Appropriate Body (AB/ITT) Initial teacher Training Lead Manager

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Scale U1-L1 £38,960-£42,195

Fixed Term. Required: 1 September 2022.

Closing Date: 13 July 2022. Interviews will be held as soon as possible after the closing date.

Based at Colchester County High School for Girls, Colchester working with a happy and forward-thinking team.

An opportunity has arisen for efficient and conscientious Appropriate Body (AB/ITT) Initial teacher Training Lead Manager to join the (Alpha Teaching School Hub). Flexible working hours, although with some occasional requirement for early evening work between 4 pm and 7 pm. Part Time would be considered. Remote working policies are being considered for 2023.

We are looking for:

A skilled professional who is proactive, calm under pressure and has previous managerial experience of initial teacher training/mentoring/NQT/ECT induction. Previous experience of appropriate body services would be an advantage.

You will have a proven ability to provide practical solutions to training and teacher improvement in schools, a well-informed perspective on major aspects of professional development and a deep understanding of the principles of effective teaching and learning and high-quality mentoring.

You will have an understanding of the pressures of school environments and seek to ensure efficient, effective and responsive systems and communications to our schools. Good written English, attention to detail, discretion and flexibility are also essential. You will communicate effectively with a range of colleagues within education, across the county and beyond.

Someone who has the drive and ambition to support our Teaching School Hub to be the very best. This role will require both independent working and the ability to be a team player.

Alpha Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check by the DBS.

Download an application pack from or or email All applications must be submitted on the support staff application form and accompanied by a covering letter, addressed to the Executive Principal & CEO.

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