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Web Content Assistant - Full-time

Leigh Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F63-71-S
  • Posted:30/09/2022
  • Pay:£20,789 per annum + 25 days annual leave
  • Start Date:November 2022
  • App Close Date:17/10/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


About the role: Now more than ever digital communication is a fundamental part of our everyday life, from shopping online to providing unbounded possibilities for learning. At Leigh Academies Trust (LAT) we are moving forward with a digital-first approach which is part of our Vision 2025 statement. LAT’s in-house Marketing Department is continuously developing new ways of interacting and communicating with our stakeholders through various aspects of marketing such as graphic design, animation, promotional video & photography and online services. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a passionate team during an exciting time as we expand our services across 30 academies as well as our internal businesses. If you are a highly-motivated and enthusiastic Web Content Assistant with previous experience or looking for your first role after leaving university, then we really want to hear from you.

Main responsibilities:​​​​​​​

  • Make changes to content across our websites (using WordPress CMS)
  • Add blog posts across all academy websites 
  • Support the team with day-to-day tasks and projects  
  • Provide customer support with website issues, or change requests while delivering a professional service
  • Gather web user data (analytics, feedback and polls)
  • Analyse and research web design trends in the education sector as well as global leaders 
  • Make recommendations to enhance content to clients based on user data, policies and procedures 
  • Support with general team responsibilities such as managing requests, replying to tickets, helping clients with general questions and keeping operations running smoothly

About the Marketing Department: LAT’s central Marketing Department is made up of three key areas; these are Design, Media and Web. All three of these teams work collaboratively with clients - the central Trust and its academies. The objective is to deliver an effective and consistent message to internal and external stakeholders, including prospective pupils and their families, across a range of mediums. Marketing is the core function of the department and any successful candidate will be encouraged to seek new and innovative ways to engage audiences across the breadth of LAT.

Being part of the Marketing Department you will have the opportunity to learn new skills from the rest of the team and have access to a wide range of hardware and software. We feel it is important that you continue to learn new skills whilst working within the department in order to progress your career. You will have access to training and the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud to enable you to do so.​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​This is a full time, permanent opportunity offering £20,789 per annum + 25 days annual leave + bank holidays. The successful candidate will join us from November 2022.​

Information about the trust

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.​​​​​​​

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the benefits available to all LAT employees from day one.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

​​​​​​Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Olivia Couzins
  • Address:LAT Head Office,
    Carnation Road,
    ME2 2SX
  • Telephone: 01634 412240
  • Email: talent@latrust.org.uk



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.