Personal Assistant




Administration, EA, Education, Further Education, General & Other, HR Managers, Legal Secretary, Medical Secretary, Office Management, Office Support, Other, Other, Other, PA, Primary School, Receptionist, School Administrators, School Managers, Secondary School, Secretary, Teaching Assistants


£32,768 to £34,800 Per Annum


pro-rata - Term Time only


Palmers Green

Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Administration sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Personal Assistant (PA) to the Headteacher at a school in Palmers Green. The PA will carry out a range of secretarial and administrative tasks in support of the Headteacher.

£32,768 - £34,800 FTE (£22,686 - £24,093 Pro rata)

Term-Time Only (36 weeks per year), 9am - 5pm

Personal Assistant’s (PA) Core Duties

  • Manage telephone, email and in-person enquiries from staff, parents and governors
  • Coordinate the headteacher’s diary
  • Arrange travel and accommodation as required
  • Advise on priorities and deadlines
  • Prepare reports and relevant materials for meetings
  • Draft correspondence to staff, parents and governors
  • Proof-read external communications to ensure it is of the highest standard
  • Provide IT support with Microsoft applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Personal Assistant’s (PA) Skills and Preferred Experience

  • GCSEs or equivalent in English or Maths (Grade 4 / C or above)
  • Experience as a PA, EA, Administrator or Secretary
  • Experience with face-to-face, email and telephone interactions
  • Working in a school environment with children or young people
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Good IT skills, including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software
  • Understanding of data protection and confidentiality
  • Understanding of safeguarding
  • Experience of using Schoolbase or other school MIS systems
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise to meet deadlines
  • Ability to produce meeting minutes and documents of a high quality
  • Ability to use own initiative and act accordingly
  • Excellent attention to detail

Are you enthusiastic about the Personal Assistant (PA) job? Send us your CV in a Word format today.