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Administrator - Full-time

Leigh Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F63-97-S
  • Posted:18/11/2022
  • Pay:Actual salary £16,584 - £17,422 per annum
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:01/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


Thames Gateway Teaching School Hub, part of Leigh Academies Trust, has a truly exciting opportunity to appoint an experienced and reliable Administrator who will join us from January 2023. As Teaching School Hub we oversee training and development opportunities for schools across Medway, North Kent and beyond. Click here to meet the existing Thames Gateway Teaching School Hub team!

As Administrator, you will work with our Executive Support Officer to ensure that the hundred of teachers training with us every year are able to access the highest quality programmes. Our successful candidate will be responsible for administrative assistant with events and the delivery of the National Professional Qualification (NPQ). You’ll be arranging training sessions, ensuring delegates and facilitators have all they need and making sure that all our work meets the needs of our participants and their schools.

Applicants should be professional, personable and committed to providing an excellent service, and above all else our appointed candidate will have a positive work ethic and can-do attitude. If you're as excited by this opportunity as we are, we'd love to hear from you!

This is a fixed term opportunity until July 2024 and offers an actual salary of £16,584 - £17,422 per annum (£19,788 - £20,789 full time equivalent), commensurate with experience. Location will be based between Leigh Academy Rainham and our Head Office at Strood Academy, with some opportunity for hybrid working.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Interviews will take place on Tuesday 6th December. 


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.