PA to the Deputy Heads

Lancing, West Sussex
The starting salary will be commensurate with the role and experience of the successful candidate.
08 Feb 2019
28 Feb 2019
Education, Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Lancing College is seeking to recruit a Personal Assistant to the Deputy Heads. This position is term time plus the equivalent of an additional 4.4 weeks per annum for 40 hours a week. The working week may be negotiable but in outline workings hours are 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday with one hour unpaid lunch break. 

The Personal Assistant to the Deputy Heads will have significant contact with current pupils and parents and staff, and some prospective parents, and it is therefore essential that they have excellent communication skills. 

The post’s main function is to provide central administrative support of the College’s two Deputy Heads in the performance of their roles. Duties of the post will evolve as the role develops to meet the changing requirements of this busy and successful school and of the administrative support required by the Deputy Heads.

The ideal candidate will be a positive, self-motivated person, able to work unsupervised, and have a highly organised and methodical approach to work. They will also have the ability to deal effectively with confidential and sensitive information and will have excellent time management, and strong administrative, telephone and interpersonal communication skills.

We welcome applications from candidates who have proven professional experience and of working at senior management level.  Some knowledge of, and empathy with, the independent school sector would be advantageous but not essential.

Lancing College requires all of its employees to have a high standard of behaviour and integrity, when undertaking duties and when in contact with pupils, parents, fellow employees and visitors alike.

Applications should be made using the application form which is available from the College website

The closing date for applications is Thursday 28 February 2019 although applications may be reviewed on receipt. Interviews scheduled for week commencing Monday 04 March 2019.

Should you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Gemma Bond, HR Assistant on 01273 465973.

Lancing College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for boys and girls.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.