January 16, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
Milestone Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Training and Events Organiser to join their thriving academy as soon as possible.
Actual salary £13,800 per annum (£19,788 full time equivalent)
Working Pattern
Part time: 30 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week inset
Closing Date
February 20, 2023


Milestone Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Training and Events Organiser to join their thriving academy as soon as possible. The purpose of this role is to undertake a diverse range of administrative and front-facing duties within Milestone Academy, with a primary focus on continued professional development and training events, to ensure well-presented and accurate correspondence, reports and other documentation as directed by the CPD lead. If this opportunity is of interest to you, apply today!

The basis of the role is permanent, working 30 hours per week, Term Time + 1 week of inset. Although it would be beneficial for the successful candidate to be flexible in order to meet the needs of training and events, the predominant working hours will be 8.00am - 2.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Staff at Milestone Academy receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, or if you have any questions, please contact Rachel Cribben (recruitment team) on or 01634 412258.​​​​​​

Working for Milestone Academy: Milestone Academy is a large special school for pupils with Profound, Severe and Complex needs, across five sites and is part of Leigh Academies Trust. We currently have 385 pupils on roll aged between the ages of 2 and 19. Milestone Academy has been judged as Outstanding by Ofsted at our last three inspections

​​​Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North 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 which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. 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: A​​​​​​​s 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 discriminating 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.
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