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Admin Assistant - Post 16

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The University of Kent Academies Trust are seeking to recruit an organised and proactive individual for the role of Admin Assistant to support the post 16 function at Chatham Grammar.  This is a new role required due to the increasing popularity and rapidly expanding UKAT Sixth Form.  

The successful applicant will be an experienced administrator with excellent organisational skills and working knowledge of Microsoft office packages.  Experience in a school or post 16 setting is desired, and we would respectfully suggest that applicants who do not already have this experience, research any areas of the job description with which they are unfamiliar, prior to application.  

Our new Admin Assistant will be assisting our post 16 students with one of the most exciting times in their education careers and will be joining a very dedicated, creative and friendly post 16 team.  To gain some insight into our post 16 provision, you might like to view our UKAT Sixth Form open event which will be live from Wednesday 25 November, via the Chatham Grammar website.

The successful applicant will be coming to a multi-academy trust wide supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic (and down to earth) leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people.  We would encourage applicants to visit the UKAT website to view the many employee benefits on offer https://www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk/careers-with-ukat  

Chatham Grammar offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young women ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers.  It benefits from being part of the University of Kent Academies Trust and has a current Ofsted rating of Good.   Chatham Grammar is proud of its comprehensive website and would encourage applicants to visit for further information http://www.chathamgrammar.org.uk/  

HOW TO APPLY

Your application should be made after reading the job description and person specification and you will use the application form to tell us how your current skills and experience fit the requirements and why you think you would be suited to this role. 

We are keen to attract top talent to our inclusive Trust and therefore we welcome applications from all people across the community spectrum regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, sexual orientation, disability, gender reassignment or age.

In order to follow social distancing guidance, visits to the Academy are not possible at this time, but we would be happy to arrange a discussion or video call with a member of our Senior Leadership Team to share our vision for this role with you.  To arrange such a discussion, or for any other queries about the role, please email recruitment@universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk

For further information, to download our application form or to send us your CV, please visit our website: http://www.chathamgrammar.org.uk/   

Deadline for applications:  12noon on Thursday 28 January 2021

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 


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