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Director of SCITT

Organisation: Leicester & Leicestershire Primary SCITT

Location: Based at Dovelands Primary School, Leicester

Salary: Leadership scale point 16 (the range over time will be 16-20)

Duration: Permanent

Work pattern: Full time

Closing date: February 7th 2020 at midday (Interviews week beginning 24th February)

Start date: August 2020

 

The Leicester & Leicestershire Primary SCITT is looking to appoint a highly effective Director to support its important work, developing the next generation of outstanding teachers.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone inspirational and dynamic and to join the experienced core team of an extremely committed and successful partnership. The SCITT was recognised as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2015/2016.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build quality relationships with the SCITT team, the trainees and all stakeholders
  • Lead the day to day management of the SCITT alongside the Deputy SCITT Manager
  • Contribute to high quality marketing and recruitment events
  • Participate in the selection of trainees
  • Nurture and develop the trainees, providing quality pastoral and professional support
  • Review and develop course content, processes and documentation
  • Coordinate and evaluate the centre-based training
  • Observe and analyse trainee’s teaching, coaching them and school-based staff
  • Assess and monitor trainee progress to inform interventions
  • Quality assure school-based training and trainee placements.

The Leicester & Leicestershire Primary SCITT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

Please phone to discuss the position or arrange a visit (0116 2543187). Visits can be arranged in advance before the deadline for applications at midday on Friday 7th February.

There will be an open evening at 6pm on Tuesday 28th January at Dovelands Primary School to meet SCITT staff and tutors.

Shortlisting will take place on Monday February 10th, with interviews held in the week beginning February 24th.

To apply please visit: eteach.com-Director-of-scitt

 

 

Bluecoat SCITT Primary Lead

Permanent, Part Time, 2 ½ days per week, must be able to work Fridays

Salary: Leadership L1 – L5, £41,064 – £45,381 pro rata per annum

Bluecoat SCITT Alliance Nottingham is an established and committed teacher training provider of both secondary and primary phases.  This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of the training of the next generation of primary school teachers.  We are seeking an inspirational and effective individual to lead and develop our existing and successful primary programme.

The specific role would be to:

  • Assist in the professional leadership of Bluecoat SCITT Alliance
  • Monitor, review and develop the primary course content
  • Assist in the delivery of the pedagogy sessions
  • Deliver the primary subject specific training
  • Visit trainees in their placement schools as part of the assessment and moderation process
  • Nurture and develop trainees providing quality pastoral and professional support
  • Recommend primary trainees for QTS
  • Attend and assist in the professional development of Mentors, and QA mentors supporting primary trainees
  • Attend and assist in the recruitment and selection of trainees
  • Attend marketing and recruitment events
  • Contribute to Programme and Partnership developments as appropriate

In return we can offer extensive CPL and the benefit of working within a Multi Academy Trust and ITE Alliance.

For further information and to apply for this post please click here.

Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020

Bluecoat SCITT Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff are therefore expected to behave in such a way that supports this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to satisfactory enhanced pre-employment checks.

 

SCITT Programme Director (member of SLT)

Application closing date: Monday 27th January 2020 – 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday 30th January 2020
Start date: Monday 20th April 2020 (desired)
Salary: Leadership Scale (L6-L10)
Location: Dove House School Academy, Basingstoke, Hampshire
Contract Type: Full Time 1.0
Contract Term: Permanent

Job/Person Summary
The Basingstoke Alliance SCITT is an accredited provider of school centered initial teacher training (SCITT). We are looking to appoint a dedicated and passionate educator as the Director of the Basingstoke Alliance SCITT. This is a successful partnership which has had a significant impact on the local area with the provision of new secondary teachers and supporting the professional development of the schools. Dove House School Academy is the accredited provider and outstanding lead school for pupils with SEN. The partnership has been nationally recognised for the strength of its SEN provision within the training programme and the candidate will be expected to build on this strength.
The Programme Director will continue to drive the partnership in its aspiration to be an outstanding provider of initial teacher training (ITT). The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the current national picture of ITT and continuing professional development and be able to apply these to support school improvement at a local level. The role will combine strategic and operational leadership skills in order to ensure that all schools contribute to the high quality ITT provision working with Headteachers, senior/middle leaders and secondary subject specialists.
The Programme Director will be a senior leader at Dove House School Academy where the SCITT is based. They will lead a small but highly competent management and administration team at Dove House which provides the fulcrum for the partnership. Leading with integrity and the ability to build excellent working relationships is central to this role in order to maintain the effective learning community which has been established.

