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Trust Office Administrator - Term Time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-64-S
  • Posted:26/11/2021
  • Pay:TSAT C Grade (Pro rata £16,164 - £16,603)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:12/12/2021 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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We have an exciting opening for an Office Administrator to provide administrative support to our central teams within the Trust office, based in Chatham. 

If you enjoy  administrative work, or have experience in office based administrative roles, this may be the role for you. We are looking for a friendly, organised and supportive applicant to join our busy and welcoming team. 

 

What you will need to succeed:

For further details please see the attached JD and person specification

  • This position is an administrative role, the post holder will be able to work accurately and efficiently with attention to detail, managing their workload and priorities They will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be a key team player.  
  • You will be joining a welcoming and enthusiastic team, based within our central hub office in Chatham. 
  • The ideal candidate should demonstrate a willingness and flexibility to work with and for different departments, working with a variety of colleagues from across the organisation. . 
  • We are seeking to appoint someone with a good working knowledge Microsoft Office programmes, including Word, Outlook, Excel and Teams. We welcome and encourage new ideas and perspectives to help us work more cohesively and efficiently as a Central team to deliver and outstanding service to our Schools.  
  • The post holder will be responsible for organising internal and external meetings, with minute taking of meetings 
  • Organisation and ordering of office supplies will be essential to the role, along with welcoming and faciliting any visitors to the Trust offices. 
  • A polite and professional nature is required for answering all phone calls that come into the main Trust line, and when greeting and escorting visitors.

 

What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a large organisation during an extremely exciting time, with the opportunity for progression as the Trust grows in size
  • Employees who join our Trust can also benefit from a discounted price of £10 per month membership of the TSAT gym, which is conveniently located on site at Holcombe Grammar School in Chatham.
  • The successful applicant will also have access to the local government pension scheme and an annual leave entitlement of 26 days, increasing to 30 after 5 years of service.
  • Vast support network from senior leaders within the school and our Trust
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of area

 

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our friendly schools at the start of a new and exciting time, then please apply today!

If you would like to arrange an informal conversation to discuss the role in more detail please contact Simon Arnold via email – s.arnold@tsatrust.org.uk  

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

Think about their Thinking, Be their Best self, Shape their Success, In this way we transform life chances

As part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. The Trust supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer.

Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission school leaders translated our mission to core values that would be demonstrated and evident in all our Academies:

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve

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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).