LAT Apprenticeships formed in 2020 as an employer provider of excellent quality apprenticeships is part of Leigh Academies Trust, formed in 2019 as an employer provider, delivering to both internal staff and external organisations across Kent and South-East London.
Working as part of LAT Apprenticeships, the Programme Lead & IQA will be required to assume academic leadership for the apprenticeship standard. This will involve liaison with both internal and external groups, in order to ensure the effective organisation, development and delivery of apprenticeship programmes.
The Programme Lead has operational responsibility for the effective implementation of the quality assurance policies and procedures and is expected to participate in appropriate subject-based committees and boards.
The Programme Lead will also lead curriculum reviews and development within the subject. This includes coordinating the production of initial validation documents and the annual review of apprentices’ handbooks relating to the programme(s).
Working with us at LAT Apprenticeships: Join us now and you can look forward to a competitive salary, fantastic pension scheme and further benefits such as an increasing annual leave allowance. You have the opportunity to join a start-up company already founded by educational specialists with an ambitious culture.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust will comprise 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.
As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.
Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.
Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.
Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.