Executive Assistant

Start Date: November 2023

Contract: Permanent – Part time (Up to 30 hours)

Salary: £30,926.53 (FTE)

Job Expires: 9am Friday 20th October 2023

Interview date: Friday 27th October

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual that can provide a professional Executive Support service for our Senior Team in particular the Principal. They will be required to build and develop relationships with managers and staff at all levels to provide support throughout the college in accordance with our organisational values.

The role will require the successful candidate to act as a personal assistant to the Principal, coordinate and schedule the work of the Senior Management Team and support with minutes from meetings. They will also be involved in coordinating and supporting with all staff events such as training and conferences as well as helping with preparing documentation for board meetings. The Executive Assistant must be comfortable communicating with all staff and external parties as well as trustees. They will be required to support with budgets, proof reading documents and producing meeting resources.

For more information about the requirements for the role, please refer to the job description and person specification below.

Informal discussions about the role are welcomed, please e-mail our HR team in the first instance.

About Us

Homefield College is an independent specialist college and a charity that offers education, care and support to people with learning and communication difficulties.

We have several sites in Leicestershire along with a provision in Nuneaton.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders and a commitment to the professional development of staff.
  • Access to CPD to help you grow and develop in your role.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Focussed support on your wellbeing. Homefield has partnered with Health assured to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
  • Contributory pension & paid holiday (25 days per year plus bank holidays and one additional discretionary day).

To apply

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application forms, and e-mail them to hr@homefieldcollege.ac.uk.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the Homefield Application Form for your application to be considered.

Homefield College promotes equality and diversity and are a Disability Confident committed employer. All our employees are recruited on their merits, abilities, and suitability for the role, complying with all relevant legislation, recommendations and guidance.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to child protection screening, including checks with past employers, online and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note – Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than stated should we source a suitable candidate before the closing date.  

We look forward to hearing from you.