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Executive PA to Senior Leadership Team & HR Manager

Closing Date:            11 am on Friday 29th September 2023
Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date

Start date:                 November 2023
Contract type:          Permanent, Term-Time + 2 working weeks during holidays

Working Hours:        37 hours per week, 8.00 am to 4 pm Mon to Thurs, 8.00 am to 3.30 pm Friday – 30                                     minutes unpaid lunch break each day). 

Salary:                        NJC Grade K Points 28 to 31 - £31,396 to £33,691 (Actual annual salary)

                                   Full Time equivalent salary £34,723 to £37,261


The Role
The Corsham School Academy Group has an exciting opportunity available for an HR Manager and Executive PA to the Senior Leadership Team.   Reporting to the Senior Leadership Team, this position calls for someone who is highly organised, diplomatic and possesses excellent communication and administrative skills.  In addition to providing PA support to the Leadership Team, the successful candidate will also be the HR Manager for the Trust, working closely with the School Business Manager/CFO to support the effective delivery of the Trusts People Management strategies.   You will benefit from person-to-person interaction and relationship building, supporting employees directly, coordinating, planning and executing HR activities.  The position also comes   with the responsibility for line managing a very successful team of office staff within the Trust.

We are seeking an individual who has the following qualities and skill set:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with a polite telephone manner
  • Competent user of Word and Excel
  • Previous HR experience, preferably within an education setting
  • Previous experience of managing a Team
  • Ability to multitask whilst maintaining attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible, adaptable and resilient
  • Be highly organised
  • Caring, sensitive and responsive to the needs of our pupils and staff

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications

The School

The Corsham School is part of a small Multi Academy Trust serving the market town of Corsham and surrounding villages. It is situated in North Wiltshire, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, 8 miles from Bath and within easy reach of the M4.

The Corsham School is a ‘Good’ School where ‘Pupils behave well in and out of lessons, are respectful of each other and learn well in a secure, friendly and supportive setting.’
Ofsted Sept 2019

The Corsham School offers: -

  • Enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning
  • A caring and supportive department, staff body and wider school community
  • A commitment to professional development and career progression opportunities
  • A full programme of induction and support; we are committed to staff well-being, and we are a very happy school where staff morale is high.


As part of the remuneration package, The Corsham School Academy Group offers excellent Employee Benefits, including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, and Cycle to Work Scheme, together with discounts on High Street shopping, Cinema Tickets, and Holidays.


If you wish to apply for this position, please apply via the application form. A separate letter (no more than 2 sides A4) addressed to the Headteacher should indicate how your qualifications and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post.

Please download and complete the Application Form, and return it to the school via email to:

Mrs Amanda Chapman-Richardson - School Business Manager/CFO