Academy Administrator

David Ross Education Trust

Academy Administrator

£22737

David Ross Education Trust, Northampton

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 6 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in now to be included in the first week's applications.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

Malcolm Arnold Academy is now recruiting for Academy Administrator. This role could be the ideal next step in your career. Full-time and part-time hours available.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust's vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

  • To provide administrative support to the Academy team, dealing with confidential and sensitive issues in a timely, professional and competent manner.

  • To support the Principal and support the wider staff team as appropriate.

  • To support the Principal and SLT with coordinating events including, but not limited to, Opening Evenings, Parents Evenings and Music Concerts.

  • To respond to reports of accidents and injuries and escalate legal claims where appropriate.

  • To provide a 'keyboard resource' including: typing letters, building and maintaining records and preparing files to support the staff team to meet internal and external deadlines as required.


  • 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

  • Educated to GCSE-level/NVQ-level 2 or equivalent, including English and Mathematics.

  • To be a skilled user of Microsoft Office, with the ability to produce, create and edit documents using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Able to maintain the strictest confidentiality and integrity at all times.

  • Sensitivity when collaborating work with colleagues at all levels.

  • Highly organised and efficient and able to work to tight deadlines, often under pressure.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to relate well to a wider range of stakeholders.

  • Able work under your own initiative and deal with demands of large and diverse Parent/Carer population.

  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team.

    The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country's leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.


  • We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

    While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other.

  • NJC 3 FTE £22,737 per annum, £19,971.69 pro rata

  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme.

  • Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education

  • Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme

  • Awards and Recognition Scheme

  • Flexible working patterns

  • Benefits Platform


  • discounts on car leasing

  • holiday discounts

  • cinema tickets

  • restaurant booking discounts

  • Cycle to Work Scheme