Assistant PA to the Headmistress and Assistant Registrar
Salary: £24,000 – £27,000
Hours of Work: Full time 8:00am-5:00pm with 6 weeks holiday
Contract: Fixed Term for 1 Year with potential to extend
To Start: As soon as possible
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced PA to join our office administration team at Upton House School in Windsor. As Assistant PA to the Headmistress, you will manage the Headmistress’s diary, correspondence and key tasks as delegated by the Headmistress or PA. The highest standards of professionalism, initiative and attention to detail are required at all times. As Assistant Registrar, you will assist the Registrar with all aspects of new admissions to the school and, at times, act as first point of contact for new parent enquiries. An excellent ability to understand the needs of current and prospective parents is essential.
Upton House is an inspiring learning environment and highly regarded with a strong tradition and values, but constantly forward thinking. Recent ISI Inspections have given excellent ratings to all aspects of the school, its leadership and governance.
The successful candidate must have previous experience working as a PA, be articulate and be able to demonstrate high standards of presentation, both verbal and written, to reflect the nature of the school. Demonstrating these skills will be part of the interview process. You must have excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines. A willingness to meet challenges with enthusiasm and to contribute as a team member is essential.
Excellent IT and administrative skills are essential. Upton House is an incredibly busy, fast paced school, we do not stand still and therefore require an individual who can really hit the ground running with high energy for anything that may be presented to them.
Upton House is a wonderful place to work, and you will be joining a strong community focussed on delivering the very best outcomes for our pupils.
The job description and application form can be downloaded from the school website www.uptonhouse.org.uk/discover-upton-house/vacancies.
Closing date: Wednesday 19th May 2021, 12noon
Upton House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.