SCITT Administrator, Oxfordshire

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The Cherwell SchoolOxfordshire
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Start date: September 2019 (ideally)
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade 7
Contract term: Permanent

SCITT Administrator

(Based at The Cherwell School, Oxford)

25 to 30 hours per week with the opportunity for the candidate to state their preferred pattern of work. Term time only plus 5 days.

Occasional evening work required, reasonable notice will be provided.

Ideally to start September 2019.

Salary: Grade 7, Point 13 (£22,021 FTE pro-rata for 30 hours would be £15,465)

We are seeking to appoint a friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking administrator to join the central team of our busy and thriving Initial Teacher Training organisation as we continue to grow and develop.

This is a new role and we would be pleased to consider applicants who could work between 25 and 30 hours per week and we are happy to offer a pattern of work to suit the successful candidate.

We are looking for someone who will take particular responsibility for the administration of our marketing activity and work closely with other colleagues in our recruitment processes for the potential trainee teachers who apply to train with us. 

The SCITT administrator role would ideally suit someone with a background in educational administration or marketing but we would be happy to consider candidates with more diverse experience. This is a crucial role working closely with the SCITT Director and SCITT Manager. 

The SCITT is led by a small, friendly and highly adaptable team and so being flexible and comfortable with a changing environment are essential characteristics for this role. This is an excellent opportunity and should you wish to be part of supporting school led Initial Teacher Training we would welcome your application.

The Oxfordshire Teacher Training SCITT is an accredited teacher training body that works across Oxfordshire (SCITT stands for School Centred Initial Teacher Training) and we currently have approximately 80 partner schools that we work with. We are part of the River Learning Trust, a multi academy trust based at The Cherwell School. We have grown rapidly in the last few years and in the academic year 2019-20 we will be working with about 120 trainee teachers. 

The River Learning Trust can offer candidates exceptional opportunities for professional and personal development. We pride ourselves on supporting staff to be highly successful, recognising that success comes in a wide variety of ways, growing a culture of continual improvement where we look to provide the best possible educational experience for all our pupils.

To find out more about the SCITT and the ITT programmes that we offer please visit our website 

More information about the role and the kind of person that we are looking for can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be found on the website: 

If you have additional questions please contact Marion Rawlings, SCITT Manager 

To apply for this post, please complete the following:

- The application form, online on the TES website:  
The section entitled Relevant Skills & Experience should be no more than two sides of A4 and demonstrate how you meet the Person Specification.

- Submit a covering letter to Marion Rawlings, SCITT Manager:      
This should be no more than one side of A4 and, given the context of the job description,   provide an outline as to why you have applied for this post.

The closing date for applications is Monday 22nd July at 9am.

Interviews will be held from Thursday 25th July onwards.

The River Learning Trust (RLT) is a multi-¬academy trust responsible for a number of schools and a school centred initial teacher training provider within Oxfordshire; the schools and SCITT are united by their commitment to the principles of the trust and a common belief in the benefits of everything that is gained by working together.

● Commitment to Excellence; striving for the best educational experience

● Everyone Learning; creating and taking opportunities that enhance lives

● Respectful Relationships; acting with care, integrity, and fairness in all we do

The Cherwell OTSA SCITT Governing Body and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.  All staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.

More about The Cherwell School
Address: Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7EE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 558719