To be the first point of contact for parents, students and staff to arrange meetings with the Principal. The post-holder will have to work independently using their own initiative to carry out their duties effectively and ensuring confidentiality is maintained at all times.
The Principal’s PA will provide the Principal with a full range of secretarial, administrative and clerical duties and personally support the Principal on a daily basis. They will deal independently with enquiries from all-comers including staff, students, parents, visitors, outside agencies, police, local authority etc. and will signpost enquiries to the Principal or relevant member of the Senior Leadership Team.
They will be responsible for and manage the Principal’s diary and the academy calendar͘.
The Clerk to Governing Body will be accountable to the governing body, working effectively with the Chair of Governors, Principals and other Governors as required. The clerk will be responsible for advising the governing body on constitutional matters, duties and powers and will work within the broad legislative framework. The clerk will secure the continuity of governing body business by regular communication and will observe confidentiality requirements.
The Laureate Academy 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. To this end both an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a Barred List check are required for this role. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.