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Programme Manager

Teach First


Posted 6 days ago

Elevate Education as a Teach First Programme Manager and Shape the Future of Learning


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East Midlands (Nottingham); East of England (Norwich); London; North East (Newcastle Upon Tyne); North West (Manchester); South Coast (Bournemouth); South East (Kent); South West (Bristol); West Midlands (Birmingham); Yorkshire & The Humber - Leeds

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Organisation summary: Teach First is a pioneering organization dedicated to creating a fair educational landscape, where every child has the opportunity to thrive. With a focus on overcoming educational inequality, Teach First is on an ambitious journey to transform the educational experiences of children across the UK, making every day a step towards a brighter, more equitable future for all students.

  • Lead the management of various educational programmes, ensuring they are executed efficiently, within budget, and to a high standard.
  • Collaborate with a team of experts to drive activities and deliver exceptional experiences for trainees and programme members.
  • Work across the organization to champion a fair education system and support Teach First's mission.
  • Proven project management expertise with a flair for organization and a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong communication skills for engaging with diverse internal and external stakeholders.
  • A proactive team player who can foster a positive working environment and drive change.
  • Experience developing and improving systems and processes, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changes.

Application Process Details:

  • Complete an online application through Teach First's career website.
  • Submit your CV and a cover letter demonstrating how you fulfill the role requirements.
  • Prepare for potential interviews scheduled for the 27th and 28th of June.

Teach First is committed to building a fair education for all, unlocking the potential in all children – not just some. Our work takes us closer to a better future every day, but we need your help to take on this big challenge.

As Programme Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the programme management of one or more of our programmes and will report to the Head of Programme Management. You’ll be part of a team of programme management specialists who drive activity across Teach First's functions to make sure programmes are delivered on time, on budget and to high quality. You’ll work with people across the organisation to make sure our trainees and programme members get the best experience and are set up to help build a fair education for all.

We are looking for a strong project manager with fantastic organisational skills and excellent attention to detail. You should be able to communicate clearly to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, collaborate with others to create a positive work culture and effect change, and be comfortable influencing peers and senior colleagues to get work done. You should continuously look for ways to improve, and have experience of developing or updating effective systems and processes. You should be able to multi-task effectively, working on multiple projects simultaneously and adapt well to change.

Teach First’s core benefits include 27 days holiday per annum (3 of which must be taken during the holiday shutdown period between Christmas Day and New Year's Day), participation in the pension scheme via Salary Exchange (with an employer contribution of up to 6%), life assurance, income protection and private healthcare. Through our flexible benefits platform access to subsidised dental membership, health screening, discounted gym membership, travel insurance, Give As You Earn and the option to buy annual leave.

To apply, please complete an application on our careers website and upload your CV and cover letter showing how you meet our essentials. We expect interviews to take place on 27 and 28 June.


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