PA to CEO Principal and Executive Team

Expired on: Oct 10, 2022
Location: Blackgates Primary Academy
Hours: 37 hours per week (Term time only plus 20 days)
Salary: £24440.89 to £26058.48 (actual salary)
Category: Permanent
Closing Date: 10 October 2022 @ 9am

Leodis Academies Trust is a successful Multi Academy Trust with five schools in the South Leeds area. In alignment with our continued growth, we are looking for a proficient individual who will deliver as a PA, a professional service and effective administration to the CEO Principal, Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to the CEO Principal you will be integral in providing them and the Executive team support, through co-ordinating and administrating Governance arrangements and delivering a service that is high-quality, executive, personal and confidential.

Who are we looking for?

As an efficient and proactive Personal Assistant, you will utilise your skills with Microsoft Office to organise your work effectively, whilst providing a professional and effective service to the CEO Principal, CFO and COO. As a personable individual, you will provide a professional welcome and hospitality to all visitors.

As an integral PA support to the CEO Principal, CFO and COO, you will work proactively to co-ordinate diaries, ensuring meetings are organised effectively, and provide a high-quality administrative service of all office duties. Using your prioritisation skills, you will respond to enquiries from a wide range of internal and external contacts. Using your working knowledge of writing reports and researching information, you will collate documentation and draft reports on behalf of the CEO Principal, CFO and COO. 

In supporting Governance, you will work closely with the COO to co-ordinate Governance arrangements for the Board of Trustees and Members. You will work collaboratively with the Chair, CEO Principal and COO to prepare focused agendas for governance meetings across the Trust.

Exemplifying professional standards and working closely with senior leaders in an evolving and successful Multi Academy Trust, this is a rewarding role for the right candidate. 

At Leodis Academies Trust we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach to working together. We look for individuals who can contribute to this and make a difference to the academies that form our Trust. In return for joining us as our PA we can offer:

  • An opportunity to use your skills and knowledge to make a real difference to the children within our community, whilst working within a school that fosters positivity and care.
  • Access to an expanding range of lifestyle benefits including Simply Health cash plan, free flu vaccinations and a cycle to work scheme.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Free parking on site.
  • A wide range of possibilities to develop as a professional, with access to job related learning and development opportunities across the Trust.

All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For a discussion about the PA role please contact Katy Stringer (Chief Operating Officer) on 0113 340 0036.

How to apply 

To apply for this role please complete the online application form at the top of this page.  If you have any difficulties with this, please contact 0113 340 0036.

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