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.

Development Coach

Would you like to become a Development Coach for Teaching Leaders?

Teaching Leaders is a charity working with outstanding middle leaders to address educational disadvantage.  We are seeking experienced school leaders from both the primary and secondary sector to coach on our Primary and Fellows programmes across England in the Midlands, the North East, the North West, and the South East.

You should have a minimum of two years experience of senior leadership in a school in a challenging context and an ability to employ a variety of coaching models and techniques to develop others.


For more information about the role and to apply, please read and complete the Teaching Leaders Coach Application Pack (primary)


For more information about the role and to apply, please read and complete the Teaching Leaders Coach Application Pack (secondary)

If you have any questions, please contact Graeme.Jackson@teachingleaders,

School Relations Manager, South (2 openings)

We are seeking two School Relations Managers to join our School Relations team in the South office, based in central London.

The roles involve managing relationships with head teachers and senior leaders at schools we are already working with, to embed our relationships with them, and with new schools, to encourage them to join the Teaching Leaders movement. In addition, the post holders will work with the Schools Relations Associate Director and the Regional Director in building relationships with other key education stakeholders with whom we collaborate, such as local authorities, academy groups and teaching schools. The post holders will also hold responsibilities involving relationship management, team management, school leader engagement activities and events, marketing campaigns and data management and analysis.

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

Application deadline: 9am Tuesday 1 September. 

Please note that assessment centre for these roles will be held on Wednesday 9 September at the London office.

Associate Leadership Development

We are seeking a Leadership Development Associate  to be based in the South office in central London.

The role will work across the Leadership Development team to support on core areas. The role is focused on, but will not be limited to, assessment and selection, content development, online tools for participants and national events. This will enable the Leadership Development team to increase their focus on quality and consistency in all areas. Through this role we imagine that educational sector, A&S and middle leadership. As a key member of the national Leadership Development team, the post-holder will get unique insights into the development of programmes, assessment and selection and our national events. We will also encourage the post-holder’s involvement in new projects where possible, which we will use to provide the post-holder with the opportunity to develop their skills and competencies.

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

Application deadline: 9am Monday 14 September.

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