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Project Administration Assistant


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Project Administration Assistant 

Primary Location: Medway Operations Office, Chatham

Full Time - Permanent

TSAT C Grade £17,160 - £19,240 per annum

Closing date:  11/07/21

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Working as part of the Trust's Operations department, the Project Administration Assistant will provide efficient and effective project/ administrative support required to meet the Trust’s core Information Technology and Estates responsibilities.  They will be responsible for ensuring the day-to-day processes are managed in an accurate and timely manner.


What you will need to succeed:

For further details please see the attached JD and person specification

  • The position is an administrative focused role, and the post holder will be able to work accurately with attention to detail. Have strong interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player.  
  • Demonstrate a willingness and flexibility to work across the department and have the ability to balance their workload, whilst working under pressure.
  • Good working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet IT packages.
  • Hold a full UK Driving License, with access to own transportation. 
  • Experience within project management/ maintaining plans or a recognised project management qualification such as PRINCE2 ,would be desirable but not essential.

The Thinking Schools Academy 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

Watch our Trust video  to gain an insight in to The Thinking Schools Academy Trust 


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!

This role would suit a recent college/university leaver, looking for a career in project management.

If this position as a Project Administrative Assistant is not quite right for you, but you would be interested for any other positions within our Trust please contact our recruitment team at to ensure that you are added to our talent pool and considered for any future positions.

We reserve the right to close the position early should a suitable candidate be 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



The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Project Assistant.pdf


Please note that applications are submitted through our recruitment provider Jane Systems via