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Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Admissions and Sales Officer - The Learning Institute

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Learning Institute - the outreach arm of Westcountry Schools Trust.

Admissions and Sales Officer - The Learning Institute

Grade D (SCP 7-12) £20,092  £22,183

Full-time, Fixed Term (0.6FTE Maternity Cover with 0.4FTE additional sales element)

LOCATION: Learning Institute offices in Victoria, Roche, Cornwall

Interview Date: Friday 14th May 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Learning Institute - the outreach arm of Westcountry Schools Trust.  The Learning Institute removes barriers to learning for hard-to-reach groups and widens access for those parts of society where there is no tradition of undertaking higher study. It develops the infrastructure for social mobility and community cohesion by providing accessible, high quality degree programmes which meet the needs of communities and professionals. The Learning Institute is an approved provider of initial teacher training and apprenticeships. Through partnerships with universities it provides undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in education and health.


The post-holder will:

  • Present and promote programmes offered by The Learning Institute which include apprenticeships, undergraduate degrees, Masters Degrees and Teacher Training using solid understanding of these to existing and prospective applicants.
  • Attend information session and conferences to respond to enquiries and provide application process support. 
  • Oversee the day-to-day aspects of admissions, liaising with various internal and external stakeholders on related matters.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of processes in order to ensure a consistent, transparent and positive applicant experience.

This is a customer-focused role and requires commitment to providing a high level of service to recruit appropriate participants to our range of exciting programmes. The post-holder will have proven experience within a relevant role and demonstrate excellent communication skills. 

If you are looking for a new challenge and this describes you we would be interested in hearing from you.  For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Ginny Honey on 07956056419.

In return we offer:

  • Working with a supportive team who genuinely want the best for our students;
  • A commitment to your own professional development;
  • Membership of the generous Local Government Pension scheme
  • Paid annual leave

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Application forms; full job description and person specification are available below; completed applications should be submitted to by Monday 10th May 2021 at midnight. 

This single post will incorporate a fixed-term 0.6FTE contract to cover the maternity leave of the substantive post-holder with an additional one year, fixed-term 0.4FTE contract to cover additional sales related work.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.