy office environment with line management responsibilities. As PA to the Head of School applicants must have excellent organisational skills and the ability to work independently and under pressure, whilst demonstrating a discrete and professional manner. Considerable proficiency using IT and software packages is essential to this role and previous experience of working in an educational background is an advantage but not essential.

Job requirements:

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Ability to multitask and to work under pressure and to deadlines

• Ability to work as part of a team

• Proactive with the ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload

• Experience in senior administrative environment

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme and Kent Rewards
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs. 

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Information about the school

Applications will be considered as they are received and therefore this post may be fulfilled before the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Boughton Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QL
  • Telephone: 01622 743 286
  • Email: officenll@futureschoolstrust.com


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.