The Buckingham Partnership

An opportunity has arisen at The Buckingham Partnership to join our team. We are looking to recruit a:

Research and Development Lead Mentor –  Secondary SCITT Subject Specific Curriculum development and training.

Start Date: Summer term 2023

Hours- 0.6 per week for 38 weeks a year (to fit around school holidays)

Initial 1 year fixed term contract.

Pay Range – Teachers Upper Pay Scale

Closing date: Thursday 2nd February.

Shortlisting: Monday 6th February.

Interviews: Thursday 9th February.

The Buckingham Partnership is a thriving SCITT provider (School Centred Initial Teacher Training) part of The Royal Latin School, based at Bourton Business Park in Buckingham. We are looking for applicants with experience in supporting and mentoring SCITT trainees. Ideally the candidate will have a broad range of curriculum experience across KS 3, 4 and 5, preferably in the STEM subjects.

This is a new role, following successful re-accreditation to deliver ITT beyond 2024.

The role involves: (for full details see Job Description)

  • Researching, sourcing and recruiting expert subject leads from across local or partnership schools.
  • Working closely with subject leads to develop subject specific curriculums in line with the BP SCITT general curriculum.
  • Training general mentors in school to support trainee subject development.
  • Plan and deliver a subject curriculum based on your own subject expertise.
  • The role will involve travel to schools.

Further information

Please visit our website or contact the Director of The Buckingham Partnership, Becky Ellers,  for further details and applications.

The Buckingham Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, trainees and volunteers to share this commitment. The position is subject to enhanced DBS and Barred List check clearance.

How to apply

Please complete a Teaching Application Form which can be found on the vacancies section of the Royal Latin School website, together with a short letter addressed to Mrs Becky Ellers.  This should be sent to:

Mrs Becky Ellers

Unit A, Bourton Business Centre

Bourton Road


MK18 7DS  or email

Supporting Documents

Job Description

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