The candidate must be an excellent teacher who is familiar with and has experience of both the school and ITT Ofsted Frameworks. Outstanding teaching and learning is central to the delivery of a high quality ITT programme and in producing good and outstanding teachers. Knowledge and experience of mentoring/coaching to support ITT and continuing professional development is essential to this role.

Excellent communication skills are required to be able to articulate and drive the vision for the partnership at all levels. The candidate must be highly enthusiastic, motivated and be able to take responsibility for organising their work schedule to meet the requirements of this exciting and demanding role.

The role would suit an outstanding and ambitious middle or senior leader who is passionate about high quality teaching and making a difference to the young people of Basingstoke and the surrounding area. The successful candidate will have excellent leadership and communication skills and be a collaborative and highly organised colleague.

Dove House School Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Application Procedure
Please enquire in the first instance to Claire Daniel on 01256 351555 or email c.daniel@dovehouse.hants.sch.uk for an application pack. Visits to our school for an informal discussion are also warmly invited.

Website: www.basingstokealliancescitt.com

 

Director of Norfolk Teacher Training Centre

£60,000 pa, 36 hrs per week, 52 wks per year

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of the training of the next generation of school teachers.

Norfolk Teacher Training Centre (NTTC) has grown consistently every year for since it was created in 2014 and currently has over 60 trainee teachers.  In 2018/19, NTTC began Primary Teacher training alongside its established Secondary programme and has led the way regionally in opening up the Apprenticeship route for Schools Based Teacher Training.

You will provide a strong effective leadership in delivering high quality learning programmes to trainee teachers. You will also manage and lead on the delivery, development and maintenance of a quality provision for the NTTC.  Leading a small team of experienced and dedicated staff, you will also be responsible for maintenance and development of our partnerships with over 55 local schools, which is integral in making the NTTC programme so successful.

Applicants should have a first degree and/or relevant qualification, a teaching qualification (including QTS/QTLS) and recent extensive experience of working in a management or leadership role within a secondary or primary education environment.

For further information and to apply for this post please visit https://www.ccn.ac.uk/connect/jobs/

Closing date:               Friday 24th Jan 2020 at 12noon

All new appointed employees are required to fund their own enhanced DBS Check and register with the DBS Update Service.

Programme Director

Role overview/summary:

To lead eQ’s SCITT in terms of the ITT Programme for all routes reporting to the MD and  board.  Ensure that eQ works within the regulations, criteria and statutory guidance governing ITT and apprenticeships.

To understand National policy with regards to ITT and be able to evidence the SCITT’s effectiveness.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate the delivery of outstanding initial  teacher training  through a variety of routes
  • Be accountable for outcomes for trainees and the quality of training and assessment  across  the partnership
  • Support the experienced professional tutors to develop the course curriculum.
  • Lead certain training days as part of the ITT programme.
  • Plan and lead Tutor Update days and training of future tutors of eQ
  • Contribute to managing the recruitment process.
  • Ensure the ITT programme is regularly reviewed and contribute to quality assuring the programme.
  • Support schools, trainees and professional tutors through all aspects of the programme.
  • Ensure ITT compliance and the strategic development of the course content
  • Keep up to date with any changes or developments to ITT and ensure the professional tutors are also up to date
  • Continually develop eQ’s policies in procedures to reflect any changes to ITT guidance, and requirements

You will need to have:

  • Qualified Teacher Staus
  • School leadership/management experience, preferably with responsibility for ITT
  • Experience of  developing the performance of teachers , including school ITT mentoring or  provider tutoring.
  • Experience of partnership working across schools and collaborations
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the schools’ education system.
  • A secure knowledge of evidence based pedagogy that leads to effective learning
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
  • A strong desire to take a lead in developing the high-quality ITT programme further.

The SCITT offers all routes to QTS. A significant increase in applicants has led to this interesting and varied role being created.

Our office and training facility is in central London. Most days will be spent at the London office, although there will be regular meetings in schools and the opportunity to work from home.

