Trust Partnership and Development Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/11/2023 12:00
NJC MBC Grade I £29,439 – £31,099 pro rata (Pay award pending)
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
24 Nov
Further Information
Middlesbrough Co-operative Learning Trust
Berwick Hills Primary School
Westerdale Road
Berwick Hills

Tel: 01642 245598

Chair of Trustees: Mrs J McGee

Required for September 2023

NJC MBC Grade I £29,439 – £31,099 pro rata (Pay award pending)

Part-time 15 hours per week, term time only plus 2 on-call days

Fixed term initially until 31 August 2024

The Board of Directors is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified / experienced person to take on the role of MCLT Trust Partnership and Development Officer.

Middlesbrough Co-operative Learning Trust was incorporated on 1 September 2014 and is the Foundation Trust for two Primary Schools (Berwick Hills Primary School and Newport Primary School).

The MCLT Trust Partnership and Development Officer will work with the Board of Directors and its Schools to develop innovative partnerships and build and sustain collaborative relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

To support the growth and development the Trust you will enhance the work of the Trust through identification and facilitation of projects to improve outcomes for children and to increase capacity in the trust.

The directors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and outstanding individual who:

• can develop external relationships to support the Trust’s vison, values and ambitions.
• establish and maintain effective partnerships with other organisations with a view to increasing the number of formal partners of the Trust.
• is able to seek sponsors and funding to support the trusts activities.
• has the ability to explore new ways of working that enhance and develop the activities of the trust.
• has knowledge of organisation development, ideally with partnership and networking experience.
• is confident and proficient at representing Middlesbrough Co-operative Learning Trust to a wide range of stakeholders.
• possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including PR, and is always professional.
• is able to work systematically, is self-motivated and able to prioritise their own workload and deadlines.

Hours / days of work to be negotiated. This post is suitable for hybrid working, i.e remote working. Please note the appointment will be made by Newport Primary School on behalf of Middlesbrough Co-operative Learning Trust.

The Trust is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks.

Applications should be returned to Mrs L Bostock, Company Secretary of Middlesbrough Co-operative Learning Trust via email to office@berwickhills.org.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 30th August 2023 at 12noon
Interviews: 12 September 2023

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage, even if you indicate otherwise.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.