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PA to Senior Management Team

Employer
Brighton College
Location
Brighton, East Sussex
Salary
£30,000-£32,000 per annum, depending upon skills and experience
Closing date
18 Oct 2021

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Sector
Education, Support
Function
Administration , Personal Assistant , Secretarial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

Brighton College is seeking to appoint a PA to the Senior Management Team on a full-time basis, to start as soon as possible. This is a full-time role with a salary of £30,000-£32,000 per annum, depending upon skills and experience.

Based in the Head Master’s Office and working closely with the Head Master’s PA, this position provides secretarial and administrative support to the Head Master and members of the Senior Leadership Team, requiring high levels of confidentiality and responsibility.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Secretarial and administrative duties associated with the running of the Head Master’s office
  • Diary management and meeting organisation
  • Assisting with the sending out of parent and pupil communications
  • Booking and organisation of travel arrangements including for the Brighton College International Schools (BCIS) staff team
  • Sharing responsibility with other PA’s for the management of group email inboxes and responding to emails as required
  • Production of pupil certificates and awards
  • Organisation of visitor itineraries and interview processes for senior leadership positions.
  • Any other reasonable management request.

Safeguarding responsibilities:

  • This role will involve daily contact with pupils and you will be engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
  • All staff and volunteers have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.

Company

Brighton College is one of the UK’s leading schools and the oldest public school in Sussex.

The College was recently named ‘England's School of the Decade’ by The Sunday Times. The award was given on the basis of our exceptional examination results as well as our fundamental emphasis on kindness and social engagement.

The Sunday Times also named Brighton College ‘England’s Independent School of the Year 2019’, the second time in a decade the school has won this accolade. The Week magazine named Brighton College ‘Most forward-thinking school in Britain’ for two years running in 2017 and 2018. Tatler magazine awarded Richard Cairns the title of ‘Head Master of the Year 2012-13’, and Brighton College was named UK ‘Independent School of the Year 2013- 14’ at the Independent Schools Awards. The last full ISI inspection in 2015 awarded the College the top grade in every category including ‘Exceptional’ for teaching and learning.

The Brighton College family of schools also includes Brighton College Nursery, Pre-Prep & Prep School, St Christopher’s School and Handcross Park, educating a further 1,150 children aged 3 to 13. Overseas, the College has opened Brighton College Abu Dhabi, Brighton College Al Ain, Brighton College Dubai and Brighton College Bangkok, with Brighton College Singapore the most recent addition, having opened in September 2020.

There has also been major investment in new facilities over the last ten years. This has seen the construction of five major buildings on the main site, including the new £55m School of Science and Sport which opened in January 2020, which includes eighteen state-of-the-art laboratories alongside a new sports hall, 25-metre swimming pool, fitness centre and roof-top running track. Other recent additions include two new boarding houses, a state-of-the-art Music School and the Yeoh Building, a teaching building which includes 22 classrooms for maths, history, economics, politics and EAL, alongside an innovative Creative Learning Centre, opened in 2017.

Above all, Brighton is a very happy place where staff and pupils feel fulfilled and purposeful. We are proud to have taken a progressive stand on diversity, equality and inclusion and we are committed to furthering this agenda through our teaching, and all aspects of the life of the school. We are a member of the School Inclusion Alliance and an important aspect of our vision for education is to increase diversity among our teaching staff to enrich all aspects of the life of the College and provide diverse role models for all pupils. We pride ourselves on being a warm, inclusive and respectful community, where our staff are welcoming and positive and our pupils are intellectually curious and kind.

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Telephone
01273 704386
Location
Eastern Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 0AL
United Kingdom
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