PA to the Principal
Posted Friday 17 November 2023
Closing date: Friday 15 December 2023
Interviews to be held: w/c 08 January 2024
Start Date: 01 March 2024
Salary: Grade G – Point 20-25 £30,296 - £33,945 FTE pro rata
Actual Salary £24,722- £27,699 (depending on experience)
Hours of Work: 37 Hours per week (flexibility is required due to the nature of role) additional “plus” weeks to be discussed at interview
Kings Priory School are wishing to appoint a dynamic, customer focused Personal Assistant to the Principal. The ideal candidate should be hardworking and versatile, with excellent communication, IT and people skills. They should be able to work in a fast-paced, highly confidential environment, including the ability to multi-task, perform under pressure and deal with competing priorities. The applicant should preferably have experience of working in a school environment or a very busy office. You should be a team player with excellent
inter-personal skills both spoken and written and the ability to use your own initiative is essential. In addition to the substantive PA responsibilities, other areas of responsibility or management (for example admissions, reprographics, to name but a few) may be fitting which can be discussed either at interview or informally beforehand. The Principal would be more than happy to have an informal confidential conversation with interested applicants.
Kings Priory School is one of the highest performing schools in North East of England, providing high quality education to over 1500 pupils aged 4 – 19. We are a school with excellent teachers, a family environment, motivated pupils and a commitment to educating the whole child both in and outside of the classroom. We are proud of our pupils who regularly achieve well above the national average in public examinations: *in 2022 at GCSE, 94% of pupils achieved a grade 4+ in English and 89% of pupils achieved a 4+ in Maths. In 2023 at GCSE, 93% of pupils achieved a grade 4+ in English and 94% of pupils achieved a 4+ in Maths.
The School operates across neighbouring sites in the centre of the attractive coastal village of Tynemouth with short commuting links into Newcastle upon Tyne. Kings Priory School is part of Woodard Academies Trust multi-academy sponsor whose aim is to be a provider of world class education, transforming lives within and across communities. Our Christian Ethos helps to make our school a thoughtful community and we are welcoming, positive and open to pupils and staff of all faiths and none.
Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer Recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.