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.

Programmes Associate Director, Midlands

An exciting and challenging role in the Midlands office, overseeing the delivery of Teaching Leaders programmes, leading a vibrant team of approx. 9 staff, working closely with the Regional Director and other regional and national colleagues to ensure that all of our work with middle leaders is of the highest quality and impact.

We’re looking for an individual with a strong commitment to education and improving the life chances of all children, who is educated to degree level or higher, and experienced in leading teams, connecting strategy with practical implementation, and building outstanding programmes and relationships. In-school experience desirable but not essential.

Full job description available here

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and CV to Baz Chapman (baz.chapman@teachingleaders.org.uk) by 9.00am on Friday 6 February. First round interviews will be on Thursday 12 February, from which successful shortlisted candidates will be invited to an Assessment Centre on Thursday 19 February. In your cover letter, please reference why you want to work for Teaching Leaders and how your previous experience is relevant to this role.

Facilitator, Midlands

An exciting opportunity to join our fast growing team of high quality facilitators across the Midlands 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 Fiona Hims: Fiona.Hims@teachingleaders.org.uk

Successful candidates will be invited to an Assessment Centre on Wednesday 4 March.

 Closing date: 12pm Friday 30 January 2015

Programme Manager, North East

An exciting and challenging role in the North East Teaching Leaders office, overseeing the delivery and recruitment of three key Teaching Leaders programmes in the region. The role involves leading a small team of two staff and working closely with the Associate Director, Heads of Training and Coaching and other regional and national colleagues to ensure that we build our regional presence in schools and all of our work with middle leaders is of the highest quality and impact.

We’re looking for an individual with a strong commitment to education, the non-profit sector and improving the life chances of all children, who is educated to degree level or higher. Experience of leading a team, managing a complex workload, monitoring and evaluation, and good communication skills are essential. Full job description available here.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and CV to Adrian Dougherty: adrian.dougherty@teachingleaders.org.uk. In your cover letter, please reference why you want to work for Teaching Leaders and how your previous experience is relevant to this role.

Closing date: 9am Friday 6th February.

First round interviews will be week beginning 9th February, from which successful shortlisted candidates will be invited to an Assessment Centre on week beginning 16th February. Only CVs with accompanying cover letters will be considered.

Teams Programme Manager, Midlands

The Teams Programme Manager (TPM) will be responsible for the operational delivery of our Bespoke, NPQML and Aspire offering in the Midlands region. They will need to work with the regional team and manage the Teams Programme Experience Managers in order to deliver large-scale, high quality programmes, tailored to the needs of our partner schools. The role will involve compiling and scheduling training programmes, managing relationships with facilitators and schools, managing a regional budget, and monitoring, evaluating and reporting. Full job description available here.

Interested candidates should email a cover letter and CV to Kevin O’Neill (kevin.oneill@teachingleaders.org.uk) In your cover letter, please reference why you want to work for Teaching Leaders and how your previous experience is relevant to this role.

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 2 February

First round interviews will be on Friday 6 February, from which successful shortlisted candidates will be invited to an Assessment Centre on 13 February. Only CVs with accompanying cover letters will be considered.

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