Vacancies at ISA HQ

Maternity Cover (temporary fixed-term)

Principal purpose of the post: To plan, implement, and oversee a high-quality ISA National Training Courses and Conferences Programme

Job Description
The Events Officer will oversee the well-established ISA National Training Programme, which includes online, residential and non-residential courses and conferences. Responsibilities include all aspects of planning and running the annual training programme, budget monitoring, reporting on key metrics to the CEO and line managing two colleagues, who support in delivering the objectives. An agile and innovative approach is essential to deliver on the key accountabilities and to adapt to the changing market and environment.
Click here for full details of the core duties and person specification.

Salary range: £30,382 – £34,928; plus 7% pension contribution.
Contract: The post is temporary (fixed-term: 12 months, extended by agreement) and subject to checks that include the right to work in the UK.
Effective: from 15 March 2021
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week (including one hour paid lunch break), normally 9.00 – 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday (flexibility and some weekend working will be required).
Holiday entitlement: 25 days per annum, plus public and bank holidays. Holidays must be taken outside of published school term times.
Location: Great Chesterford (Essex)*, although may include working from home due to Covid-19. The role will involve supporting the Association’s activities offsite, including the Association’s conferences and other training events.

*Availability to work full-time from our office in Great Chesterford after the Covid-19 crisis passes is highly desirable. Candidates unable to commit to this will need to explain in their cover letter how they would prepare for events and manage colleagues without being physically present.

Closing date for applications: 28 January 2021
Interviews: will be held online on 12 February 2021
How to apply: You must send a letter of application as well as your CV. Click here for full information on the role and the application process.

If you would like to know about the role, please phone Alice on 01799 581696, or email on