We are currently looking for an experienced Finance Assistant to join our educational Charity. You will be reporting directly to the Head of Executive Administration and take responsibility for the day to day accounts function of the business. An eye for detail, IT skills and a high degree of organisation and initiative are essential.
Location: Crossfields Institute office in Stroud Hours: Part time (12 hours per week) – flexible over 2 or 3 days Duration: Permanent (after probation period) Salary range: to £25,000 (pro-rata)
Institute is a charity and awarding organisation specialising in integrative
and holistic education.
Closing date: Monday February 4th close of business
Crossfields Institute is delighted to announce that a new qualification for schools has been launched.
Institute Level 2 Integrated Education Extended Diploma
is now open for registrations and interested
schools are invited to seek centre approval.
This qualification is
for students aged 14 and over and contains sixteen modules, eight of which are
mandatory. The qualification delivers a broad curriculum which will be taught
and assessed using transdisciplinary work, with a focus on collaborative and
individual project work and problem solving.
It includes an Independent
Project module that enables students to follow their passion and explore an
interest or career aspiration in depth and modules that assess Creative Thinking Skills, and Personal and Social Learning Skills,
drawing on formal, non-formal and informal learning and any area of the taught
This qualification has been
developed to encourage more transdisciplinary work across subjects, increase
students’ ability to think laterally and work creatively. As schools are
increasingly constrained by knowledge-focused, high stakes exam based
qualifications this provides an opportunity for students to think for
themselves and develop as more autonomous learners. This approach is in direct
response to the needs of employers who want more creative thinking in their
This qualification was developed as a result of the ACTS project (https://acts.cloud/) which was recognised and funded by Erasmus+ (Key
Action 2, School Education Strategic Partnership Project 2015). The project was led by the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship (UK) in
partnership with Sammenslutningen af frie Rudolf Steiner skoler
i Danmark (Denmark); Steinerskoleforbundet (Norway); Steinerkasvatuksen liitto
(Finland) and Crossfields Institute. Together, the four national federations of
Steiner Waldorf Schools brought a wealth of curriculum and pedagogical
expertise to the project and development of this qualification.
Crossfields Institute is a Gloucestershire based education
charity, approved by Ofqual (the Office of
Qualifications and Examinations Regulations in England) as an
awarding organisation. The Institute specialises in the development
qualifications that take an integrative, human-centred approach to learning