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PA to the Headship Team
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/19/115840
  • Published: Fri 29/11/2019, 10:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 13/12/2019, 16:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per day, Full time all year round. 6 months probationary period
  • Salary: £27,228- £33,291 (Depending on experience)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hillyfield at the Park Academy Aveling Park Road, Walthamstow, London, Waltham Forest

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PA to the Headship Team

POST:          PA to the Headship team–

Scale:           Scale 6 – S02 (Depending on experience)

Job:             Permanent

Hours:        36 Hours per week Monday – Friday, all year round. 

To start as soon as possible

Hillyfield is a seven-form entry school for children aged 2 to 11 years old; at present there are 1330 children on roll and the school will continue to grow over the next three years to reach its full capacity of 1600 children. The school is split over two sites: Hillyfield on the Hill and Hillyfield at the Park.  One of our core values is “Creating a sense of belonging”.  We ensure that every child is known and loved as an individual and cared for from the moment they enter the school gates. 

Our vision for our pupils is clear.  We believe that every child who attends our school has their own brilliance and it is our responsibility and privilege to enable them to find and develop their talent.  We believe that every child will be academically equipped to succeed at Hillyfield, secondary school and beyond. 

We currently seek to appoint a suitably skilled, experienced and highly professional Personal Assistant to provide outstanding support to our Headship team.

Applicants must have exceptional organisational skills and the ability to multi-task.  They must be personable, approachable, responsive and accommodating and should be able to work with frequent disruptions.  The post-holder will need to work well as part of a team and must also be able to work autonomously.  They will need to be able to think on their feet, whilst following strict procedures and tight timescales.  Attention to detail is vital in this highly varied role.

This is a full time all-year-round position and the core hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4:30pm.  A degree of flexibility is required to suits the needs of the role.  The post attracts 28 -31 days annual leave (depending on continuous service), to be taken during school holidays only.   This is a permanent position and the start date will be confirmed on the completion of all required pre-employment checks. 

For an application pack and further details, please visit 

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address: Hillyfield Primary Academy, Higham Hill Road, Walthamstow E17 6ED or emailed to 

Hillyfield Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.