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Governance Support/ PA to CEO

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
04/09/2020 09:00
Salary: £21,594 - £22,733 (actual salary, pay award pending)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
An Academy with Ascent Academies' Trust

Job details 

Closing date:
4 Sep

Further information

Founded in 2012, The Ascent Academies’ Trust is a family of four special academies in the North East of England, over three different local authorities. We are a collaborative group of academies who work closely with one another in order to achieve the best outcomes for our young people. As a result, our academies have improved year on year and all academies are currently at least Good from an Ofsted rating, with some individual areas rated outstanding. This is an exciting time to join our Trust as we look to set out our next steps in creating brilliant schools.

We are an ethical Trust whose vision and values are aligned to equality and diversity, collaboration and lifelong learning.

Post: Governance Support/ PA to CEO
Scale: Scale 6, PT19 - PT22
Hours/ weeks: 37hrs/wk, 39 weeks TTO (at times there will be a need to work a flexible pattern to meet the demands of the role, including occasional attendance at evening meetings)
Salary: £21,594 - £22,733 (actual salary, pay award pending)
Contract term: Permanent
Location: Academies across the Ascent Trust

What we need:
• A commitment to and a passion for building a brighter future for young people with Special Educational Needs
• Someone who will embrace being part of a family of schools, sharing good practice and collaborating with others across a Trust.
• An enthusiastic and positive approach
• Commitment to own professional development and to enhance those of others in order that we can respond to the needs of our young people
• Consistently high expectations and aspirations for our young people and yourself
• Someone with strong attention to detail, thoroughness and a high level of integrity
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Complete commitment to the core values of Ascent

We can offer you:
• An exciting opportunity to develop this newly created role
• Comprehensive induction programme
• Opportunity to work in settings which value multi-disciplinary ways of working
• An exciting and extensive commitment to high quality professional development, identified through a strong appraisal process
• An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals who love what they do
• A comprehensive wellbeing and support package for staff

This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. If you share our community’s ethos of diversity and collaboration, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Carolyn Morgan, Chief Executive Officer on Tel: 07717 494437 or by email: cmorgan@ascenttrust.org

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

To apply for this post please click on apply now and use/create your NE Jobs account.

Interview date: Wednesday 23rd September 2020

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