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Network Manager

Teach First


Posted 6 days ago

Join Teach First and drive educational equality as a Network Manager in a pivotal role within our transformative 2030 strategy.


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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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Teach First is on a mission to provide a fair education for all, working tirelessly to ensure every child has the chance to thrive. As an integral part of the education sector, Teach First is at the forefront of addressing educational disparities and fostering potential in young minds, making it both a challenging and rewarding place to grow your career.

  • Lead and collaborate with a dynamic team to bolster the Teach First Networks, crucial to our 2030 strategy.
  • Engage with programme members and ambassadors, inspiring action and deepening our mission's impact.
  • Cultivate meaningful relationships and community engagement to expand our educational outreach.
  • Proven success in developing large-scale relationships and community engagement.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the aptitude for influencing stakeholders, including at senior levels.
  • Ability to rapidly forge and maintain effective relationships.
  • Established network within the ambassador community and a track record of leveraging relationships.

To become a part of our team, visit our careers website to submit your application, which should include your CV and a compelling cover letter. Interviews are scheduled to begin in the week starting on July 1st. As part of our team, you'll enjoy 27 days of annual leave, pension scheme contributions, life assurance, income protection, private healthcare, and a variety of flexible benefits.

Teach First is committed to building a fair education for all. We believe that every child, regardless of their background, deserves the opportunity to unlock their full potential. We are making this happen every day, but we need your help to take on this big challenge.

The role of the Network Manager is integral to the delivery of our Networks. You will work with a team of Network Managers and Network Officers, and a wider Community Team to optimise the potential of our movement. Networks are central to the ‘Powerful Movement’ pillar of Teach First’s 2030 strategy. They enable us to achieve scale through depth; convening both programme members and ambassadors around a shared interest, need or commonality whilst inspiring them to take tangible action for our mission.

Job requirements include demonstrated accomplishment in fostering productive relationships at scale and developing community engagement through networks or otherwise. You should have highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively and confidently, including to senior stakeholders. You should be able to quickly build effective relationships and are confident at influencing as part of these. You should have a well-established, existing network across the ambassador community and evidence that you can leverage a high volume of relationships with stakeholders over time, whilst seeking opportunities to make new connections.

Benefits include 27 days holiday per annum, 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. Make sure you’ve got your CV and cover letter showing how you meet our essentials ready to upload. We expect interviews to take place from week commencing 1 July.


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