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Personal Assistant

Education - School

School Support Staff

Rose Bridge Academy

Please note the employer for this position is Rose Bridge Academy, not Wigan Council.


Rose Bridge Academy

Holt Street





Salary: Grade 7, £23,866 – £28,221 per annum.


The salary is subject to the 2019 National Joint Council pay award and any local agreements


37 hours per week, working full year


Required as soon as possible


We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Personal Assistant to the Headteacher/Officer Manager to join our dedicated Team.


Effective from 1 February 2019, Rose Bridge Academy becomes part of The Dean Trust (Dean Trust Rose Bridge), which has a number of very high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement.  The Dean Trust’s core values include traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress. “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” has been embraced by all of the schools in The Dean Trust. 


The role of the Personal Assistant to the Headteacher/Officer Manager is to be responsible for providing a high level of administrative support to the Headteacher. Another key part of this role is to be responsible for the Business Support Administrative Team; including providing support and direction to team members, motivating others, working to tight deadlines and working flexibly.


What are we looking for?

An individual that is ideally educated to Level 3 or Level 4 (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant subject, such as business studies or administration

At least 3 years’ experience of managing a team

Experience of working in a demanding administrative role

Knowledge of and competency in the use of Microsoft office suite of applications

Ability to plan, organise and prioritise tasks working across multiple teams

Ability to work as part of a team and motivate others

Ability to work flexibly and adapt to workloads, requests and unforeseen changes demonstrating a ‘can do’ and positive attitude at all times

Ability to train and support members of the Administrative Team


Application forms and further information are available from and returnable to Miss A Ward (PA to the Headteacher) on 01942 510712 (Ext 235) or email 


To view the details relating to this position, please click the links below:

Job Description and Person Specification

If you require any further information, please contact the school on 01942 510712 or email Website:


Interview date: Week commencing Monday 11 March 2019


We are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and we expect all our staff to share this commitment


Enhanced DBS vetting procedures are required for all posts.

salary from




working hours

full time

application deadline

5 00 pm

28th Feb 2019

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