PA to Head of the Prep School - Framlingham College

We require a talented Personal Assistant to fully support the Head of the Prep School in all areas of school life, acting as first point of contact and managing calls and visits with consummate authority, diplomacy, and warmth.


The successful applicant must be prepared to work under pressure to maintain an atmosphere of friendly, courteous, and good-humoured efficiency. The Head has an extremely full programme of work and requires a certain amount of judicious ‘protection’.

The post entails high levels of confidentiality and public relations skills. You will have the ability to forge strong relationships at all levels as you will be required to work closely with Admissions, Marketing and HR as well as regular liaising with the Principal’s PA and the Senior Leadership Teams across both schools.

This is a year-round role working 20 hours per week. Normal working hours are between 08.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday, and due to the nature of this role there will be need for flexibility as well as additional hours as necessary. The salary for the role is £19,890 – £24,862 pro rata, and is dependent on skills and experience.

We offer a supportive working environment as well as free lunch each day the kitchen is operational. We also offer a number of other benefits including contributory pension scheme and complimentary Sports Centre membership.

Key Information

  • Employment Location: Framlingham College Prep School
  • Closing Date: Midday Wednesday 01 December 2021
  • Interviews Week Commencing: Monday 06 December 2021

About Us

Framlingham College is a co-educational boarding and day school which comprises the Prep School, in the beautiful surroundings of Brandeston Hall, and the Senior School which is set in stunning surroundings in the market town of Framlingham. Curiosity and inquiry are at the heart of a vibrant learning culture and at Framlingham College we believe that every child should experience the joy that is to be found in learning. A Framlingham College education aims to nurture essential skills and habits – adaptability, teamwork and good decision-making for example – by weaving them into the curriculum. We are determined to prepare our young people for their adult world.

Recruitment Pack

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role together with an application form. Applications will only be accepted by application form. Completed application forms are to be emailed to before the closing date, posted to:

The Human Resources Department
Framlingham College
College Road
IP13 9EY

or alternatively, upload your application form, cover letter and CV by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button.

We welcome all applications, especially from independent thinkers, creative minds and inspirational people. We very much look forward to receiving your application.

Framlingham College 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.

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