September 11, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
SASH Education Trust is seeking to appoint, DofE Co-ordinator to join the Team at Ditton Park Academy.
TLR2.3 (£3,017)
Working Pattern
Full Time • Permanent
Closing Date
October 29, 2023


SASH Education Trust is seeking to appoint, DofE Co-ordinator to join the Team at Ditton Park Academy.

DPA offers a truly comprehensive and inclusive education, serving a vibrant and diverse community with 1,150 students aged 11 to 18. The Academy provides excellent continuous professional development & learning opportunities.

We encourage all potential candidates to come and visit us, for an informal meeting/tour, if they are considering making an application.

We are looking to appoint a Duke of Edinburgh Award Coordinator as early as possible. The DofE Award is a UK Charity that makes a difference to young people’s lives and prepares them for life and work.

Over 275,000 young people per year from every possible background take part in the DofE programme to broaden their horizons, develop their leadership skills, learn to work with others, volunteer in their local communities, increase their employability, and prove to themselves they can succeed at a serious challenge.

DofE Coordinators perform a vital role on behalf of the Charity and the Licensed Organisation, DPA. They are the person who sets up and manages the DofE in a centre and oversee the groups.

Can you:

  • Deliver a high-quality programme to young people in DofE groups;
  • Manage and provide a safe and enjoyable programme for participants
  • Encourage the use of the eDofE platform by participants for the completion of Awards
  • Celebrate achievements as often as possible

This vacancy is open to all staff (teaching and support).

If you wish to be considered please download and complete an application form from the school website and return it to: Sarah Cuthbert (

Closing Date: 10am, Friday 29 September 2023

Interviews to be held: w/c 2 Oct 2023

Ditton Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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