Project Coordinator (ITT Scholarships)

Department: Education
Location: Portland Place, London
Salary: 21,500 22,575 (pro rata)
Job Advert Description:

We are seeking a pro-active individual to take on a Project Coordinator role within the Education department. The role administers the IOP Initial Teacher Training Scholarships programme, working within a team responsible for supporting physics teacher training and teacher retention.

The Role

This is an exciting role, working closely with scholarship candidates as they progress through the application process together, with managing assessment days and events for existing scholars.

Responsibilities include:

·         Managing the scholarship selection process including all administrative procedures

·         Coordinating all communications with potential applicants, candidates and scholars

·         Managing candidate assessment days

·         Providing feedback to unsuccessful candidates

·         Managing supertrip and masterclass events for scholars

·         Liaising with the Initial Teaching Training providers and the Department for Education

·         Further tasks and responsibilities are detailed in the job description.

The Person

We are looking for someone with significant project coordination experience.  A confident administrator who is capable of managing a complex workload with a high degree of accuracy. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to deal with wide range of people in a tactful and sensitive manner. An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel is essential.

Why Work With Us?

We are a charitable membership organisation with a worldwide membership from enthusiastic students and technicians to those at the top of their sector in academia, business, education and government.

Our purpose is to gather, inspire, guide, represent and celebrate all who share a passion for physics. And, in our role as a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

This is an exciting time to join the team in our central London office.  As we move into the next phase of our five-year strategy, including our move to the heart of the redevelopment in King’s Cross, close to partners such as Wellcome and Google, we are seeking new talent to help us create a contemporary organisation that is fit for the future.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including childcare vouchers, gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

For further information on this role and to apply please visit the IOP Jobs website.

Hours: 24.5 (3.5 days)
Salary: £21,500 – £22,575 (pro rata)
Grade: D

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer. We request no contact from agencies or media sales.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 22 February 2018 Interviews to be held: Monday 5 March 2018

Further Information

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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