PA to Deputy Heads

PA to Deputy Head's

8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday throughout the year with reduced hours during holidays.

£28,000 - £32,000

Benefits such as pension, discount on school fees, life assurance, cycle to work scheme, complimentary lunches and refreshments during term time.

Beautiful setting in Esher

Start date: Asap!


An amazing opportunity to join an outstanding independent school that boasts sweeping views and beautiful green space, creating a truly unique atmosphere.

This is a new role providing admin support to the newly appointed Deputy Heads which requires flexibility as they settle into their new roles.

Suitable candidates will thrive as a team player, be highly motivated and bring energy, drive, and initiative to the role. You will have previous administrative/PA experience, preferably at a senior level, and experience of working for more than one person at the same time.

Sounds interesting?...Daily duties include:

  • Managing electronic diaries for the three deputy heads

  • Keeping track of important tasks and deadlines

  • Answering telephone calls and emails, dealing with enquiries appropriately

  • Liaising with staff, parents, students and the wider school community

  • Arranging, preparing and minuting meetings as required

  • Ensuring events are organised including booking venues, managing participants, travel and catering etc

  • Drafting and typing correspondence and presentations

  • Updating and distributing key documents

  • Supporting the administration of other school activities as and when required

  • Working as a team with the other PAs (in particular the headmaster's PA) and administrative staff to ensure that senior staff are fully supported


  • Experience in schools, ideally independent

  • Strong interpersonal skills and diplomacy when dealing with staff, parents and students

  • Excellent IT skills - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Google Suite and SIMS

  • Full understanding of confidentiality and data protection

  • Genuine interest in educational issues and empathy with the independent sector

If this is for you then you should apply today! If you know someone else who may be suitable, please pass on their details or ask them to apply!

Click on the apply button or call me, Katie Sandford for more information on the role on 0208 542 6688.

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