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Project Administrator (Fixed Term contract)

Salary Details:
£22,500 (FTE)
Closing Date:
12 Dec 2019
About the role
Education Development Trust is a leading education services charity working in over 80 countries. We are looking for a Project Administrator to support one of our exciting programmes here in the UK. The Accelerate Programme is a professional development programme for teachers in their first five years of teaching and is being delivered via a blended learning approach which includes regional face to face training events, online CPD learning modules as well as 1:1 coaching with a skilled instructional coach.

Based in our Head Office in Reading, you will provide efficient and effective administrative support for the Accelerate programme. The role will require liaison with a wide range of stakeholders, including teachers, schools, partners, consultants and internal stakeholders and will be required to support the day-to-day delivery of the programme  

 To be successful in this role you will: 

  • Have experience of providing administrative support and coordination to a team / department 
  • Have proven experience of dealing with, and responding to, multiple stakeholders 
  • Be able to prioritise workload and work to deadlines 
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Like working as part of a team, some of which you will work remotely with 

  • An awareness of the UK education sector would also be desirable but not essential

This is a contract until the end of March 2020

In return we offer a competitive salary, a generous holiday allowance (30 days & bank holidays), a 6% matched pension scheme and a range of other voluntary benefits.

In addition, we offer excellent training and family friendly policies to support flexible working and a range of health and discount benefits.

Interviews to take place the week before Christmas.



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.

Application process
To start the application process please click apply below. 
A member of the recruitment team will be in touch after the closing date to inform you of the outcome of your application.
Please note we reserve the right to close our vacancies early.