Personal Assistant (Maternity Cover)
Location: Sandwell College, West Bromwich
Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd Decmeber 2020
Sandwell College is a great place to work; a large, successful, richly diverse and growing college with a turnover of over £40m. Having achieved ‘Further Education College of the year’ in 2019, the College has achieved huge success over recent years and has further, big ambitions for its future.
The college has two state of the art campuses in West Bromwich accessible through excellent transport links and, having merged with Cadbury College, now has an exciting and growing Sixth Form College in Birmingham.
The successful candidate will evidence well-developed interpersonal skills and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, negotiating ability and tact to promote good relationships within and outside the college. You will also hold experience of organising and managing a range of activities and plans and have a proactive approach thinking ahead for those managers you are supporting.
You will be highly articulate, with the ability to work under pressure and to tight timelines. With a polished and professional outlook, you will have excellent command of grammar and punctuation with strong IT capabilities and an exceptional telephone manner with the ability to liaise with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
This is a key role in providing an effective secretarial support function for the College’s Senior Leadership Team, taking independent and pro-active action where appropriate and in a fully-professional manner. The ideal candidate will be driven and professional individual who works well within a team as well as autonomously and able to use their own initiative prioritising their own workloads.
This would be a great opportunity for an individual with experience in a PA or secretarial role to take on a role that involves a high level of responsibility and drive. If you are highly motivated, hardworking and reliable, we would love to hear from you.
The post will close at midnight on 2nd December 2020.
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We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.
Interviews: First stage interviews will take place week commencing TBC
Cadbury Sixth Form College is committed to safe guarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.