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Grade 5 (SCP 15-18) 
£29439 – £32019 (Pro-rata) 
£26269 – £28572 (Actual) 
37 hours per week/41 weeks per year 

Your role:

We are looking for someone to join our school in this key role.  You will provide support to our Headteacher which will include general administration duties, diary management and assistance with any visitors as required.  You will have an interest in whole school development and be pivotal within the wider administrative team.

Your responsibilities:
You will act as ‘gatekeeper’ to our Headteacher, working alongside them in all aspects of their work.  You will also support the wider Leadership team as needed and co-ordinate, together with others, a wide range of events.

You will need:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to use a range of IT software, including Word and Excel
  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive issues
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to work as part of a team

About us:
King Edward VI School is a successful, oversubscribed 11-16 school.  We work hard to offer a truly comprehensive education to our student community that is fully inclusive.  We also work in partnership with our other local schools to ensure a seamless transition.  We are rightly proud of our academic, creative and sporting successes and celebrate all our students’ achievements no matter how great or small.

For more information:
Please see the attached Job Description for more details.  For an informal conversation, or to arrange a visit, please contact Sarah Trueman, HR & Training Manager by email to or call 01284716180 (option 3).

How to apply:

Completed application forms should be returned to

Closing date: Monday 6 February 2023 – 12 noon
Interview date: Wednesday 8 February 2023

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