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Principal’s PA ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Required: June 2024

Salary £32,475 - £34,984 (Actual Salary RG6 29-32)

37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 7.30am to 3.30pm), Term Time Only plus inset days, plus 5 days in the holidays

Reading Girls’ School is a partially selective girls’ school in south Reading. It is ‘performing in the top 1% of all schools nationally’ (Department for Education, November 2019) and was graded with an overall effectiveness of ‘GOOD’ with ‘OUTSTANDING’ features by Ofsted in November 2021.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Personal Assistant to the Principal who will be responsible for providing effective administration to the Principal and the Senior Leadership Team. This position will also be responsible for management of the front of house and responsible for any planned or emergency cover.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in an administration function within a school, ideally with experience in line management. Is able to demonstrate strong organisational skills with the ability to multi task within a fast-paced changing environment.

You will have strong interpersonal skills and proven IT skills; SIMS experience would be advantageous. You will be able to work well as part of a team, but also demonstrate initiative and the ability to work alone. If you believe that you have these qualities, are passionate about being involved in the growth of students and are interested in working as part of our school team, then we look forward to hearing from you.

We also have a forward-thinking Employee Assistance Programme, a Medical Cash Plan, Wider Wallet Benefit Hub, cycle to work and eyecare voucher scheme. As we are close to the centre of Reading, travel connections are first-rate, with the M4 and M3 within easy reach, as well as the mainline rail station (with fast connections to London).

Closing Date: Noon, 3 June 2024

Completed application forms need to be returned to Allison Worley, Human Resources Manager at

Applications will not be considered without a completed application form and will be considered on receipt.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all the staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.