Personal Assistant to Principalship

Oldham College is committed to academic excellence, innovation and fostering a supportive environment for both students and staff. We pride ourselves on our dedication to professional development and creating opportunities for growth.

We are looking for a committed and organised individual to join our team as a Personal Assistant to the Principalship. The successful candidate will provide high level administrative support to members of the senior leadership team.

The role requires exceptional organisational skills, discretion and the ability to handle sensitive information with confidentially.

You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal as well as strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and other relevant software applications.

With proven experience in an administrative role, preferably supporting senior executives or leadership teams you will demonstrate great attention to detail and accuracy in all work.

Able to work independently or as part of a team you will show the flexibility and adaptability required to work in a fast-paced environment maintaining a professional demeanour and positive attitude.

Interviews for this position will be held Thursday 9th May 2024. 

Further information on the requirements of the role can be found in the attached Job Description.

Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best. But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.