OAT National Debate Coordinator TLR3, only open to OAT Staff

Location: National

Salary: TLR3 of £2,500 per annum (£7,500 - including costs)

Status: Temporary

Closing date: 25 November 2019, 5:00 pm

Interview date(s): Wednesday 27 November or Tuesday 3 December 2019

Start date: January 2020

We are delighted to announce an OAT-wide three-year oracy and debate programme, which will support schools to develop oracy and debate provision within their academies. This will include teacher CPD and training in oracy for at least one teacher per academy, networking, pupil oracy training, debate club set up, head office support, regional and national debate competitions and an OAT debate championship. This three-year programme of activity (2019–22) will be delivered by OAT enrichment team and the newly created post of OAT National Debate Coordinator.

The post has been created to encourage and support schools, across the network to take part in teacher CPD, oracy and debate networks, pupil oracy workshops, a series of annual debating competitions including regional heats leading to a national debate championship, and exploring the potential to involve other MATS in the third year. 

How to apply

The application form below includes a section to indicate which date and times would be best for you. The successful candidate will be informed by Friday 5 December, 2019.

If you have any queries please contact Jemima Waltho at jemima.waltho@ormistonacademies.co.uk or 07771 594 192.

For all posts, Ormiston Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and the expectation is that all staff will share this commitment. Therefore, the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with barred list check (child) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  

If you have a disability and have demonstrated in your supporting information that you meet the minimum (essential) criteria for the vacancy, you will be invited for interview.


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