Careers

Teaching Leaders is fast-growing and impact-driven charity. We work to address educational disadvantage by growing a movement of outstanding middle leaders in schools in challenging contexts.
 
At Teaching Leaders we value our staff and work hard to provide an environment of support and development. We live by our values, these are:
  • Optimistic
  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Uncompromising
  • Personal
Aside from a competitive pay package, we offer staff:
  • A range of development sessions such as How to hold difficult conversations, New managers training and Facilitation skills
  • 25 days annual leave
  • A buddy scheme for new starters
  • Team days
  • 10% employer pension contribution
  • The Ark Rewards Scheme, offering discounts on high street names
  • An opportunity to attend events and participate in sessions delivered by experts in education and other keynote speakers

With offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester and the North East, Teaching Leaders is an exciting place to work. Find out more about Teaching Leaders and the impact we’ve had so far in this Prezi, and take a look at our vacancies below to see how you could be part of the next chapter in our journey.

We welcome applications from all backgrounds. We’d encourage you to look carefully at our mission and values before applying.

Find out more about Teaching Leaders movement and the impact we’ve had so far in this Prezi, and take a look at our vacancies below to see how you could be part of the next chapter in our journey.

Alumni Manager

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the Teaching Leaders External Relations team, based in the London office but with national travel. We are looking for a high-motivated, personable and enthusiastic individual to come and lead our Alumni team. As Alumni Manager, you will be instrumental in designing an engaging Alumni plan for the school year to help our Alumni to remain connected to Teaching Leaders and each other. On a day-to-day basis, you will be managing the relationship with our south Alumni and managing the Alumni Associate in the North.

By working closely with the Communications team, you will identify opportunities for Alumni to raise the profile of middle leadership in the sector and you’ll also work closely with the regional teams to ensure that Alumni are integrated into the plans for our programme delivery (as speakers or facilitators). You will have the  exiting opportunity to shape the long-term Alumni strategy and build on pilot programmes such as subject networks and mentoring schemes, which will enable Alumni to make an impact on pupil outcomes beyond their immediate sphere of influence.

Full job description available here. To apply, please email a cover letter outlining in detail your suitability for the role and reasons for applying to work for Teaching Leaders, along with your CV, to Louis Munson: Louis.munson@teachingleaders.org.uk

Closing date: 9am Friday  9 January 2015.

Associate Director, School Relations & Marketing, Midlands (maternity cover)

A fantastic opportunity is available to join the senior team of Teaching Leaders in the Midlands region on a maternity contract, leading school/ area partnerships, marketing and recruitment for our three programmes in the region. The School Relations and Marketing Associate Director (SRAD) will take overall strategic and operational responsibility for school relations, recruitment, marketing, sales, and assessment and selection in the Midlands, managing the school relations team.  Through managing regional relationships with schools, education organisations and corporate partners, the SRAD will, along with the Regional Director, act as the face of TL in the region.  The post-holder will also work closely with the External Relations Team, supporting on the development and implementation of Teaching Leaders’ communications strategy.

Full job description available here. To apply, please email a cover letter outlining in detail your suitability for the role and reasons for applying to work for Teaching Leaders, along with your CV, to Anna Ambrose: anna.ambrose@teachingleaders.org.uk

Closing date: 9am Monday 5 January 2015. Please note that this is an extension to the previously advertised deadline; previous applicants need not reapply.

Facilitator(s), North and North East

An exciting opportunity to join our fast growing team of high quality facilitators across the North and North East and deliver leadership development training across our programmes. Do you have a:

  • Background in Primary or Secondary senior leadership or SLE status?
  • A commitment to addressing educational disadvantage?
  • A strong desire to develop Middle Leaders working in challenging circumstances?

The facilitator role is perfect for those wishing to share expertise and continue their professional development by delivering dynamic sessions to Middle Leaders working in challenging contexts. The post-holder will support our mission by providing outstanding facilitation that challenges participants to openly reflect on their practice, learn new skills and concepts and develop themselves and their teams. 

 Applications from Educational Consultants are welcome.

Full job description and application form available here. To apply, please email an application form and a short CV to Anna Quire: Anna.Quire@teachingleaders.org.uk

Successful candidates will be invited to an Assessment Centre at the beginning of the Spring Term.

Closing date: 12pm Tuesday 23 December 2014

 

Programme Experience Manager, South

An exciting opportunity to join the South office (based in central London) working to support the progress of Fellows on our programmes.  This role will be one of three Programme Experience Managers (PEMs) joining the South team to support in the recruitment of Fellows for their cohort and future cohorts of the Fellows Programme. They support the progress of Fellows and the delivery of the programme through relationship and event management; as well as feeding into Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (ME&R) in order to optimise the impact for both teachers and students based in schools in challenging contexts.

Full job description available here. To apply, please email a cover letter outlining in detail your suitability for the role and reasons for applying, along with your CV to Karen Benge: pem@teachingleaders.org.uk 

Closing date: 9am on Monday 5 January 2015

Programme Experience Manager, Midlands

An exciting opportunity to join the Midlands office working to support the progress of Fellows on our programmes.  This role will be one of three Programme Experience Managers (PEMs) joining the Midlands team to support in the recruitment of Fellows for their cohort and future cohorts of the Fellows Programme. They support the progress of Fellows and the delivery of the programme through relationship and event management; as well as feeding into Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (ME&R) in order to optimise the impact for both teachers and students based in schools in challenging contexts.

Full job description available here. To apply, please email a cover letter outlining in detail your suitability for the role and reasons for applying along with your CV to Amy Birtwistle: pem@teachingleaders.org.uk 

Closing date: 9am on Monday 5 January 2015

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