Personal Assistant to Principal/Office Manager Outwood Academy Ripon, Ripon, North Yorkshire - Vacancy

Due to growth Outwood Academy Ripon, seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.

Outwood Academy Ripon, judged Outstanding by Ofsted January 2016, places students at the centre of everything it does. The focus is on creating a culture of success, with positive environments for learning to increase student attainment, achievement and social and emotional development.

Starting January 2018, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and flexible individual with the ability to provide professional and efficient administrative support to the Academy.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to provide efficient and effective support to the Academy Principal and act as a member of the Academy’s Senior Leadership Team.

Skills and Requirements:
Ability to prioritise and manage own workload in a fast paced environment
Manager and co-ordinate the work of others to the appropriate standard
Administrative support for the Senior Leadership meetings, standard and deadlines
Administrative clerking support for the Academy Council
Good working knowledge of computer packages including word processing, excel spreadsheets, power point presentation and email)
Excellent communication and listening skills
Support as required to the Business Manager
Line management of the Academy reception, admin and reprographics
Understanding and administration of school safeguarding policies and procedures

Previous experience of working in a PA / Office manager role is essential. Experience of working within a school setting is desirable although not essential. Driving may be required within this role to attend Trust department meetings.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applications for this vacancy closed (December 08, 2017 12:00).