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Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Operations Administrator, The Learning Institute

The Learning Institute is currently advertising for a number of roles to support their continuing growth and development as a provider of Higher Education, Teacher Training and Apprenticeships.

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. This opportunity is initially for a period of twelve months due to the operational requirements of the organisation

The post holder will provide general, clerical, and administrative support to the Learning Institute. S/he will undertake reception duties and be responsible for bookings and events. This includes preparing resources, rooms and refreshments for sessions and on-site support for tutors/session leaders; to ensure that all office areas and training rooms are presentable and kept well-maintained. The post holder will contribute to support for students and maintain stocks and supplies. The post holder will have proven experience within a relevant role and demonstrate excellent communication skills.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Jenna Pritchard on 01726 891807. 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 from; completed applications should be submitted to by Monday 18 November at noon.

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.