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Head of Partnerships

Targeted Provision


Posted over 30 days ago...


We strive to create a new minimum standard for the UK’s most vulnerable young people


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£40000 - £45000

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Hybrid - predominantly remote with occasional (1x per month) subsidised travel into London

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Expires at anytime

We are looking for an experienced partnerships and sales professional to join the Targeted Provision team as our Head of Partnerships for a period as maternity cover, with the opportunity to continue within the Partnerships Team following this period. This role will be on a hybrid basis, managing the development of our relationships with external parties through partnerships and innovative offers as we drive forward support for the UK’s vulnerable young people. 

At Targeted Provision our mission is to raise the standard of educational support offered to vulnerable young people in the UK.

We work with schools and local authorities to provide specialist tutors and mentors for children and young people with additional educational needs.

We also support mentoring and engagement / re-engagement for young people in need of Alternative Provision.We believe that with the right support and role model in their lives, every child can grow in confidence and succeed in learning.

What we can offer you:

  • £40,000 - £45,000p/a
  • 32 days p/a annual leave
  • The flexibility of a hybrid role
  • A company pension with matched contributions 
  • Termly company events with the wider Targeted Provision Team
  • Extensive CPD and upskilling opportunities
  • A place within a team of child-centred individuals committed to transforming the world of support for vulnerable young people for the better
  • Working within a dynamic Senior Leadership Team and the opportunity to take a leading role in shaping the growth of an ambitious early-stage company

We are excited to offer this extensive benefits package to ensure we can work with the most impact-led individuals the UK has to offer!

The role

We are looking for someone to identify new opportunities within the education sector and to develop our educational offer to align with these opportunities, while continuing to build our customer base.

New Business Leadership:

  • Working in collaboration with the CEO to identify new business opportunities within our existing local authority customer base
  • Developing the written and spoken sales pitch for new business applications and meetings
  • Reporting on new business growth in line with existing KPIs
  • Working in collaboration with the CEO to develop the sales process for new customers
  • Identifying potential new areas of growth

Relationship Management:

  • Building relationships with existing customers and conducting regular account management meetings
  • Internal cross-team collaboration to ensure effective delivery and a positive experience for customers
  • Contract management where formal contracts exist with customers

Project Management:

  • Internal cross-team collaboration to support the development of new service lines for customers


We’re looking for someone who is passionate about our mission to improve the lives of the UK’s vulnerable learners, and is eager to work within our dedicated Senior Leadership Team in a child-centred and impact-led way to further our growth and achieve our mission.


  • Experience driving forward partnerships and building external relationships
  • Experience growing a customer base and nurturing an existing customer base
  • Experience leading on pitch and sales processes and strategy
  • Intimate and up-to-date knowledge of the SEND educational landscape and growth opportunities within the industry 
  • Experience working in a small and fast-paced team
  • Demonstrable interest and commitment to changing the lives of vulnerable young people
  • Excellent organisation and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Experience with sales to local authorities, including an understanding of tendering processes
  • Previous Start-Up experience
  • Leadership experience in an early-stage company
  • Experience using Trello, Airtable, Front or similar CRMs


We look forward to receiving your CV, outlining your relevant skills and experience that can help make a difference.

It is a strict requirement that you have the ability to work in a way that promotes the health, safety and wellbeing of children and young people and follow safeguarding policies and procedures at all times. We take Safer Recruitment seriously and only those candidates who are able to demonstrate their ability to safeguard the safety and wellbeing of children and young people will be considered for this role.

We are keen to hear from candidates from all backgrounds. The over 2 million vulnerable children in the UK are disproportionately constituted of minority and LGBTQIA+ communities, as well as people with disabilities, refugees and migrants, and people living with mental health conditions. It is integral to our mission of raising the standard of support for the UK's vulnerable learners that we engage individuals from all backgrounds so that our team can better share/relate to the experiences of our students.

Applications are being considered on a rolling basis.



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