External Visits Coordinator (EVC) and Training Coordinator (Hastings)
The Hastings Academy

Closing date: 23/10/2020

Job posted date: 09/10/2020

Salary: East Sussex Grade 5 - £19,698 - £20,092

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 37

Do you want to help shape the direction of visits across the academy, to contribute to the wider curriculum and help develop colleagues?

The Hastings Academy are seeking for an euthusiastic and pro-active individual to provide administration support to the Academy Staffing Manager relating to the curriculum and in particular educational visits and training. 

The person

We are looking for a confident,  self motivated and organised External Visits (EVC) and Training Co-ordinator to join our friendly team. You will have:

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Experience of working successfully and co-operating as a member of a team
  • Wiillingness to complete specific EVC training

Please refer to the person specification for more information.

The role

The role of External Visits (EVC) and Training Co-ordinator plays an integral part in supporting the Academy Staffing Manager in matters of administration relating to the curriculum and in particular educational visits and training administration. To suceed in this role, you will need to:

  • Collate information for educational visits both UK and overseas travel, liasing with external companies obtaining information regarding accomodation, travel insurance, risk assessments
  • Obtain quotations for costs involved in all aspects of any visit and advise the visit organiser involved in order for the correct charge to be made for the students attending the visit
  • Co-ordinate the academy's training and development programme

Please refer to the job description for more information.

About the Hastings Academy

Ofsted grade: Good (2018)

The Hastings Academy is a secondary school for 11 to 16- year olds in Hastings, East Sussex. The Hastings Academy has a formidable reputation for high standards and innovation, delivered by a team of talented professional staff. It has a published admissions number of 180 (900 pupils in total) and hosts a special facility for up to 10 young people with speech, langauge and communication diffculties. The academy moved into a brand new building in February 2013 and year 7 is now oversubscribed for entry.

We can offer you:

  • a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
  • excellent facilities and resources for staff and students

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools

The other benefits we offer, including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies, are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

Take a closer look 

Find out more

Download the job description and person specification at the bottom of this page for more information about the role. 

To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact the Academy office on 01424 711950.

To submit your application form, follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government's Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices. 


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