At Teaching Leaders we value our staff and work hard to provide an environment of support and development. We live by our values: Optimistic, Innovative, Collaborative, Uncompromising and Personal. Aside from a competitive pay package, we offer staff:
  • Extensive professional development including sessions on ‘how to hold difficult conversations’ and ‘new managers training’
  • 25 days annual leave
  • 10% employer pension contribution
  • The Ark Rewards Scheme, offering discounts on high street names

With offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Gateshead, Teaching Leaders is an exciting place to work, and we welcome applications from all backgrounds. We’d encourage you to look carefully at our mission and values before applying. Our staff profiles also give you an insight into what it’s like working at Teaching Leaders.

Take a look at our vacancies below to see how you could be part of the next chapter in our journey.

People Director

The People Director will join Teaching Leaders’ senior leadership team, reporting to the CEO, and will set the strategic direction of the People function, lead and oversee strategic projects, line manage the People team day-to-day, and increase the scope, scale and activities of the People team, engaging all members of staff in the People offer to increase performance, progression and retention. This strategy will tie in with a 4-year Sustainability Strategy currently being led by the CEO.

The People Director will have expertise of HR and Learning and Development and have experience of leading a People function in an organisation of similar or larger scale. One of the first tasks will be to set the new strategy and then work with Regional Directors who lead the largest teams, and by working with the CEO to align the People strategy with the organisation’s vision and strategy.

Please read the full job description here before applying. Completed applications should be sent to

Closing date: 9am Friday 30 October 2015

Administrative Assistant

We are seeking an Administrative Assistant based in the South office in central London. The Administrative Assistant role is varied, with a range of responsibilities and duties. Core tasks include using Outlook to manage meeting bookings and diary commitments and supporting the Director team with administration. Additionally, Administrative Assistant tasks will include using office systems, booking travel and accommodation, coordinating team diaries for internal meetings, setting up phone conferences, writing up formal minutes and informal notes and drafting communications. The post holder will also co-ordinate the management of the office, working with our office partners including ARK, Future Leaders, Maths Mastery and Teach for All, advocating the needs of Teaching Leaders, and communicating office based news and decisions to the South regional team and the National team.

Please read the full job description here before applying. Completed applications should be sent to

Closing date: 11.59pm Sunday 25 October 2015

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