Suffolk & Norfolk School Centred Initial Teacher Training (Suffolk & Norfolk SCITT)

Suffolk and Norfolk SCITT, University of Suffolk IP4 1QJ
Secondary SCITT Leader
Full time or Part time
Soulbury Points 14-17: £53,209 – £57,114. Points 18-19: £58,350 – £59,625 are awarded upon successful completion of the Structured
Professional Assessment process.
37 hours per week
Job Reference: 109

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Suffolk County Council (SCC) Suffolk and Norfolk Initial Teacher Training Team as a Secondary School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) Leader, working across Suffolk and Norfolk.

Are you passionate about improving the social and economic success of young people in this area by being part of the continuous development of education in our region?

Your role

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated person who is a specialist in the secondary phase to provide strong and dynamic leadership for our Secondary SCITT Programmes. The post will be based in Ipswich but frequent travel to Norwich and across East Anglia will be required.

The Secondary SCITT programmes are part of the highly successful Suffolk and Norfolk School Centred Initial Teacher Training organisation which includes:

  • Primary SCITT Salaried and Tuition
  • Secondary SCITT Salaried and Tuition
  • Assessment Only Route to QTS (AO Route)

The SCITT programmes offer popular and individualised routes into initial teacher training.

You will have:

Successful experience with working with secondary trainee teachers a proven track record as an inspirational leader a track record of successful teaching within the secondary phase.

The team

The Suffolk and Norfolk team is highly supportive of our trainees and also our colleagues. Although our core team is relatively small, we work with a wide range of consultants to ensure we have the skills, knowledge and current experience within the organisation to prove the highest quality training across all subjects and age phases.

We will offer you

A flexible and rewarding post where you can make a significant impact on the education of young people in our region.

Travelling requirements for your role

Frequent Travel – This organisation positively encourages the use of technology to communicate and engage, but in this role, you will need to operate across a wide and rural area, so you must either hold a full and current driving licence and have access to personal transport or meet the mobility requirements of the role through other reasonable and suitable means.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Anna Richards on 07714 271877.
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Closing Date: 16 May 2021.
Interview Date: 25 May 2021.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

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