Assistant to the Head's Team

Buckinghamshire
Full-time
Maternity
05 Jun
£25,000.00 - £27,000.00 per annum

We are currently looking for a strong administrator to provide a bespoke administrative service to the Headmistress on a 1-year maternity cover contract. This position would suit an applicant with PA experience or a new graduate...

Wycombe Abbey is a world-class school operating at the cutting edge of educational excellence. With its distinctive heritage, magnificent 160-acre campus and impressive resources, the School provides an outstanding education for 600 girls aged 11-18.

We are currently looking for a strong administrator to provide a bespoke administrative service to the Headmistress and the EA to the Headmistress on a 1-year maternity cover contract. This position would suit an applicant with PA experience or a new graduate wishing to gain experience in School administration.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly organised, professional and able administrator to provide a bespoke administrative and secretarial service to the Headmistress and the EA to the Headmistress. Duties will include the production of accurate and clearly laid-out documents, diary management, maintenance of filing systems, minute-taking and other related tasks.

The appointed candidate will be an efficient and accurate administrator who thrives in a busy environment. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to maintain strict confidentiality and remain calm under pressure. Ability to prioritise workload and adhere to deadlines is essential. Knowledge and understanding of a boarding environment is an advantage as well as a genuine commitment to Wycombe Abbey’s aims and ethos.

This is a full-time role, working Monday to Friday 08:00 – 16:30, on a 1-year maternity cover contract. (Flexibility on start and finish time can be considered, as can term time plus working.)

Further details can be found under ‘Current Vacancies’ on our website: https://www.wycombeabbey.com/careers/. Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan by selecting “Apply Now”. Should you have any questions then please do not hesitate to contact the HR Team on 01494 895575 or hr@wycombeabbey.com

Closing date for applications: Sunday 5 June 2022

Wycombe Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638

Wycombe Abbey is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 11 to 18.

  • Buckinghamshire
  • Full-time,Maternity
  • 05 June 2022
  • £25,000.00 - £27,000.00 per annum
    £25-£27k depending on experience

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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PE

01494 520381

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