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Programme Administrator

Reading (with some flexibility for hybrid or remote working)
Salary Details:
Circa £21,000 per annum
03 Oct 2022
About the role

Job title: Programme Administrator

Salary: Circa £21,000 per annum

Location: Reading (with some flexibility for home working) 

Contract type: Permanent full-time position (35 hours per week)


Benefits: We offer 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), a 6% matched pension scheme, training and development opportunities, and family friendly policies to support flexible working. We also offer a suite of voluntary benefits including a health cash plan, ride to work scheme, and retail discounts.  

These are exciting times at Education Development Trust. Having secured a number of important new programmes in recent months to support schools and teachers around England, we are seeking Programme Administrator to support the planning and implementation of one of our UK Education programmes, providing flexible support working with both internal and external stakeholders as required.  

As a Programme Administrator, you will provide efficient and effective administrative support to one of our UK Programmes. The role will be working closely with the rest of the Project Management team as well as the Education, Operations and Technology teams to support the day-to-day delivery of the programme.

You will have:

- Strong attention to detail 

- Experience of providing administrative support and coordination to a team / department

- Proven experience of dealing with, and responding to, multiple stakeholders

- Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines

- Excellent planning and organisational skills

- Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams

- Excellent IT skills - accurate word processing and expertise in using MS Office applications including MS Excel and PowerPoint

Closing date: Monday 3rd October

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 10th October

Please note, we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early. 

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service.

About the organisation

Education Development Trust is an education charity that exists to transform lives by improving education around the world. We work collaboratively with national and local governments, schools and other partners to design and deliver sustainable solutions to improve education.

Please click here to see our Annual Impact Review for 2020/21, which highlights the ways in which our work has impacted lives around the world – and the progress we have made since 2019/20.

At Education Development Trust, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and knows they can reach their full potential.  We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks. We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Education Development Trust an inclusive place to work.  If you have specific requirements or adjustments, please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.  We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident employer scheme.