About the role: We have an exciting new vacancy for a PA to Headteacher to join us in June 2020 on a permanent, full time basis. The overarching purpose of this role is to provide a high-level of support to the Headteacher and to support other staff in a positive and proactive way demonstrating a high level of initiative, competence and confidentiality across a broad range of activities. The successful candidate must be able to work to a highly professional and organised standard. The successful applicant will also have a genuine interest in school governance, ensuring they keep abreast with current educational developments and legislation affecting the school or those across the Trust.
Working with Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School: OFSTED awarded the school an outstanding grade in every category in our most recent inspection, commenting that “students thrive within its distinctive ethos, enabling them to succeed academically and to develop into confident, well-rounded individuals who are prepared extremely well for their future lives.”
In 2012 the School was designated one of the first 100 National Teaching Schools. It is also a National Support School. We are also the regional Maths Hub lead.These factors ensure exceptional career development opportunities.
Working with Leigh Academies Trust: As of September 2019, our Trust is comprised of 25 geographically organised academies (11 secondaries, 13 primaries and 1 special) educating over 15,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. We also have three further academies in development phase, due to open between September 2020-2021. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training providers and a large teaching school.
As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.
We strive to offer a range of benefits that all employees can take advantage of which we regularly review and add to - click here to view what you’d receive as a member of staff with Leigh Academies Trust.
Diversity at our core: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.
The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.