Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: £26,715 FTE (actual salary £23746.66)
School Type:
Academy Trust
School Size: 0-250
School Age Range: 0-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: The Atkins Centre, Kemnal Technology College, Sevenoaks Way, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 5AA
Ofsted Ranking: Not yet rated


School Centred Initial Teaching Training (SCITT) Administrator

Term time


School Centred Initial Teaching Training (SCITT) Administrator

SALARY: £26,715 FTE (actual salary £23746.66)


37 hours per week time only position plus one week (at the end of August). Based at TKAT Central Head Office at Sidcup with scope for agreed home working.

Closing date for applications Monday 1st November 9am.

Interviews will be held at the Atkins Centre on Wednesday 3rd November, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

An exciting vacancy has arisen for an Administrator support role to assist and support the expanding SCITT programme run by TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust). TKAT SCITT is a highly successful School-Based Initial Teacher Training programme. We offer high quality training through our partnership of primary and secondary schools in South East England.

The successful person will have excellent communication skills – both written and verbal and the ability to work independently and within a team. Knowledge of Google workspace, Word, Excel and Outlook is essential. The successful candidate will oversee the promotion and marketing of the SCITT.

Purpose of Job:

Providing high quality administrative and recruitment support to TKAT’s School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT).

Key Responsibilities:

-The SCITT Administrator is a unique post that requires outstanding verbal and written communication skills along with a substantial level of self-reliance, creativity and initiative.
-To provide admin support to the SCITT Course Administrator, including the organisation of interviews and recruitment events, collation of trainee documentation,
minute taking, drafting of written communications, collation of assessment records and other trainee information as required.
-To serve as a point of contact for the SCITT, handling written and telephone enquiries from potential applicants, external agencies and other stakeholders.
-To support the administration of the trainee recruitment process.
-To administer and minute Board and Committee meetings as necessary.
-To prepare and attend recruitment fairs alongside the SCITT team to promote the programme.
-To oversee the marketing and promotion of the SCITT.
-To attend, DfE, Student Finance and NASBTT training events for administrators.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check

Our Commitment – Equal, Inclusive, Diverse

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview – should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.

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About The Kemnal Academies Trust

TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South of England with over 40 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family.

Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all.

Our leaders focus on pupil progress and attainment, and regularly share knowledge, insight and experience. We believe passionately in the power of collaborative working and actively promote school-to-school support.

Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do and we strive to inspire learners and change lives as a result our exceptional educational provision.