We are recruiting

Job Title: Programme Administrator (maternity cover)
Salary range: £27,000 per annum
Reporting to: Head of Education
Location: The Phoenix Brewery, 13 Bramley Road, London W10 6SP. Partial remote working may be considered.
Contract: 8–12 months
Working hours: Full time, 35 hours per week. Flexible working and part time hours may be considered
Benefits: 30 days annual leave (pro rata); employer matched pension contribution up to 5%


Who we are

The Ogden Trust is a family charity set up by Peter Ogden, launched in 1999, supporting physics education.

What we do

The Trust's aim is to maximise the opportunities available to young people in all parts of the UK's educational system and is now focused on science, particularly physics. The Trust supports a range of initiatives, programmes and projects to promote the teaching and learning of physics.

Purpose of the role

As Programme Administrator, you will support the delivery of our School Partnerships programme to schools across England, particularly in the south. You will manage the application, funding and reporting processes. You will work with the Head of Education and Chief Executive to develop and improve the programme to better support the Trust’s objectives, while listening to the needs of the schools and teachers involved.

Who we are looking for

You will need to have a good understanding of the education system in England and an enthusiasm for enabling young people to achieve. You may be required to visit schools and will be an ambassador for the Trust and its values. You must be able to communicate professionally and effectively with teachers, administrators and senior school leaders.

An excellent team player, you will have experience of working in programme administration and events organisation, with strong communication and organisational skills. A track record of building successful working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders, particularly schools and teachers and the ability to work on your own initiative are valuable.

How to apply

Download the job description and person specification here.

To apply, please submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter, including a supporting statement, outlining your suitability for the role according to the person specification criteria and the job role. Both documents together should not exceed four sides of A4.

Please email your completed application to recruitment@ogdentrust.com. Only applications with a covering letter will be considered.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 4 October 2021
Interview dates: Friday 15 or Monday 18 October 2021

No agencies please.

The Ogden Trust is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. Our diversity and inclusion policies are available here.

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