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PA to Principal and SLT (Seahaven Academy)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/9070
  • Published: Fri 19/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 08/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 37.5
  • Salary: £23,500 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN9 9JL

Job introduction

Hours of work: 37.5 Hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time and term-time only
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Wednesday 08 July 2020
Interview date: Week beginning Monday 13 July 2020

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Seahaven Academy
Southdown Road
East Sussex

Phone:           01273 517601
Email:            bowesv@seahavenacademy.org.uk
Website:        www.seahavenacademy.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.


About the role

PA to Principal and SLT - Seahaven Academy, Newhaven

Salary: Full Time Equivalent salary is £23,500 p.a., actual pro-rata’d salary is £21,220 p.a. based on term time only plus 2 weeks

About the School:

At Seahaven Academy we are a very proud community: we are a ‘good’ school with a track record of strong outcomes, really big ambitions and incredibly high standards. We whole- heartedly believe in the United Learning motto: ‘the best in everyone’. The strength of relationships between students and staff is second to none, so add to this a vibrant atmosphere, a stunning cliff-top location and excellent facilities and you will see why we feel so strongly about our academy.

In this unprecedented time visits to the school are not recommended but please contact the Senior Support Manager, Vicki Bowes at bowesv@seahavenacademy.org.uk for an informal conversation about our school. 

The Role:

For September 2020, we are looking to appoint a highly skilled, professional and proactive personal assistant, to act as the first point of contact and provide an exceptional administrative service, for the Principal and members for the Senior Leadership Team. This role will also support HR administration and be a key member of an outstanding support staff team. Our support staff play a huge role in providing the best possible outcomes for our students and work collaboratively to support all aspects of the school.

About you:

The successful candidates must...

  • Have excellent IT, communication and organizational skills
  • Be highly motivated and proactive
  • Be reflective and seek opportunities to improve and enhance work processes to provide the best service and outcomes at all times
  • Have the highest expectations and standards
  • Be flexible and resilient with an unrelenting ‘can do’ attitude
  • Be able to support and challenge whilst maintaining great relationships with both staff and students
  • Be committed to personal and professional development

We will offer you...

  • An unrivalled opportunity to make a difference to a school and its community
  • The opportunity to work with the largest academy group in the country
  • A comprehensive CPD programme both through the school and through wider opportunities within United Learning
  • Excellent links with colleagues in local schools, the Local Authority and external agencies
  • A great working environment with high staff morale and a strong sense of community

How to apply:

Please go to http://www.seahavenacademy.org.uk/Staff/Vacancies and view our Job Pack for further information.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

United Learning:

Seahaven Academy is part of United Learning, which is a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England. Schools within United Learning work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could.

Our intranet site, United Hub, is just one example of how we share resource and communicate across sites, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

Recruitment Statement:

Seahaven Academy is an equal opportunities employer committed to ensuring continuing professional development for staff.


Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/9070
  • Published: Fri 19/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 08/07/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 37.5
  • Salary: £23,500 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN9 9JL