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Job Details

Job Title

Personal Assistant to Principal and Vice Principal (Job Share)



£20,253 - £22,212 (pro-rata) per annum


Date Posted


Closing Date

Application forms must be submitted by 10.00 am on Monday 13th June 2016.

Job Type

Job Description

Personal Assistant to Principal and Vice Principal (Job Share)

Average of 18 hours per week (0.5 contract), working a fortnightly pattern:

Week 1 Thursday and Friday
Week 2 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Hourly rate: £7.88 per hour
Hourly rate: £7.88 per hour

Northern College has been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and we are looking for people to join the College who can contribute to our continued success. Northern College offers a wide range of adult learning provision including; literacy, numeracy and return to study courses, an Access to Higher Education Diploma, Higher Education courses and a varied programme of Trade Union Studies. Set in beautiful parklands and with excellent facilities, Northern College for Residential Adult Education has a powerful reputation for the quality of its services.

Within this varied role, you will provide support to the Senior Leadership team of the college by co-ordinating their day to day administration and correspondence in conjunction with your job share partner. You will be the first point of contact to the Principal and you will be expected to liaise with external organisations and handle all enquiries in a professional manner. You will manage the diaries of the Senior Team; take minutes at meetings; and provide a full secretarial service to both the Principal and Vice Principal. You will have previous experience in administration, ideally in a role supporting Senior Managers. Experience of using the Microsoft Office suite of applications is essential, along with a minimum of GCSE grade C in English or equivalent and an NVQ Level 3 in administration or equivalent.

The benefits of working for the College include: access to the Local Government pension scheme, free on-site parking, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. To find out more information about the College, view the job description and person specification and to download an application form please visit the careers page at www.northern.ac.uk. For any queries about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01226 776000.

The Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promotes the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer, applications are particularly welcome from disabled, black and minority ethnic groups as they are currently under represented within our staff group.

Registered Charity Number 507245

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