PA to the Principal/Chief Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Bishop Auckland College Group for a PA to the Principal/Chief Executive. We are seeking a highly motivated personal assistant who will provide exceptional administration to the Principal/Chief Executive, as well as support the Directorate team. The successful candidate will also contribute to and coordinate various projects and activities across the College Group.

Job Reference:
Bishop Auckland Campus
Closing Date:
17 April 2024
Harmonised Pay Scale Fixed Point 22 (£25,496.71 per annum)
37 hours per week
Permanent position

Working for Bishop Auckland College gives access to an excellent staff benefits scheme; which includes 4.5 day working week (finishing at 12 noon on a Friday), an extremely generous annual leave entitlement, entry to the local government pension scheme, free onsite parking, free gym membership, discounted childcare at the onsite nursery, plus much more.

The successful candidate will have a level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area and will have minute taking and report writing skills. Ideally, applicants will have experience of working in an educational environment but for the right candidate, this would not be essential.

If you would like an informal discussion regarding this position, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our HR team on 01388 443053.

This role will include responsibilities within safeguarding and the postholder will be engaging in regulated activity.

To view the full job description/person specification, please click here

To apply for this post please complete the application form:

Word Version PDF Version

Staff Benefits

Please note that a Curriculum Vitae (CV), will not be accepted instead of an application form.

Bishop Auckland College is an equality, diversity and inclusive employer. We are committed to recruiting a more diverse workforce that reflects the people we serve.

College policy: Privacy Notice, Safer Recruiting policy, Policy on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders and DBS Code of Practice.

Completed applications should be emailed back to: or posted to:

HR Department
Bishop Auckland College
Bishop Auckland Campus
Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 6JZ

For more information or if you have a disability and need help completing the application please email: or contact our 24 hour answering service on 01388 443108.

Bishop Auckland College is committed to the safeguarding and the welfare of all learners and any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS disclosure. All teaching staff will be required to register with the Institute for Learning.