PA to the Headteacher

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Brighton, East Sussex
Salary: £23,398 to £24964, pro rata (actual salary £19,798 to £21,123)
13 Sep 2017
25 Sep 2017
Contract Type

Personal Assistant to the Headteacher

Salary Grade: Scale 6  Points 26-28   Salary Range: £23,398 to £24964, pro rata

(actual salary £19,798 to £21,123)

Hours: 37 hours per week, term time (39 weeks)

Varndean School requires an exceptional, committed and experienced Personal Assistant to provide high calibre administrative and secretarial service to the Headteacher. This key role offers the chance to operate at the heart of the school, and the successful candidate will promote and exemplify the Varndean ethos of high aspiration, individuality and kindness.

Excellent PA skills and attention to detail are a prerequisite, along with a flexible attitude, the ability to work confidentially and a willingness to be part of school life. The Head’s PA will also manage the recruitment of new staff.

Varndean School is a Good school (Ofsted 2017) and has specialist status in Technology, Music and Applied Learning. The Head’s Office is the voice of the school and you would be working closely with the school’s Senior Leadership Team to ensure the smooth implementation of school’s vision for World Class Education.

If you are interested in joining us, please complete the application form and send/e-mail it, with a covering letter, to Hilary Goldsmith, Director of Finance & Operations, Varndean School. Email:   

The closing date is 7am on Monday, Sept 25th and the interviews are currently scheduled for later that week.

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.  

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check. The school welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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