Personal Assistant

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - PA
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 40000 - £ 45000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Personal Assistant

South West London


Start date: ASAP!

Up to £45,000 depending on experience plus exclusive benefits.

Hours: 8am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday


An exciting opportunity to join a high-profile educational establishment, who are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, personalities, and skills as a Personal Assistant to the Surmaster.

You will need to have meticulous attention to detail and the ability to work independently to assist the smooth running of his office. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills with a flexible, 'can do' attitude.

Sounds interesting?...Daily duties include:

  • Dealing with all incoming communication, where possible, and ensure appropriate action and follow up.

  • Diary management - organising and planning the Surmaster's time including travel arrangements and meeting preparation.

  • General administration, record-keeping, and filing.

  • Completion of tasks, reports, and letters as required at various times throughout the academic year.

  • Minute regular formal meetings, and others as required.

  • General office management as required.

  • Be familiar with the key school decisions, strategies, and policies.

  • Support the administrative function across the school and aid/cover as and when required, as directed by the Surmaster.

  • Undertake any other reasonable duties as required, providing that such duties are appropriate to the role.

To be successful in this role you'll have to:

  • Be autonomous and flexible.

  • Be efficient and meticulous.

  • Have exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Highly literate with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good time management with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise as necessary.

  • Be able to take responsibility with a 'can do' approach.

  • Have advanced IT skills - knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Apps to an advanced level.

Preferable skills and Qualifications:

  • Educated to a degree level, or equivalent experience.

  • Ability to touch type and be proficient at shorthand is preferable, including minute taking experience.

  • Experience in a similar role within the education sector.

  • Supervisory/line management experience.

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, Joan Collins for more information on the role on 0208 542 6688.

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