Executive Assistant to Director of Education
Start: February 2022
Location: Futura Executive Office - Oldland Common, Bristol
Contract: 37 hours per week, All Year Round
The Executive Assistant to the Director of Education is an exciting and rewarding role and will present the successful candidate with the opportunity to help make a difference to thousands of children and young people across our schools.
This role will require someone who already has significant experience as an Executive Assistant/Senior PA supporting management at a senior level. We are looking for someone who can really hit the ground running.
The ideal candidate will have outstanding inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate confidently, intelligently and effectively both verbally and in writing, with a range of stakeholders and be able to provide a full and comprehensive Executive Assistant service to the Director of Education (DoE) and School Improvement (SI) Team. With exceptional all-round administrative skills, including the ability to evaluate and contribute to the continual improvement of systems you will be a self-starter, proactive and professional. You will also be asked to lead on projects within the scope of the role.
The ability to deal with sensitive information with the utmost discretion and to maintain confidentiality at all times is a must.
You will have effective time management skills and be experienced in prioritising complex workloads. You will need to exercise appropriate judgement on behalf of the DoE and SI team and be proficient with the key MS Office programmes.
In return we offer:
- A competitive salary
- An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
- An energised and professional working environment
- Benefits include local government pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.
Futura Learning Partnership is at an exciting stage in its development. The Trust has grown to 13 schools with ambition for further growth and is a truly inclusive provider of 3-19 education in Bristol and Bath.
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Closing date for applications is 23:59 on Tuesday 14th December 2021
Interview date proposed to be Tuesday 21st December 2021
Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.
Futura Learning Partnership 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. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.