Admin Assistant (Learning & Development) - Home Based
REAch2 Academy Trust - Central Team
Henhurst Ridge , East Staffordshire, England DE13 9TQ
Start Date
As soon as possible
£18,581 to £20,314 pa SCP 1 to SCP 6,

About the Role

The Administration Assistant will support the work of the Learning and Development (L&D) Team by providing proactive, high level administrative support. This role requires an experienced, confident, and forward-thinking individual with an ability to manage administration duties to a high standard and an empathy for primary education.

With the Multi Academy Trust of 60 primary schools, the Training & Development Team offers outstanding training opportunities for teachers and all support staff. The Administration Assistant will help to support all our training administration needs, whether its for staff who are just starting their teaching careers through national School Direct PGCE and Teaching Apprenticeship programmes or through specific CPD training to develop and enhance staff skills and knowledge and developing them to undertake their daily activities in their work.

The Administration Assistant is a permanent role reporting to the Learning & Development Coordinator supporting our growing training team and will also work with the Head of Learning & Development and National ITT Lead to provide an excellent support and administrative service, including,
• supporting marketing, recruitment and selection of trainee teachers
• registering events and data inputting to the L&D system
• administration of the ITT system
• supporting the applicant tracking and liaising with national, cluster and local ITT leads
• registration and tracking delegate attendance at events
• coordinating and supporting large scale events and programmes
• supporting the training evaluation processes
• coordination of L&D newsletters and marketing information
• administration of the Apprenticeship Digital Admin System (DAS)
• Monitoring and reporting on compliance training

To be successful in this role you will be:
• an experienced and confident administrator, conscientious and able to work on own initiative
• diligent, with an eye for the detail
• an effective communicator with the ability to work as part of a team and build effective professional relationships
• adept in the use of MS Office 365, particularly Excel, Word, Teams and Outlook
• able to travel to training and conference events

For an informal discussion about the role please contact: Andrea Wright, Head of Learning & Development

Closing Date
Tuesday 31st May 2022 at midday
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.
Completed applications forms should be sent to the REAch2 HR Department using
REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

• A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country,
• A competitive salary,
• 28 days’ paid holiday (rising to 31 days after 5 years’ service).
• Membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership to ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.