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Thurston Partnership Coordinator

14.8 hrs pw / 39 wks per year

Grade 6 Pt 39 Contract initially until 31 August 2020

Required to start February 2019


The Thurston Partnership is a thriving group of 16 schools comprising Thurston Community College and primary schools within its catchment area.

The purpose of the Thurston Partnership is to contribute towards an excellent education for all children and young people in the area served by our schools. Through effective collaboration, working together and supporting and learning from each other, the Partnership helps all school continue to improve progress and attainment and offer wider opportunities for all children.

Partnership schools share these aims:

  • To develop an ethos of aspiration and success among all learners, parents, staff and members of our wider community;
  • To continually improve progress and attainment;
  • To seek out and share best practice and to embrace effective new approaches to teaching and learning;
  • To build relationships of trust and cooperation between schools;
  • To retain the distinctive identity and ethos of each school.

We are seeking a highly-motivated professional to provide strategic and operational support to the headteachers of the Partnership to ensure its continued success. This is a busy and varied role with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility. Applications are encouraged from individuals who are deeply interested in education and who have the skills to provide technical and logistical support as well as the confidence to offer strategic advice and insight.

The role is based at Thurston Community College which enjoys a rural location with free parking and convenient transport links to Cambridge, Ipswich and London.

If you are excited by this post, its challenges and opportunities, please visit http://www.thurstoncollege.org/Information/Vacancies/ to complete an application form. For an informal discussion with the current post holder, please email rachelgooch@thurstonpartnership.org.

Deadline for Applications: 9:00am on Friday 4 January 2019.  We very much look forward to hearing from you. 

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This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity. If you tell us about any disability, we will make reasonable adjustments required in order to remove any barriers throughout the selection process and into employment if you are successful.