Prosper Learning Trust, Linhope Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2LW

Central Services Administrator

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time - term time plus specified days

£19,650-£20,852 per annum pro rata (actual £17,232-£18,286 per annum)

This school has Academy status and is part of the PROSPER Multi Academy Trust; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust.

Prosper Learning Trust

Linhope Road

West Denton

Newcastle upon Tyne


37 hours per week - Term Time + 10 days

Prosper Learning Trust is seeking to appoint to the above post to cover the maternity leave for the postholder. The post is due to commence on 7th November 2022 and is likely to end on 31st December 2023 or the return to work of the postholder, whichever is sooner. The successful applicant will be an experienced administrator who is proactive and highly organised in their work and will be expected to be able to manage their own workload and respond to the many interruptions of a busy office. Training and support will be provided to the successful applicant.

The Central Operations Team for the Trust is currently based on the same site as Newcastle Bridges School in Kenton. The team is responsible for a variety of services for the Trust and its academies including premises, health and safety, asset management, governance, communications, ICT, data protection.

Experience of working in a school/academy setting is highly desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will:

• Be expected to demonstrate flexibility and be available to work additional hours to accommodate occasional evening and special events e.g. CPD sessions, meetings

• Be creative and able to problem solve

• Have proven skills at managing systems

• Have the ability to manage their time effectively, use initiative and be professional with a flexible attitude.

The Trust offers the successful candidate:

• A friendly and supportive team of staff who are willing to share expertise and learn from one another

• A supportive Trust, Trustees and Governors

• Further professional development appropriate to the role

• The option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

Prosper Learning Trust was established in January 2018 with Newcastle Bridges School and Mary Astell Academy. Thomas Bewick School joined the Trust in April 2019, Harry Watts Academy in September 2020 and Gilbert Ward Academy will open in September 2023. We are striving to build further collaboration across the academies and grow as a multi-academy trust, whilst continuing to strengthen our relationships with schools outside the MAT for the benefit of our pupils.

Prosper Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work within the Trust is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise

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Closing date: 26th September (at Noon)

Interviews will be held during week commencing: 3rd October 2022

For an informal discussion about this post please contact: Jennifer McCreery, Trust Operations Manager on 0191 605 3899 or by email

Please note:

Application Forms must be completed in full and CVs cannot be accepted.

If you have not heard from us by 3rd October 2022 please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

26 September 2022

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