Chulmleigh Academy Trust

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Personal Assistant to The Senior Leadership Team




37 hours per week x 39 weeks per year

Grade D: £10.41 to £11.50 per hour

 (depending on experience)


Required as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, well organised and effective Personal Assistant to provide administrative support to the Academy Leadership Team in their responsibilities related to school leadership, administration and management.

This is a key administrative role and the successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Leadership Team. This interesting and varied post will include duties such as attending meetings, assisting with diary management, events organisation, undertaking specific project work and providing comprehensive administrative support to the Senior Leaders of the Trust. 

The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, dealing with members of the public, staff and pupils in a discreet, friendly and professional manner.

Candidates should demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • A high standard of English and Mathematics
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience as an effective administrator
  • Maintaining high levels of confidentiality and discretion
  • Able to work under pressure

This is a permanent post which is available following a review of the structure of the administrative support to our Senior Leadership Team. The usual working pattern will be Monday to Friday, ideally from 8.30am – to 4.30pm (4.00pm on Friday).  We are keen to appoint the very best candidate to promote our ambition to offer the best provision to all our pupils.

An application form, job description and information relating to our standing and success are available on our website:

Please email completed application form to  by 10 am on 1st March 2021.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and in that regard have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

Closing date: 10 am Monday, 1st March 2021     

    Interview Date:  Tuesday, 9th March 2021