Interested applicants should send CVs and covering letters to robyn@e-qualitas.co.uk

 

DEPUTY LEAD FOR INITIAL TEACHER TRAINING (ITT)

Responsible to:     Trust Lead for ITT and CPL
Salary:                     Commensurate with this senior role and dependent on experience
Start date:              As soon as available (ideally Spring 2020)
Commitment:       Part-time or Full-time, can be arranged alongside teaching or another role for the right candidate.
Closing date:         11am, Tuesday 10th December

A unique and exciting opportunity to join the leadership team of a top-rated teacher training provider

THE ROLE
Future Academies is looking to appoint an exceptional individual to support in the leadership of our Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme.
Reporting to the Trust Lead for ITT and the Governing Board, this is a senior role and represents an exciting opportunity to be part of something special, developing and supporting trainees and teachers across our MAT and beyond, and playing a significant role in influencing the outcomes of students.
Specifically, the Deputy Lead for ITT will:
 Develop, deliver and evaluate the impact of our training programme for ITT.
 Work with our Central Team to recruit high-quality trainee teachers.
 Support the coordination and delivery of our training programmes, including embedding the new ITT Core Framework.
 Monitor the quality of our student teachers and support them in the effective delivery of our curriculum.

THE ORGANISATION
Future Academies is a multi-academy trust (MAT) and family of seven schools in London and Hertfordshire. As a MAT working predominantly with schools located in disadvantaged areas, our motto, libertas per cultum (freedom through education), is always at the heart of what we do. We believe that all young people, regardless of their background or circumstances, are able to achieve, given the right support. Therefore, we are committed to providing each and every young person under our care with a broad, balanced and rigorous education, within a disciplined but caring environment.
The Pimlico-London SCITT was founded in 2013, with the aim of recruiting and training the next generation of outstanding teachers. We offer an academically rigorous and school-led ITT programme, balancing classroom know-how and experience with academic excellence and PGCE study. We are very proud of our excellent outcomes for our trainee teachers: to date, we have been judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, and have been ranked the third best SCITT in the country (the first in London) by the Good Teacher Training Guide 2017.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE
We are seeking a passionate, engaging and exceptional teacher to join us in this exciting position. To be successful in this role you will require:
 A thirst for knowledge and an engagement with relevant research in education
 A belief in a knowledge-rich curriculum and using evidence-informed practice in the classroom
 A proven track record of developing and improving the effectiveness of teaching
 Experience of supporting in the development of novice teachers through mentoring and the delivery of training (Desirable)
 Knowledge and understanding of Initial Teacher Training routes (Desirable)
 Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU
 The opportunity to work across a diverse partnership of schools and impact the lives of approximately 4000 children across the MAT and beyond.
 Support from our experienced and highly successful ITT team.
 A commitment to extensive CPD opportunities.
 Flexible working arrangements – we are open to applicants wishing to fulfil this role on a full or part-time basis. We will also support applicants wishing to continue a teaching commitment, within or outside Future Academies.
 A free lunch when working from our central office in Pimlico.
 Access to a range of benefits through our employee benefit scheme, Perkbox.

For further information about Future Academies and its schools please check our website: www.futureacademies.org or send through any questions to our Head of HR and Recruitment, Gemma Lamb, on recruitment@pimlicoacademy.org.

If you are interested in playing a key role in helping our expanding and thriving MAT improve further, please download the teacher application form from our website and return the completed form to recruitment@pimlicoacademy.org by 11am on Tuesday 10th December.

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This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Future Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Future Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

 

 

Deputy Director, Devon Primary SCITT (0.5 or 0.6)

Organisation:    Devon Primary SCITT 
Location:           Devon
Salary:                UPS 1-3 (Dependent on experience)
Duration:            Permanent
Work pattern:    Part Time – flexible (0.5 or 0.6)
Closing date:    January 3rd 2020  (Interviews – 17th & 20th January)
Start date:         April 14th 2020  (A slightly later start may be considered)

The Devon Primary SCITT is looking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and highly effective Deputy Director to support its important work, developing the next generation of outstanding teachers.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the experienced core team of an extremely committed and successful partnership, recognised nationally as the ‘School-based Provider of the Year, 2019’.

Key Responsibilities:

  • • Assist in the professional leadership and day to day management of the SCITT
  • • Assist in the professional leadership and day to day management of the SCITT
  • • Contribute to marketing and recruitment events
  • • Participate in the selection of trainees
  • • Build quality relationships with the trainees and all stakeholders
  • • Nurture and develop the trainees, providing quality pastoral and professional support
  • • Review and develop course content, processes and documentation
  • • Coordinate and evaluate the centre-based training
  • • Observe and analyse trainees teaching, coaching them and school-based staff
  • • Assess and monitor trainee progress to inform interventions
  • • Quality assure school-based training and trainee placements.

The Devon Primary SCITT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

For more information, please see our website (www.dpscitt.ac.uk), where you will find a letter, job description, person specification and an application form to download.

 

 

 

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