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    Personal Assistant SALARY: £23,000 - £24,500 Per Annum

    Perm FT
    REF: Personal Assistant

    We are looking for an experienced PA within the education sector. You will have worked for a Head at a previous school and have experience in managing all aspects of a school office.

    Duties include:-

    • Co-ordinating the Head's diary and managing the work in progress files
    • Providing a confidential secretarial service including dealing with all correspondence, records and databases
    • Ensuring the Head is full briefed for all meetings with the relevant correspondence
    • Deal with all correspondence and take appropriate action
    • Take minutes of meetings
    • Support Deputy Head with regard to pupil welfare
    • Arrange governor's meetings and other formal meetings. Carry out all necessary administration tasks and prepare documentation
    • Manage hospitality for Head's meetings and various events/functions
    • Responsible for efficient running of the school office and delegate tasks to designated staff as appropriate
    • Line manage office receptionist
    • Deal quickly and calmly with any emergencies
    • Responsibility for ensuring all letter, forms, booklets etc are accurate and maintained
    • Dealing with incoming post, deliveries and authorising school office stationery.

    The ideal candidate:-

    • Will have previous experience in a similar role
    • Comfortable working with confidential information
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a high level of both written and oral English
    • A high level of IT skills including Word, Excel, Email and PowerPoint
    • Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines
    • A flexible and adaptable approach with a good sense of humour
    • Calm personality with a sound judgement and able to deal with situations in a tactful and discreet manner
    • Have a genuine interest in education and schools

    Additional info

    • LOCATION: Bournemouth, Dorset
    • CONSULTANT: Frances Miles
    • TYPE OF WORK: Secretarial, PA’s and administration