Vacancies at ISA HQ

Vacancy for Regional Representative – East Region

We are currently recruiting for a part-time Regional Representative to work 2 days per week, for 39 weeks of the year, serving our members in the East Anglia region. Please contact Peter Woodroffe by email or phone on 011799 581694 if you would like more information.

Regional Representative Job Description

ISA’s Regional Representatives (RRs) work for a nominal sixteen hours per week (2 days, flexible) over 39 weeks each year, with the aim of:

• Identifying and visiting potential new Members, directing them to ISA HQ, and encouraging them to engage;
• Supporting Members face-to-face in times of difficulty through face-to-face visits and calls;
• Encouraging Members to stand for election locally and nationally;
• Attending Area meetings and liaising with Area Co-ordinators on support for schools;
• Assisting the ACs in completing straight-forward transfer visits, where the accreditation is not in question. (Note: ACs to do all new member visits, and any transfers which are not straight-forward.)
• Regularly visiting schools for courtesy, familiarisation and support. Schools would be visited according to need but at least once every year (around 80+ visits per RR annually; 2/3 per day may be possible on occasions);
• Promoting ISA services, including competitions, sports and training;
• (Optional) Providing additional consultancy and training for leadership teams, staff, governors and heads (paid at ISA consultancy rates, to take place outside of contracted 2 days per week);
• Liaising with the DCEO on arranging suitable mentoring relationships;
• Coaching heads to improve performance where required;
• Liaising with HQ on consultancy and further support, as required;
• Attending relevant ISA training courses, particularly when related to inspections and compliance, so as to advise on best practice;
• Attending ISA HQ for updates and further training;
• Logging visits and support, and efficiently reporting to the DCEO;
• Annual attendance at Annual Conference (including two nights). Attendance for the first day of HIC (no overnight), if locally convenient;
• Promptly replying to emails from ISA HQ staff regarding ISA services;
• Assisting HQ in the annual data cleansing project

Remuneration: £13755 (gross) annually. The Association does not pay overtime and some travel will invariably fall outside of contracted hours. RRs are paid monthly throughout the year and submit monthly expenses claims by the published date for administration. An Essential User mileage rate is paid for use of own car (currently 35p/mile), and second class rail, plus any additional reasonable expenses.