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In response to the growth of the Early Career Framework (ECF) programme, and the upcoming Appropriate Body (AB) reforms, Saffron Teaching School (TS) Hub requires an exceptional teacher and inspirational leader of the Saffron ECF programme and member of the AB team. 

The postholder, as the overall ECF Leader, will work closely with the Director of Saffron TS Hub in overseeing, and delivering, the Saffron ECF programme; they will ensure that the ECF is of high quality and meets the needs of ECTs accessing the Framework. 

The postholder will be also a key member of the AB team, working closely with both the Director, and the overall AB Leader, in delivering the AB remit, as set out in regulations and the statutory induction guidance.

The Hub is based at Saffron Walden County High School and covers the Local Authority districts of Braintree, Chelmsford, Epping Forest, Harlow and Uttlesford.

The successful candidate will already have experience of working as part of a senior leadership team and may currently be leading within a Teaching School Hub.

We would like the postholder to start in September 2023 at the latest.

To apply for the position, please complete an application form and provide an accompanying letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) describing how your skills and experience have prepared you for the role and also sharing your ideas for the effective working of the Hub and how you will lead and develop it.

The closing date for applications is 10.00pm Sunday 26th March.  Please use the Application form at the end of this page. 

Interviews will take place in the week beginning 17th April

ECF & AB Lead Person Specification March 2023

ECF & AB Lead Role Description March 2023

Saffron Teaching School hub Description




Key aspects of the role

The Administrator will be responsible for the smooth-running of the National Professional Qualification (NPQ) programmes, providing efficient and professional administrative support to the Director and NPQ leads. NPQs are professional qualifications for teachers and leaders who want to develop their knowledge and skills in specialist areas of teaching practice.

  • To organise and co-ordinate the recruitment and retention of participants across the Saffron Teaching School Hub’s NPQ programmes.
  • To use initiative to respond to e-mails and telephone calls from NPQ participants.
  • To update and maintain the NPQ database.
  • To develop and update the NPQ pages on the Saffron Teaching School Hub website.
  • To attend NPQ Administrator courses, webinars and meetings reporting to the Director and NPQ leads as required.
  • To liaise with the Finance Manager regarding NPQ invoicing.
  • Develop links with other local NPQ providers.
  • Support the Director with other Saffron Teaching School Hub activities.
  • Other duties as required by the Director of Saffron Teaching School Hub.

Skills required

We are looking for someone with excellent attention to detail, strong communication and interpersonal skills, good organisational and IT skills, and the ability to work within tight time frames in a busy office environment. A working knowledge of Excel and Office 365 is desirable, along with a willingness to learn new systems.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience in an administrative role.

Further information

This is a permanent full-time post (35 hours per week, term time only) from 9:00am to 5:00pm (39 weeks annually). Salary will be on the Local Government Scale 6 point 17 pro-rata dependent on experience. Actual in the region of £21,721.69

Further information about the Saffron Teaching School Hub can be found here:

Closing date for applications10pm on Sunday 26th March.  Please use the Application form at the end of this page.

TSH Administrator Job Description