Vacancies PA to the Deputy Heads 07.11.2019

Full time
To start as soon as possible

The Godolphin and Latymer School is one of the country’s leading independent day schools for girls, located on a six acre site in Hammersmith, London.  The School’s friendly community and excellent facilities make it an exciting and rewarding place to learn and work.  The intelligent, creative and motivated girls at Godolphin and Latymer receive unrivalled academic and pastoral support and outstanding examination results are achieved.

We currently seek to appoint a suitably skilled, experienced and highly professional Personal Assistant to provide outstanding support to our Senior Deputy Head (Pastoral) and our Deputy Head (Academic).

Applicants must have exceptional organisational skills and the ability to multi-task.  They must be personable, approachable, responsive and accommodating and should be able to work with frequent disruptions.  The post-holder will need to work well as part of a team and must also be able to work autonomously.  They will need to be able to think on their feet, whilst following strict procedures and tight timescales.  Attention to detail is vital in this highly varied role.

This is a full time all-year-round position and the core hours of work are Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5.00pm.  A degree of flexibility is required to suits the needs of the role.  The post attracts 28 days annual leave, to be taken during school holidays only.  The salary will be commensurate with the post and will be dependent on the qualifications and experience of the appointed candidate.  This is a permanent position and the start date will be confirmed on the completion of all required pre-employment checks.

Please explore our website further to gain a better understanding of the School.  Please review the recruitment information booklet for full details of the role.  Fully completed application forms must be returned to the School by post or via email to as soon as possible.  Please note that applications must be made on the school’s application form.  CVs alone will not be accepted.

Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Charity called The Godolphin and Latymer School (charity registration number 312699) is administered by The Godolphin and Latymer School Foundation, a charitable company limited by guarantee (Company number 3598439).

 THE GODOLPHIN AND LATYMER SCHOOL, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG.

HMC/GSA 800 girls, 11-18 (220 in the Sixth Form).