Supporting, and deputising in the absence of, the Director of
SCITT specifically in the leadership, development and management of ITT course
provision for trainees, the quality assurance and delivery of the SCITT
programmes and the growth and sustainability of effective partnerships.
Ensure the delivery of complex tasks, as required and directed, and
effective management of all resources to ensure the smooth running of the SCITT
o Supporting the SCITTs
readiness for its ITE Ofsted inspection
o Lead on quality
assurance of provision to inform action planning and key priorities
o Manage the growth of
new partnerships and effective engagement in the training model
o Provide management reports
on the effectiveness of provision
o Monitor and support
o Engage in research, and
maintain a good understanding of contemporary developments in the initial
o Ensure all
administrative duties as required by the programme are completed in a timely manner,
or delegated effectively
o Undertake appropriate
o To undertake any additional leadership duties as determined by the
Director of SCITT.
o Operational development
of the programmes responding to local and national needs of ITT, including all
o Deliver staff training and
contribute to dedicated training sessions reflecting the needs of the SCITT
o Produce training
manuals and handbooks
o Monitor and ensure the
quality of programme provision and contribute to other aspects of quality
assurance procedures, as directed, including teaching and learning
and Partnership Management
Working closely with internal and external
stakeholders to effectively manage multiple partnerships between schools and external
This post is a unique opportunity for an
outstanding and ambitious existing senior leader, experienced within secondary teacher
training and development, to lead and deliver the SCITT’s key priorities. The
successful candidate would report
directly to the Director of Exceed SCITT while working in close collaboration
with other secondary leadership colleagues across the organisation.
Due to expansion, Exceed Academies Trust is
seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Head of Secondary ITT to develop
its secondary provision in order to meet the needs of its growing partnerships
across the sector.
Exceed Academies Trust currently consists of eight primary
academies, one all-through academy and a multi-site alternative provision Pupil
Referral Unit, with a further 3 schools due to join our family in 2023. In
addition, and alongside our Outstanding SCITT, we also have an Institute for Teaching as well as leading
the Exceed Teaching School Hub. Exceed ITT has been successfully accredited for
2024, following the ITT Market Review.
Exceed SCITT is an
Ofsted Outstanding Provider of Initial Teacher Education and as an accredited Provider
can recommend for the Award of Qualified Teacher Status. The appointment of a
Head of Secondary ITT reflects the expansion and diversification of our current
provision. We have well established provision through School Direct and
Provider-led routes in the Primary 3-7 and 5-11 age ranges, including 5-11 SEND.
In addition, Exceed Academies Trust is an accredited training provider for the
Level 6 Teaching Apprenticeship.
Exceed SCITT works with
a growing number of ITT training providers offering unique and innovative
programmes to suit all Primary focused trainees, including those with an
emerging interest and ambition to work within SEND. The newly appointed Head of Secondary ITT will
initially be based at our training campus at Holybrook Primary School, however
the post offers opportunities for flexible working. The location of the campus
enables partnership work both in Bradford and our training hub in Leeds.
Exceed Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to related online content checks, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check as well as successful completion of a probationary period.
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