Job Description

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Personal Assistant to the Headmaster and Deputy Head.

This is a great opportunity for a passionate, dedicated and organised individual to join Saint Felix School as Personal Assistant to the Headmaster and Deputy Head.  This role would suit an experienced educational administrator or someone with previous personal assistant experience.

Diplomatic and discreet in approach, you will work on behalf of the Headteacher and Assistant Headteacher on all day-to-day matters over a wide range of tasks, managing a complex and demanding workload and working to strict deadlines.  The successful candidate must be organised and able to prioritise effectively, display flexibility and remain calm under pressure.  The successful candidate must display attention to detail, be articulate and numerate and be able to demonstrate high standards of presentation, both verbal and written to reflect the nature of the school.

Saint Felix School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school for children aged from 2 – 18, located close to the glorious seaside town of Southwold on the Suffolk coast. Our aim is to develop well-rounded students with the skills and the personality to make a success of their lives during and after their school years.

You will join our successful staff at Saint Felix School and play a key role in the running of the school.

As the personal Assistant to the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher you will be involved in the daily running of the school and have a varied and wide ranging role. Adaptability and an attentive nature is essential for this role.

A full Job description and person specification is available on request.

We look forward to your application, all applicants will be considered and contacted. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, as applications are received.

Saint Felix School is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).