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The Learning Institute

The Learning Institute


This is an exciting opportunity to join The Learning Institute and Westcountry Schools Trust

We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of education provision 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 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 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.

Admissions and Sales Officer 

Grade: D
Full-time, Fixed Term (0.6FTE Maternity Cover for Admissions work with 0.4FTE additional sales element)
Based at The Learning Institute offices in Roche, Cornwall
Annual Salary: Pro rata of £20,092-£22,183
Interview Date: Friday 14th May 2021


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 from 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.

End-Point Assessor

The Learning Institute (Westcountry Schools Trust) is an End Point Assessment Organisation for apprenticeship standards.

We are currently seeking assessors for the End Point Assessment of the Academic Professional Standard.

Assessors for this standard should be qualified to Masters Degree (Level 7), have recent/current experience as an Academic Professional (Teaching and/or Research) and be a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy or Learned Society.

This will be a casual contract and remuneration will be paid on a "per apprentice" rate. Apprentices will be allocated according to need and availability.  You will expected to attend training (prior to undertaking your first EPA) and moderation activities.

Further information about this role can be found in Job Description

If you would like to be considered for work as an End Point Assessor please read the Guidance for Applicants document and complete the Application Form

Please send the completed Application Form to