PA to Principal (ref 716)
The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a PA to Principal. This role at Skegness Grammar School could be the ideal next step in your career.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
To ensure effective and efficient support to the Principal of the academy and provide excellent service to the overall running of the academy.
Each academy is organised differently and any combination of the duties below will be in accordance with the specific requirements of the academy.
The duties listed below are not exhaustive and other similar duties commensurate with grade and responsibilities may be undertaken and are not excluded simply because they are not itemised.
37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Salary & Benefits
- £21,400 FTE
- Access to Local Government Pension Scheme.
Who we are looking for
- Educated to NVQ level 4, HND or foundation degree level and/or equivalent knowledge and experience
- Knowledge for developing and management of relevant administrative procedures, including use of relevant ICT packages and systems, and knowledge of administration policies and procedures, equivalent to national qualifications level 4
- Sound knowledge and understanding of Data Protection, Safeguarding and confidentiality issues
- Knowledge and understanding of Academy policies and procedures
- Innovative skills for developing, planning and managing clerical, secretarial and administrative support to the Principal
- Analytical skills for interpreting data and complex information
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 33 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation’s vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
To apply for the position, please submit your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 24th November 2017
Skegness Grammar School is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.