PA TO THE SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a challenging and varied role supporting the Head and Senior Leadership Team in an ISI graded ‘Excellent’ school.
Rishworth School is a successful day and boarding school and we are looking for enthusiastic and inspiring member of staff to join us in assisting the Senior Leadership Team in leading and managing the work of this busy school and be a key member of the administrative team.
This role is essential to the leadership of the School and will establish a professional relationship based on trust and understanding. The role is full time and permanent; working hours are Monday to Friday, all year round. Energy, commitment and a willingness to take a full and active part in the broader life of this busy school are essential.
We are looking for a can do, positive person with excellent communication and IT skills. The post holder will provide a proactive PA and administration service involving diary management and committee support including minute taking and agenda collation. If you have strong communication, administration and IT skills we would love to hear from you.
This post requires:
· Exceptional administrative skills with an ability to prioritise
· Understanding the sensitive nature of the work and maintaining strict confidentiality
· Excellent time management and self-organisation skills with the ability to work effectively to tight timescales and under pressure
· Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications and willingness to learn bespoke software
· Excellent inter-personal skills to enable great stakeholder relationships
· Strong communication skills
School based experienced is welcomed but not essential.
Set in the heart of West Yorkshire, Rishworth School has occupied magnificent buildings in 140 acres of beautiful Ryburn Valley for the last 300 years. We are a forward thinking and innovative day and boarding school that retains traditional values. We are an independent school with the freedom to offer an educational experience personalised to each child’s needs.
To apply for this position please download and complete the Business Support Application form (at the bottom of the page) and return to Liz Newman no later than 9am on Friday 01 October 2021.
Rishworth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.
Rishworth School, Rishworth,
Halifax, HX6 4QA
Tel: 01422 822 217 Fax: 01422 820 911
Charity no. 1115562