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Teacher Development Co-ordinator

Vacancy overview

Teacher Development Co-ordinator Directorate of Quality, Teacher Development and Student Progress

£35,289 to £39,624 per annum,

35 hours per week

This is an excellent career opportunity to join the Teacher Development team at Suffolk New College. This role will require you to support the Directorate management team in leading on the operational and strategic aspects of the professional development and support for staff and be part of the Initial Teacher Training Team.

Quality of Education and Initial Teacher Training are both graded as GOOD by OFSTED, and we are now on a journey to outstanding.  We are looking for an individual with enthusiasm, drive and creative ideas to work with the team in developing innovative development and support for staff that impacts positively and ensures an exceptional learner experience.

Working closely with the Head and Director, you will pro-actively support, lead and develop staff to deliver an exceptional student experience.

You will therefore need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Expertise in the curriculum areas of the role with access to relevant external networks;
  • Experience of working with young people aged 16+;
  • Experience of coaching and facilitating CPD
  • Excellent team work;
  • Ability to build and develop sustainable relationships and networks with internal and external partners;
  • Creative and innovative approaches, which deliver an exceptional student experience and student outcomes.

As part of this role you will also be required to undertake teaching for Initial Teacher Training and observations of trainee teachers, therefore you should also be able to demonstrate proven teaching expertise in a related subject area and a profile of good or better lesson observations.

You should also hold a relevant degree or professional qualification, a master’s degree (or willingness to undertake one), Maths and English at level 2 or equivalent, alongside a teaching qualification at level 5.

This post is based at Suffolk New College, Ipswich.  However, Suffolk New College is a multi-campus site therefore you may be required to work at and travel between campuses.

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Closing date
17/01/2023 12:00
Interview date
Wednesday 25 January 2023

Additional information

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria.  All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.