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Personal Assistant To The Headteacher And Office Supervisor - Full-time

The Archbishop's School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-5426-133S
  • Posted:13/03/2020
  • Pay:KR7 (£22,182 - £25,112)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:27/03/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Are you a customer-centred administrator with experience of managing a wide range of administrative duties at a senior level?

Do you have exceptional communication skills with the ability to forge and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals?

Are you someone with an excellent eye for detail and a proactive approach towards multiple tasks?

If you are seeking a new and exciting role where you can utilise your existing talent, then this is a fantastic opportunity for you.  

In this role, you will provide extensive administrative and organisational support to the Headteacher and Senior Leadership. You will assist in the smooth operation of the school and ensure an efficient and effective service is delivered.

As a Personal Assistant you will:

  • Act as a first point of contact within the school for staff, governors, Local authority officers, parents and others seeking contact with the Headteacher and the Leadership team, ensuring visitors and callers receive a professional welcome.
  • Manage communications for the Headteacher, prioritising calls and identifying any urgent or critical matters for response and responding on behalf of the Headteacher where appropriate.
  • Undertake the day to day supervision of the office and reception team, coordinating and planning administrative activities to support the efficient operation of the school.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Have a relevant NVQ Level 3 or equivalent and be educated to a minimum of Level 2 in English and Maths or equivalent.
  • Evidence your knowledge and understanding of a wide range of computer applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Sims.
  • Have the ability to draft correspondence and produce documents to a high standard, including minutes of meetings and the ability to use your own initiative to solve problems, responding proactively to unexpected situations.

Located in the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury, our school will provide you with a rewarding environment enabling you to thrive.  The Archbishop's School is a mixed ability school who believe that every child has the potential be a successful learner, whatever their background, ability, interests or talents. We are committed to demonstrating this belief to our students, ensuring their success.

Information about the school

The Archbishops School is a mixed ability school for students aged 11-19. We are a small, but successful and very popular Church of England Foundation School in the beautiful cathedral city of Canterbury.

The school community is smaller than most secondary schools enabling us to provide a personalised approach to education. All students are well known, well cared for and receive the very best support and encouragement in their learning which engenders excellent progress in their academic, personal, social and spiritual development.

Our school ethos is “Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve”. This perfectly describes our mission: to provide the very best education for our students, whilst preparing them for school life in the twenty-first century with all the challenges this presents. They are able to make a positive contribution to society and share the love of God. As an innovative and forward-thinking school, we celebrate all of our students' achievements and are extremely proud of the people they become.

As a school, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants are expected to share this commitment.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01227 768535

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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.