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PA to Principal

Closing date for applications: 23 June 2017

Job Description

Job Purpose: provide a secretarial and administrative service to the Principal

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide administration support to include, but not be limited to: diary management, mail distribution, meeting/travel/function arrangements, answering telephones, filing, photocopying, preparing minutes of meetings.
  • Maintain the strictest confidentiality and security of conversations, documentation and files at all times
  • To manage the recruitment process of new staff i.e. advertising, interviews, compliance checks and induction.
  • Arrange domestic and international travel
  • Assist with the preparation for offsite meetings.
  • Ensure compliance to all policies, procedures, standard operating procedures and safe working practices, with recommendations for action and continuous improvement
  • Other related activities as may be reasonably requested by the designated roles or members of the College Leadership team.

Selection Criteria

Qualifications and Training

  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent)
  • RSA Level III or other suitable secretarial qualification would be desirable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Minimum 4 years experience of working at Leadership level
  • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft office (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Attention to detail
  • Experienced in working at pace with tight turnaround times

Organisational Compliance

The position holder must comply with Study Group policies and applicable laws including those in relation, but not limited to: Occupational Health and Safety; Anti-Discrimination and Harassment, Anti-Bribery and Corruption and those specifically relevant to the position and authority of the job holder.


Please send a completed application form to as soon as possible.

Application deadline 23 June 2017