Communications and Events Assistant

Closing Date: July 11, 2019 3:00 pm

Job Title:                     Communication & Events Assistant

Location:                     Rudheath, Northwich, Cheshire

Hours of work:           9.30am–4.00pm /30 hours / 39 weeks

Salary:                         SCP 4 – £9.55 per hour

Required:                    September 2019

Are you looking for a challenge? Do you have amazing organisational and interpersonal skills, like to be busy all day as well as have boundless energy to keep up with the pace of teenagers in a busy senior school?  If yes is the answer to these questions, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Rudheath Senior Academy is currently undergoing a renovation programme that is going to change the face and feel of the school.  Whilst our Senior Leadership team are concentrating on improving standards and results in conjunction with arguing amongst themselves over the colour of the new walls; collectively they agree they need someone to join our admin team in order to support them in driving teaching and learning forward.

The Rudheath Senior Academy is part of North West Academies Trust, one of the highest performing trusts in the country. Our aim at Rudheath Senior Academy is to become a centre of excellence and the first choice for parents who want the best education for their children.

This role is central to all school communication, you will need to manage high expectations, think on your feet, not get phased, deliver the highest degree of professionalism and deal with all issues efficiently ensuring a high level of customer service at all times.

The Communication and Events Assistant needs character and the key attributes we are looking from candidates are:

  • Friendly and professional manner
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sense of humor
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Commitment to teamwork
  • A willingness to listen and an aptitude to learn
  • The enthusiasm to go the extra mile to get a job done.
  • The ability to learn from both success and failures
  • Experience of working in a busy office/reception environment is desirable
  • Proficient user of Microsoft packages in order to create letters, spreadsheets, mail merge and marketing material.


There are many and varied job descriptions available, but we feel that this role is all about personal skills, as such the job description will be tailored to the individual.


If you feel that you have the skills and personality to support the Senior Leadership team, act as a referee and make their life easier as well as ensuring the phones get answered and you have not got lost under a pile of photocopying then this is the right role for you.


If you are still answering yes to these questions then please download an application form here  and email to Liz Blewitt at by 12 noon on Thursday 11 July 2019. Interviews will take place during week commencing 15 July 2019. Applicants shortlisted for interview will be notified shortly after the closing date.

The Rudheath Senior Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applications will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

Liz Blewitt                                                                           THE RUDHEATH SENIOR ACADEMY

Human Resources                                                          Middlewich Road, Rudheath, Northwich CW9 7DS