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PA to Headteacher

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Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Ashbourne, QEGSMAT
Salary details
Scale 5, point 12 – 17, FTE £24,496 - £26,845 FTE (£18,678 - £20,469 pro rata)
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for maternity leave
29 hours 36 minutes per week, 44 weeks per year
Closing Date
04 June 2023
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QEGSMAT are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic PA to Headteacher to join our hardworking and high achieving team at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School Ashbourne Academy, to start week commencing 26 June 2023 or as soon as possible.

This is an opportunity to support and work with a team of committed volunteers who form the Governing Body of QEGS. We meet regularly for a variety of termly meetings, as well as visiting school for a wide range of purposes, from interviews to presentations, and careers advice to Ofsted inspections. We very much appreciate the support of an organised individual who can maintain the necessary paperwork and deal with the administration involved.

The ethos and values of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School are important to the staff, students, and local community; the successful candidate will promote and adhere to these values.

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School Ashbourne Academy is a proud member of QEGSMAT. The Trust’s values are for students to ‘Question, Explore; Give; and Succeed’. Our exceptional staff, strong leadership, motivated children, as well as excellent facilities, provide the successful formula for this.

At QEGSMAT we believe and promote that exceptional workforce create exceptional results; they transform lives and transform futures. They support every pupil to achieve their full potential and become a confident, resilient, and compassionate individual who can make a positive contribution to society.

Why work for us? 

  • Continual access to CPD opportunities. QEGSMAT works with a large number of organisations to develop staff to fulfil their aspirations and potential. We are committed to providing first-rate training and development to all our staff within this evolving Trust.
  • We are committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination, and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
  • All staff have access to our Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. This can also include bespoke counselling sessions for staff if needed.
  • All roles are subject to nationally agreed terms and conditions of service.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) with employer contributions of 23.4% for Derbyshire support staff.
  • Family-friendly policies.
  • Access to Flu Vaccines.
  • Opportunity to work flexibly. 

QEGSMAT is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. It is a criminal offence to engage or seek to engage in regulated activity or regulated work with children, if you appear on the DBS barred list.  All appointments are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and be eligible to work in the UK.

Further information about our commitment to Safeguarding can be found - https://www.qegsmat.com/documents/safeguarding

Please be aware, the School/Trust may also consider performing an online presence check as part of their pre-employment checks.

If you are interested and wish to have an informal conversation to discuss the role or would like to visit the school, we would be happy to arrange this.  Please call Natalie Jones on 01335 343685.  Further details about our school can be found on our website:  https://www.queenelizabeths.derbyshire.sch.uk/

Please do not apply using the Derbyshire County Council website.

To apply for this position, please visit our Trust Website (https://www.qegsmat.com/current-vacancies/) where you can apply via TES.

Provisional Interview Date: Monday 12 June 2023

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.