Headteacher’s PA required ASAP
Mon-Fri - 35 hours per week – Hours 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Term Time + Inset and 10 days to be worked in school holidays (41 weeks)
Salary Sc5N (pts 13-15) £29,853 - £30,852 pro-rata (pay award pending)
Actual salary £27,112 - £28,020 per annum
Sydenham School has a fantastic new opportunity for an outstanding individual to join them as a Personal Assistant working with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team. You will be required to provide a confidential and personal administrative service, including managing the busy diary of the Headteacher, taking minutes at confidential meetings and effectively prioritising a multi-faceted brief.
This role requires absolute confidentiality and the use of diplomacy and tact at all times. You must be an excellent communicator, both orally and in writing and have exceptional administrative and organisational skills.
Previous experience of working within a school environment would be an advantage. Flexibility is crucial to meeting the complex needs of a large school, as is the ability to build trusting relationships with families, students, staff, Governors and the wider school community.
We believe that all of our students are capable of performing highly. Sydenham School can offer you excellent professional development and rewarding opportunities, working with a forward-thinking Senior Leadership Team that is passionate about the achievement and progress of every student in the school.
If you are interested in an opportunity to build on established success an application pack can be downloaded from our website at: https://www.sydenham.lewisham.sch.uk/about/vacancies
Alternatively, further details can be obtained from our HR Department: 0208 699 6731 ext 423/ 476
The closing date for applications is 10am on Thursday 7^th December 2023
Interview date to be confirmed.
The school is committed to the promotion of equal opportunities and diversity. We have a clear commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding is the ‘golden thread’ that runs throughput the school. The successful applicant will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure for the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as the Criminals Records Bureau).
Original evidence of the right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinite Leave to Remain. If the applicant has lived/worked overseas for 12 months or more since the age of 18, they will also be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct from the country(ies) they lived/work in at their own expense and provide these for our records.