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PA To Head Teacher - Fixed Term - Part-time

Sandgate Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-2545-93S
  • Posted:23/11/2018
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:Feb 2019
  • App Close Date:05/01/2019 at 15:00
  • Interviews:9th January 2019

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Personal Assistant to the Headteacher 

Salary Scale  KR5 £18,059 - £19,863 (pro rata term time only)  

2 days per week (39 weeks per year – term time only plus 2 INSET days).

This role is to share the week with our existing experienced PA for a fixed term of 12 months. At which time the role will be reviewed with the possibility of extension.

We wish to appoint a highly organised and efficient Personal Assistant to provide a confidential service to our Headteacher and support our Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will demonstrate high levels of literacy and numeracy and excellent ICT, secretarial and communication skills.

The primary responsibility of this role is to provide PA duties to the Headteacher including day to day administration, diary management, attendance at high level meetings, production of minutes and reports and other ad hoc duties. The position requires a highly organised, accurate, discreet, approachable and dedicated individual who has the ability to multi task and work under pressure. As a first point of contact, a good telephone manner, pleasing personality with good communication skills and smart appearance are essential.

Candidates must show a mature, patient and diplomatic aptitude with a strong sense of confidentiality and loyalty. The ability to manage time and workload efficiently is essential as is a strong working knowledge of MS Office.  Knowledge of SIMS is desirable however; training will be given if required.  

Please see the job description for further details and please refer to it when applying.

8:00am to 4:00pm (days to be confirmed)

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to uphold these principles. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school by prior appointment. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

Information about the school

We are a two form entry primary school within a caring community this is built on a foundation of team spirit and commitment to making a difference. We relish in the opportunity to develop children into life-long learners and have a passion for understanding how children learn best.

The belief that all children should be happy and successful is at the heart of all that we do; children, parents, carers and staff work together to achieve this aim.

Our curriculum is designed to engage and stimulate our pupils who learn that through challenge and endeavour they can achieve great things. It is important to us that our pupils taste success whilst at Sandgate Primary, and are prepared for the next stage of their life as responsible citizens with a love of learning.

Pupils work in partnership with our talented and dedicated staff to promote a culture of positivity, respect and responsibility . Whether a house captain, classroom monitor, school or art council member, peer mediator or friend, all our children understand the importance of mutual respect within a community and the part they play within it.

As a Teaching School we offer excellent career development opportunities and have a commitment to succession planning. We also network closely with other schools to develop excellent practice.

We really look forward to hearing from you and would strongly recommend that you visit our school.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.