Assistant to the Head and School Administrator – Independent Senior School – North London
Start Date: ASAP (Notice period can be considered)
Salary: Generous salary scale based on candidate experience
Are you a seasoned administrative professional with a passion for education and a flair for organisation? An exciting opportunity has arisen with our client, an independent Senior School in North London. We are in search of a dynamic and detail-oriented Assistant to become an integral part of their thriving school community.
You will play a pivotal role in supporting the Head of School in managing the daily administrative operations of the school. Your responsibilities will encompass a wide array of tasks, from organising schedules and coordinating meetings to ensuring effective communication and facilitating key school events.
Administrative Support: You will be responsible for managing the Head’s schedule, handling emails, phone calls, and other communications.
- Parent Meetings: Being a friendly face to welcome prospective parents and show them around the school’s impressive grounds.
Meeting Coordination: Arrange and coordinate meetings, conferences, and appointments, often involving external stakeholders.
Document Management: Maintain and organise important school documents, ensuring they are readily accessible when needed.
Event Planning: Help plan and execute school events and functions, which may include parent-teacher meetings, school ceremonies, and fundraisers.
Communications: Assist in drafting and proofreading various school communications, including newsletters, reports, and official documents.
Liaison: Act as a point of contact between the Head, school staff, parents, and students, facilitating effective communication.
Travel Arrangements: Manage travel arrangements and itineraries for the Head, ensuring all logistics are well-prepared.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Previous experience as a PA/Assistant/Administrator, preferably in an educational or similar setting.
- Exceptional organisational and time management skills.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Proficiency in office software and scheduling tools.
- Discretion and the ability to handle confidential information with care.
- A proactive and adaptable approach to tasks.
If you are a personable, proactive and presentable individual that would love to be an integral part of a well-established London Independent school, then we welcome an application from you. Please apply within or call Ella at Connaught Education for further details.
Connaught Education – The Independent School Specialists
Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.