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Executive Office Assistant
  • Employer: The Prospect Trust
  • Reference: 6FCF/22/212727
  • Published: Fri 23/09/2022, 16:44 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/10/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £21,739.00 - £27,030.00 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: The Sixth Form College Farnborough, Hampshire

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Executive Office Assistant

The Prospect Trust is a leading Multi-Academy Trust in the South of England, with an aim of providing outstanding education for all learners within a family of local academies. There are currently three academies within the Trust: The Sixth Form College Farnborough, Tomlinscote School and Frimley Church of England Junior School.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Executive Office Team within an outstanding Sixth Form College. We are seeking an experienced administrator to join the team which operates at the very heart of the College and is integral to our exceptional reputation for excellence.  

Key strengths of The Sixth Form College are:

  • ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted 
  • Achievement of high grades with excellent value added;
  • Outstanding teaching by a team of experienced and motivated staff;
  • Exceptional levels of support for students both inside and outside of lessons;
  • Innovative use of IT to promote learning embedded as a regular part of normal teaching.

The Role

The post holder will play a pivotal role in undertaking administration for the Senior Leadership Team and will provide support with the day to day management of the Principal’s diary.

In addition, the post holder will be required to assist with drafting general communications and to maintain a series of key organisational documents. Duties may include handling sensitive, confidential information.  

The successful candidate will also assist with the planning and organising of events including in person support on the day.

A full breakdown of the role and associated responsibilities and skills is available in the job description.

This position is a full time, ‘through year’ post which means you will be working during the school holidays.  You will need to hold a full driving licence and be willing and able to work outside of normal College hours to support the events.

Interviews: Friday 14 October 2022 (we reserve the right to both interview and select candidates before the advertised closing date)

Contract/Hours: Full-Time, 37 hours per week 

Working Pattern:  Monday-Friday 

Start Date: As soon as possible

If you would like to have an informal discussion before applying for this role please contact Nicola Mullan, Executive Office Manager by email at nmullan@farnborough.ac.uk  

When completing your application, please pay particular attention to the Supporting Statement section. This is the most important part of your application, as it is where you tell us what makes you suitable for this job. 

You must address each point of the Knowledge, Skills and Experience section of the Job Description, giving evidence of what skills, experience and knowledge you have in each of these areas.  This may have been gained in your work or from other relevant situations such as extra-curricular interests or responsibilities, or activities outside work. Simply stating that “I have excellent communication skills” and providing no evidence to support this statement is not sufficient.

IF THIS SECTION IS NOT COMPLETED YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Please complete the attached application form and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to recruitment@prospecttrust.org.uk by Sunday 9 October 2022. 

The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to acting in line with the GDPR regulations; please read the attached applicant privacy notice which explains how your data is processed.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for an interview. 

The Prospect Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people within our care and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. Any future offer of employment remains subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance, a health check and references.