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The Learning Institute

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The Learning Institute is currently advertising for the following role(s) to support our continuing growth and development as a provider of higher education, teacher training and apprenticeships.

End-Point Assessor (Teacher Standard)

End Point Assessor - Teacher Standard (ST0490)

Salary: Full Time Equivalent £33,199 - £39,609 (Academic Professional Grade 7 (SCP 30-36)

Contract: Successful appointees will be paid for allocated hours based upon their allocated cohort (plus holiday)

Location: Online. Occasional travel may be required.


This is an exciting opportunity to join The Learning Institute which is part of Westcountry Schools Trust. We are a dynamic organisation, currently employing approximately 2000 staff and growing, with our students and staff at our heart. Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and the WeST Learning Institute based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall. We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

The Learning Institute provides opportunities for individuals and communities through high quality education, training and research programmes that challenge personal barriers and promote social inclusion. We believe learning should be informed by research, guided by ethics and committed to communities.


The Learning Institute is an End Point Assessment Organisation for apprenticeship standards. We are currently seeking an End Point Assessor for the Teacher Standard. If the following describes you, we would be interested in hearing from you:

  • Experience of Initial Teacher Training programmes.
  • Understanding of Ofsted criteria for Initial Teacher Training.
  • Understanding of the structure and nature of apprenticeships – specifically the Teacher apprenticeship.
  • Ability to work within a structured system, adhere to strict deadlines, and apply stringently to assessment principles.
  • Working knowledge of NASBTTs assessment guidance, would be desirable though not essential.
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the Higher Education and apprenticeship sector, with a strong belief in the importance of higher and professional study in society.
  • Understanding of the needs of applicants and learners, and of employers.
  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage workload.
  • A willingness to work flexibly.

In return, we offer:

  • A supportive team who genuinely want the best for apprentices.
  • A commitment to your own professional development.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Paid annual leave.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Trevor Davies on 07772 627092 or email trevor.davies@learninginstitute.co.uk.

Further details about the role are available on the job description.

If you meet the criteria and believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Please read the Guidance for Applicants document and complete the Application Form.

Completed application forms should be sent to recruitment@westst.org.uk by midnight on 30th January 2022.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A standard DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Academic Professional Initial Teacher Education – Secondary Music Subject Lead 

Academic Professional Initial Teacher Education – Secondary Music Subject Lead

Hours: Part-time fixed-term posts (various hours, 12 months)

Salary: Full Time Equivalent £33,199 - £39,609 (Academic Professional Grade 7, SCP 30-36)

Location: Across WeST Learning Institute delivery venues (Roche, Cornwall & Plymstock, Devon) and partner schools


This is an exciting opportunity to join The Learning Institute which is part of Westcountry Schools Trust. We are a dynamic organisation, currently employing approximately 2000 staff and growing, with our students and staff at our heart. Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and the WeST Learning Institute based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall. We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

The Learning Institute provides opportunities for individuals and communities through high quality education, training and research programmes that challenge personal barriers and promote social inclusion. We believe learning should be informed by research, guided by ethics and committed to communities.


The main purpose of this role is to contribute to and lead in the provision of high-quality Secondary Music teacher training by way of tuition, mentoring and assessment of trainee progress in practice and reflection.

As such a successful applicant would deliver a defined range of teaching activities and undertake pedagogic research to support teaching and learning development. The role may combine elements of teaching, scholarship, engagement working and administration.

We are seeking applicants with secondary subject expertise in Music for a part-time, fixed-term post for a period of 8 months.

Successful applicants will be awarded a role of up to 0.086FTE (150 working hours).

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Giles Freathy on 07956 056435.

Further details about the role are available on the job description.

If you meet the criteria and believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Please read the Guidance for Applicants document and complete the Application Form.

Completed applications should be sent to recruitment@westst.org.uk by 9.00am on 21st January 2022.

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.