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PA to the Headteacher

The Peak, Purton, Wiltshire, SN5 4AT
Bradon Forest School
Full Time, Term Time
Scale 21-24 Actual salary £26,016 - £27,996
16th March 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
31st March 2023 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1318557

PA to the Headteacher

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: NJC 2019 Scale 21 – 24 £28,900 - £31,099 (actual salary £26,016 - £27,996)

Contract: Permanent, 37 hours per week, 41 weeks per year (term time plus training days plus 2 weeks)

Flexible or part-time hours will be considered.


We are looking for an experienced, conscientious and highly organised Personal Assistant to play a key role in supporting the Headteacher. The successful candidate will ideally have experience gained through a similar role and will:

 Be friendly, pro-active and supportive.

 Have a positive, professional and productive outlook with a high level of initiative and competence.

 Be highly organised and possess excellent communication, IT and administrative skills.

 Be expected to act with discretion and confidentiality.

 Have a ‘can do’ attitude, be flexible to meet the demands of the role and able to prioritise workloads to meet critical deadlines.

This is a challenging role requiring calm efficiency, an eye for detail and good humour. The successful candidate will have the ability to build strong and positive relationships with students, parents, governors and staff.

Bradon Forest School is a well-respected and popular comprehensive and our catchment area takes students from rural and urban communities. The school is well situated just north of the M4 (J16), within easy travelling distance of Bristol, Bath, and Swindon and on the edge of the Cotswolds. The Athelstan Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in 2015 currently consisting of five secondary schools (Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School, The Dean Academy, Sir William Romney’s School and Chipping Sodbury School) in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. All our schools share a deep commitment to delivering an excellent comprehensive education to all the students in the Trust.

The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We are a flexible working employer, and we are willing to consider any reasonable adjustments you require so please ask us during your interview.

Closing Date: Thursday 30th March 12pm

Interview Date: Monday 17th April

No CVs accepted; Bradon Forest School application form only. We regret that due to the large number of applications we receive, we are only able to contact those candidates who are shortlisted for interview.


Safeguarding Statement:

Bradon Forest School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Bradon Forest School

Bradon Forest School

Part of The Athelstan Trust

The Athelstan Trust