Principal's PA & Office Manager Outwood Academy Ripon, Ripon

Actual Salary £18,390 - £20,167
37 hours / 40 weeks
Start Date
September 18

Outwood Academy Ripon, judged Outstanding by Ofsted January 2016, places students at the centre of everything it does. The focus is on creating a culture of success, with positive environments for learning to increase student attainment, achievement and social and emotional development.

Starting as soon as possible, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and flexible individual with the ability to provide professional and efficient administrative support to the Academy.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to provide efficient and effective support to the Academy Principal and act as a member of the Academy’s Senior Leadership Team.

Skills and Requirements:
Ability to prioritise and manage own workload in a fast paced environment
Manager and co-ordinate the work of others to the appropriate standard
Administrative support for the Senior Leadership meetings, standard and deadlines
Administrative clerking support for the Academy Council
Good working knowledge of computer packages including word processing, excel spreadsheets, power point presentation and email)
Excellent communication and listening skills
Support as required to the Business Manager
Line management of the Academy reception, admin and reprographics and cover supervisors
Understanding and administration of school safeguarding policies and procedures

Previous experience of working in a PA / Office manager role is essential. Experience of working within a school setting is desirable although not essential. Driving may be required within this role to attend Trust department meetings.

The Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted. If you have any questions regarding the post, please email Anna Arcidiacono, Business Manager at or telephone 01765 604564.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early. Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change.



Vacancy Closed

This vacancy has closed and no longer accepts applications.

Key Dates

Closing Date
Interview Date
W/C 10th September


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