Job Ref No. ECC5439-285 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band 4 point 12 £15,862 – point 20 £20,060
Position Start Date: 01/03/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 13/02/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 25 February 2019  

Job Description

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Personal Assistant to the Headteacher is required for Hassenbrook Academy, working under your own initiative and as directed to ensure workload is prioritised and effectively completed. This role will provide high quality administrative assistance to the Headteacher and the leadership team.

You will also have previous experience of successful line management. A comprehensive working knowledge of SIMs and Mircrosoft Office is essential. You will be flexible, able to think proactively and be willing to undertake a variety of different tasks within the admin team, including, when required, front office support. Your communication skills will be exemplary and you will present a professional reflection of the school, its ethos and values.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS will be required for this post together with at least two written references.

This post will be closed early should sufficient applications be received.

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We, at Gable Hall School, are committed to achieving the very best educational and social outcomes for every one of our students. We do this by putting learning, challenge and care at the heart of all aspects of our work.

Our vision comes to life in our clearly articulated values which are respect for each other, integrity in all that we seek to achieve and the wholehearted pursuit of excellence in both academic attainment and social accomplishments. In working towards making these values visible in every student, we strive to provide a safe, healthy, stimulating and exciting environment for all to work, learn and play in, and in which access for all to a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum is free and equal.

Our pupils are encouraged to develop lively enquiring minds, to be capable of independent thought and to appreciate those areas of knowledge and understanding which will nurture wisdom, enable them to take responsibility for themselves and their actions, and prepare them for future life, employment and happiness. Academic excellence, respect and tolerance for others, resilience, self-discipline and self-confidence form the basis of our school's philosophy. Our continuing successes and excellent reputation in the local community are based on a close relationship between well-qualified and dedicated staff, enthusiastic self-reliant and well-behaved pupils and interested, supportive and co-operative parents.

Gable Hall is a high-achieving Performing Arts Specialist 11-19 Academy in the North East of Thurrock. It is a Leading Edge School, has won several national awards for achievement and improvement in the past four years: International Schools Award (2012), Quality Mark in Study Support (2012), SSAT Top 20% Most Improved School etc (2012, 2013) and holds many prestigious national awards (IiP Gold (2012), EQualities Award (2013), Healthy Schools - Enhanced (2013), Sports Mark (2014) and Arts Mark Gold (2014), National Leaders in Parent Partnership Award (LPPA 2014) and ROQA Quality Mark in careers advice (2014), amongst others.

Gable Hall School converted to Academy status in 2011 and in 2013 became a Multi-Academy Trust.

We are, however, most proud of our young people; an increasing number of whom are winning places at top universities or competing successfully for some very high profile work positions. They have tremendous gifts, talents and potential. My staff and I, supported by their parents, gain tremendous satisfaction and pleasure in seeing them achieve.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Sophina Asong
Southend Road
Corringham, Stanford-le-Hope
Essex, SS17 8JT
Telephone: 01375 400800
Email: lindsay.bayfield@gablehall.com