William Edwards School, Stifford Clays

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Job Ref No. ECC5438-62S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: £14,990-£22,360 p.a.
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 17/03/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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We are Happy to Talk Flexible Working

Contract Type Permanent, 35 hours a week / term time


Ideally you will have experience of working in an administrative role in training, education or recruitment. Applicants should be proactive, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills combined with strong organisational and administrative abilities. You will:

· Provide support to the Trust-wide CPD strategy and interventions

· Provide support to the Trust-wide NQT recruitment programme

· Help develop new Trust-wide learning and development opportunities

· Manage the day-to-day operations of the TTSA

· Facilitate training events including evaluation and impact analysis for all teaching school activities

· Keep an accurate and up-to-date record of the TTSA budget

· Liaise with various third party agencies including schools within the alliance


Thurrock Teaching School Alliance brings together schools across Thurrock to provide active and high quality training, ITT and school-to-school support, for all schools within and beyond the Thurrock. The TTSA works in partnership with other Teaching Schools in Southend and Essex, as well as throughout the wider East of England region, to ensure that they offer the highest quality provision for the very best value. The TTSA facilitates a wide range of nationally recognised professional learning programmes, using outstanding practitioners from local schools. The TTSA is part of South West Essex Community Education Trust (SWECET).


This is an exciting time to join SWECET, which is a multi academy trust that was established in 2015 with the belief that every young person in our community needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances. Our colleagues are critical to achieving this vision and securing the best futures for our young people. In return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues: competitive salaries, tailored pathways for individual career progression, reduced gym membership at a trust school, generous holiday entitlement, defined benefit pension scheme (LGPS) and becoming part of a growing organisation.

Please return your completed application form to:

HR Department

c/o William Edwards School

Stifford Clays Road



RM16 3NJ


South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Information about the School

William Edwards is a very popular, oversubscribed 11-16 school, judged 'outstanding' by OfSTED. It is the strategic lead school for the Thurrock Teaching School Alliance and is part of the growing South West Essex Community Education Trust. Pupil outcomes across the school are significantly above the national average.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Lorraine Montague
Stifford Clays Road, Stifford Clays
Essex, RM16 3NJ
Telephone: 01375 486000