School Personal Assistant / Executive Assistant

Location Mirfield
Discipline: Support Staff, Bursary / Finance
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £28,370 per year
Contact name: Support Staff

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Job ref: BR 345
Published: 12 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Personal Assistant / Executive Assistant - Mirfield, Huddersfield
Permanent position
37 hours per week, Full time or Term time (flexibility can be offered)
Full time salary £28,370 (Grade 8 point 20)
Our client is a secondary school in the town of Mirfield.  They have a truly exciting opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic Personal/Executive Assistant to support Senior Leaders within their School.  This is an extremely broad based role within a fast paced environment that calls for high levels of responsibility and confidentiality. You will provide the Academy and Senior Leaders with effective day to day operational assistance as well as an efficient admin and secretarial support.
Working closely to support the CEO and Administration Services Manager you will be responsible for delivering and maintaining a service that calls for excellent organisational and communication skills. You will be the 'face' of the Academy and therefore will be required to deliver a professional service to both internal and external customers and stakeholders.
You must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to handle challenging situations calmly with diplomacy and discretion. You must enjoy working within a busy environment with the ability to work quickly and accurately at all times.  
You will be required to take ownership of a variety of tasks and projects seeing them through to successful completion. Excellent organisational skills together with the ability to multi-task are essential as is the ability to prioritise and effectively manage a large volume of requests.  You must be a self-starter used to the challenges of working in a multi-faceted environment. In addition, it is essential that you have advanced knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  
They are looking for someone who has previously gained experience within a busy, professional environment.
For full details, please apply online or call 01227 780888