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Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Admissions Officer, 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.

The post holder will work as part of a communications team to implement and co-ordinate the processing of applications. S/he will oversee the day-to-day aspects of admissions, liaising with various internal and external stakeholders on related matters. S/he will also assist with the development and implementation of processes in order to ensure a consistent, transparent and positive applicant experience. This is an applicant-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.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Anne Petherick-Davies on 07854 040525.
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 Tuesday 19 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.