Executive Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
26/02/2024 12:00
£38,223 - £42,403 pa Actualy Salary £34,504 - £ 38,277 pa
Hours per week:
37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days and 10 additional days
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3RU
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
26 Feb
Further Information
Northern Leaders Trust

c/o Kenton School
Drayton Road
Newcastle upon Tyne

Required: ASAP

Northern Leaders Trust, formerly Kenton Schools Academy Trust, formed in 2014, is a growing, passionate Trust in the North East of England. Our eyes are firmly fixed on providing the best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally.
Students are at the centre of everything we do. Through collaboration, every aspect of our work is of high quality. Our academies deliver an ambitious and inclusive curriculum that enables all students to excel academically and socially.
We are seeking an experienced Executive Assistant to provide administrative and professional support to the Chief Executive Officer. The right candidate will possess excellent time management and organisation skills as this role includes diary management, minuting meetings, drafting reports and correspondence and acting as first point of contact for all queries to the CEO. The Executive Assistant to CEO will also line manage Trust Personal Assistants.
Candidates must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with all the school’s stakeholders.  Excellent ICT skills with the ability to produce high quality correspondence with speed and accuracy are essential as is previous experience in a supervisory role.
If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you.  In return we can offer you:
  • The opportunity to join us at an exciting time based between either Kenton School,- a vibrant and inclusive large secondary school, or Studio West- one of the most successful studio schools in the country.
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including, car and cycle to work schemes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free gym access at Kenton School
  • Fantastically resourced schools with easy access to both A1 and A19 

Closing date: 12pm on 26 February 2024
Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.