Gateshead Primary SCITT

Fixed term contract until August 2023 with possibility of permanent contract if reaccredited as an ITT provider for September 2024.

Possible full time or part time role, (open to discussion) Secondments will be considered.

Salary: SCITT Programme Lead (Soulbury Scale: Points 9-12 (£47,522 – £51,425)

Required for October 2022 start

Closing date: 12pm, 22nd August 2022

Interviews will take place week beginning 5th September 2022

The Management Committee of this highly successful and ambitious SCITT are looking to appoint a suitably qualified, ambitious and experienced leader to build upon our SCITT’s ‘Good’ Ofsted grading and excellent local reputation.

The Role

As SCITT Programme Lead and member of the Senior Leadership Team you will work alongside the Management Committee and SCITT team to lead and further develop the quality of our ITT provision (SCITT PGCE with QTS). Our specialist primary SCITT offering 3-7 and 5-11 training programmes has a very strong reputation.

Key SCITT responsibilities

  • Lead the primary SCITT programme to strengthen our good Ofsted grading and strive for excellence
  • Assist with accreditation documentation
  • Develop a marketing and recruitment strategy to continue grow the size of our SCITT
  • Strategic development of the course content responding to the local and national needs and opportunities of ITT, including all policy changes
  • Further develop strong relationships with all of our partner schools and add to them
  • Co-ordinate and quality assure all aspects of the course through high quality training, monitoring, holding to account and intervention
  • Maximise the progress and professional development of all trainee teachers
  • Lead and develop a highly dedicated team
  • Undertaking rigorous self-evaluation and improvement planning
  • Strategically set and manage the SCITT budget
  • Be ambitious for the SCITT.

For more information about this post please read the Job Description and Person Specification Document.

Closing date: 12pm, 22nd August 2022

Interview date: Interviews to be held upon receipt of strong applications

Please email the Chair of the Management Committee prior to application if you would like an informal discussion about the post. 

Gateshead Primary SCITT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.

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