PA to the Principal and Support Office Manager

Salary: c£25,000

Contract: Full Time Permanent

Deadline for Applications: 4pm Friday 19th July 2013

Start Date: Negotiable

Files to Download

JD PA to Principal (PDF)

Support Staff Application Form (MS Word)


We are looking to recruit a highly talented, creative and methodical leader of support services to join our small team of outstanding educators pioneering our new school and sixth form. 

The successful candidate will be provided with the training and resources to design and embrace systems and procedures for our new studio school model of education within our brand new school.

Walsall Studio School based in the Black Country, West Midlands opens in September 2013 and is one of the first of its kind in the United Kingdom.

Studio Schools are small schools of around 300 students and have been designed to help 14-19 year olds better prepare for the world of work and, where appropriate, further and higher education.

Walsall Studio School is sponsored by the The Vine Trust Walsall, a Community Development Trust that is actively engaged in economic, environmental and social regeneration. The organisation is structured to run an inclusive mix of services and facilities, which respond to the needs of the local and regional communities.

Walsall Studio School’s key educational partner is Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall, founded in 1554 by Mary Tudor.  An outstanding school, Queen Mary’s is known for its academic focus, international ethos, enterprising spirit and a sense of community.

To arrange a visit or to meet the Principal (Dan Parkes), please email or call Tel: 01922 621951

Closing date: 5pm Friday 19th July 2013

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

For further information on this position and to make an application please visit:

Walsall Studio School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for this post.