National Institute of Teaching & Education (NITE)

Role:  Deputy Director of Initial Teacher Training

Salary: £62,301 – £71,321 (plus up to 10% discretionary performance bonus)

Start date: January 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter

Location: Flexible

(Our campus is in Silverstone, Northamptonshire, but we will consider home-working or working from one of the University’s other campuses)

The National Institute of Teaching & Education (NITE) is one of the country’s leading postgraduate degree and training providers for teachers and school leaders.

Our national Initial Teacher Training (ITT) provision is growing, and our primary and secondary ITT programmes include Tuition-fee, Salaried, Apprenticeship, School-Direct and Assessment Only routes, all of which are available to trainees across England.  We also offer an International PGCE as well as a PGCE for teachers in independent schools.  With multiple entry points into highly flexible training programmes, we are expecting 1000 teachers next year to train with us.

We are looking for an intelligent and principled leader to help guide the next stage of our development in ITT.  The successful candidate will have:

  • knowledge of what it takes to develop first-rate teachers
  • a bias for detail and accuracy, coupled with the ability to strategically plan for the future of a large, complex programme
  • a personal motivation to maintain high standards and lead the very best teacher training provision
  • humility, humour and emotional intelligence

As important to us are humane values, including kindness and respect.  We work hard, and we like to do this with a smile.

To Apply

Visit the vacancies section on our website to apply for this role.

For more information on NITE please visit our website

Closing date: 26th September

Interview dates: weeks commencing 3rd & 10th October

Supporting Documents

Candidates Letter

Job Description – Deputy Director of Initial Teacher Training

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