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The Learning Institute

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.

Digital Communications Co-ordinator 


The post holder will play a core role in the implementation of The Learning Institute’s communications, marketing and recruitment strategy. S/he will provide advice and guidance on undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment issues to colleagues including portfolio development using market intelligence. S/he will promote and raise awareness of Learning Institute services with key external interest groups.  The post holder will have a thorough understanding of online communications, including audio, video and social media, and will be at ease dealing with content management systems. 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.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Lorna Crouchen on 07956 056421 or Jo Cliffe on 07772 715020. 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 or from  Completed applications should be submitted to by noon on Friday 13th December

It is the intention to hold interviews for shortlisted applicants on Friday 20th December.

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.