PA to the Principal and HR Lead

St John's Marlborough
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Contract Type
Full Time
£32,193.00 - £35,541.00 pa (Actual) NJC 25-28
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
31st May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Contract Length: Permanent
  • Job ID: 1422512

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: 37 Hours per week - 08:00-16:00 (15:30 Friday)

Working weeks: 43 weeks (39 + 4 - 148 hours, including GCSE & A Level results days)

Paid weeks: 49.45 rising to 50.57 after 5 years' service

Key Areas of responsibility – Please refer to Job Description for a full list of duties and responsibilities.

  • Provision of a full range of PA services to the Principal
  • Administration support to the Senior Leadership Team
  • Act as the primary point of contact for students, staff, parents, Governors and visitors who wish to contact and meet with the Principal.
  • Preparation of confidential staff references (teaching and support).
  • To be responsible for the maintenance of the Single Central Record.
  • To maintain the list of St John’s teaching staff on the NCTL website.
  • To manage the recruitment process and administration for all teaching and support staff vacancies.
  • To apply for DBS’s for St John’s, Academy Committee and Interns.
  • Manage the On-boarding of all new staff.

A busy and engaging role you will truly be immersed in, where no day is ever the same!  In return you will be working in an educational setting which additionally will support your personal professional development.  

You will additionally be supported by Trust’s central HR team for the human resources elements of your role.  

You will preferably have a background in providing high effective administration support and have an understanding of HR practice.  You must be an outstanding administrator, personable, have excellent communication skills and be able to multi-task.  You should additionally be able to work on own initiative and understand the need for discretion and confidentiality.  You should be a proficient user of Microsoft Office Suite.   

In return we can offer you the following benefits:

  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Clear onboarding and professional development pathway
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free confidential advice, information, and counselling service
  • Onsite canteen
  • Free use of gym
  • A lovely setting to work from

St John’s Marlborough is one of the highest performing academies in the country and a key member of the highly effective Excalibur Academies Trust. Being part of the Excalibur Academies Trust means we offer a very well thought through package of support and development, which includes a wide variety of opportunities. Our professional development offer ensures a very clear focus on the development and well-being of all our staff and students.

The Academy is judged as Outstanding in all areas, and it has exceptional facilities in a state-of-the-art teaching environment. We believe this is a great opportunity to join a thriving and forward-thinking school.  


Safeguarding Statement:

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.
St John's Marlborough

St John's Marlborough

Part of Excalibur Academies Trust

Excalibur Academies Trust