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PA to the Principal

The Hart School
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Grade 8, £31,364 per annum (actual salary £28,357)
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

Job Details

PA to the Principal

Grade 8, £31,364 per annum (actual salary £28,357)

Term-time plus 2 weeks

37 hours per week

Due to the retirement of our current PA, The Hart School is seeking to appoint an organised, proactive and self-motivated PA to provide confidential clerical and administrative support to the Principal.  As well as diary management, the co-ordination of meeting papers and note taking, this role includes organising school events and liaison with parents, governors and a range of external agencies. With proven experience at this level in an organisation, your ICT and literacy skills will be first-rate.


Often setting the first impression of the academy and Principal, you will have excellent inter-personal skills and be able to build working relationships with key stakeholders at all levels.  You must be able to manage your own workload with minimal supervision and use your own initiative. This role is fast paced and you will be required to prioritise work throughout the day to deal with urgent matters, whilst maintaining high standards on routine tasks.


The hours of work will normally be 8am – 4pm (3.30pm on a Friday), with the applicant needing to be flexible to cover meetings after school.


If you believe that you have these qualities, are passionate about being involved in the growth of students and are interested in working as part of our school team, then we look forward to hearing from you.


Our School


The Hart School is an oversubscribed school that is situated in a pleasant residential area on the edge of Cannock Chase. We offer a stimulating environment that enables every learner to progress and flourish.

Our aims are clear: we want to enable every student ‘to be the best that they can be’, to thrive and meet or exceed their potential and to develop an enjoyment and passion for learning.  We are a community school and proud of our Ofsted Good status. 

Employee benefits

We are committed to providing staff with high quality professional development. We hold regular training to develop the skills and knowledge needed by staff in their current role or look towards the next step in their career. The induction of new staff is important and we have a tailored programmes to meet individual needs.  In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. 

Our employees have access to:

  • Vivup platform that brings employee benefits, discounts, and wellbeing and staff recognition 
  • Employee Assistance Scheme provided by Health Assured - unlimited access to advice, information and face to face counselling support on a range of issues including emotional, personal, legal and financial or relationship issues for yourself and those living within your household 
  • Bike2Work Scheme- where you can save up to 42% on the cost of bicycles and/or equipment 
  • Home Use Programme- you get a licensed copy of Microsoft Office 360 to install and use on your home computer and up to six devices for free.

Contact us

Applications are via our online recruitment portal – please follow the link to apply.

If you have any questions about the post, please contact Claire Bradley, HR Manager, at 

Closing date: Sunday 30 June 2024


Interviews: tbc

The Hart School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to undertake relevant safeguarding checks.

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