Headmaster’s Personal Assistant – Uppingham Careers

Headmaster’s Personal Assistant

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £25,942.68 per annum
Location: Maidwell
Closing date: 8 January 2024, 9:00 am


Situated in the picturesque Northamptonshire countryside, Maidwell Hall offers a unique learning environment spread across 40+ acres of parkland, woodlands, a lake, and sports fields. The school, recently welcomed into the Uppingham Group of Schools, is entering a new and exciting chapter.

As the Headmaster’s PA, you will play a pivotal role in maintaining the efficiency and warmth at the core of the school. Your responsibilities will include managing the Headmaster’s office, coordinating his diary, and providing exceptional administrative and secretarial support. This is also a key role in respect of the provision of a high-quality reception for VIPs, parents, pupils and visitors.

We are seeking an exceptional individual with a broad range of PA experience and skills.  Strong communication and organisation skills are essential, together with sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, and the ability to work calmly under pressure.


  • Free Westfield Healthcare
  • Free membership of dual-use of Uppingham School Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount for children of Maidwell Hall staff.
  • 25% Holiday Club discount for children
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Discounted RAC membership
  • Favourable rates and terms with local nursery

Headmaster’s Personal Assistant – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.