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Community Catalysts is a social enterprise working across the UK to try to make sure that people who need care and support to live their lives can get help in ways, times and places that suit them, with real choice of attractive local options.
Since 2007 we have worked with partners in more than 90 local authority areas, keen to improve market diversity and widen community options. We help people use their talents to care for and support other local people by setting up small enterprises and ventures, creating jobs and volunteering opportunities. We also design and deliver projects that unlock community and individual assets in order to create opportunities for people who need care and support. We run the Local Area Coordination Network.
We are recruiting a Project Manager who will be responsible for the effective management of projects that help deliver the aim of Community Catalysts.
The post holder will be responsible for the effective management of a portfolio of projects. This includes recruitment and management of staff, managing relationships with contract leads and senior stakeholders in each project area, effective management and reporting of project and portfolio performance and the promotion of the work of Community Catalysts in order to secure new contracts and maximise commercial potential of current contracts.
Community Catalysts work across the UK, so the ability to travel is essential.
Closing date for applications is Monday 18th July 2022 at 1.00pm interviews will take place on the 27th and 28th July 2022 in Harrogate.
We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Job Title: Relationship Manager
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £32,160 per annum
Type of Employment: Permanent
Department and Location: Relationship Fundraising, Home based, Nationwide with regular travel
Line Manager: Senior Area Relationship Manager
Direct Reports: None
Cancer is different for young people. Our vision is a world where cancer doesn’t stop young people from living their lives – and our job in making that vision a reality is to improve the experience, survival, and recovery of every young person with cancer in the UK.
Teenage Cancer Trust leads the way in specialist support for young people with cancer in the UK and across the globe. We’re driven by what young people with cancer need and are the UK’s leading charity dedicated solely to the treatment, care, and support of young people with cancer.
Are you an experienced fundraiser who can demonstrate growing and developing income across community fundraising? This role could be for you.
We’re looking to grow our hugely talented and successful Community Team, with the right Relationship Manager to join us in realising our strategy of Putting Young People First. This role does not sit in a specific region (it is a UK wide role), and you will work collaboratively across the Community Team. The role covers all aspects of community fundraising, giving you the opportunity to share skills with the team, and work in partnership with the wider organisation to maximise opportunities to ensure a coordinated approach. You will need to deliver and grow sustainable income in line with budget targets and the wider Community Team fundraising vision.
- Experience of working in a fast-changing environment, able to demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and be able to self-manage and self-motivate.
- Resilient, with a growth mindset, and with strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
- Experience of supporting the delivery and reporting of income budgets in excess of £250k per annum.
- In depth knowledge and a significant track record of new business income generation across community and corporate fundraising, demonstrating entrepreneurial spirit, spotting the gold, and agility.
- A significant track record of high value account management to drive value and retention.
- Experience of proactively building high value relationships in the community, managing complex & sensitive relationships, and managing volunteers at all levels.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to develop compelling cases for support as well as engage, persuade and inform a variety of different audiences.
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
The Community Team at Teenage Cancer Trust works in a collaborative way across the UK and uses the term ‘Community Hub Team’ to demonstrate this. The Hub way of working was developed during lockdown to maximise opportunities across the UK regardless of fundraiser or supporter location - this new role embraces the Hub ethos and does not have a regional budget.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
- To ensure that the Community Hub Team generates income across the key income streams of community DIY fundraising, corporate fundraising and volunteer group fundraising, personally delivering and driving income to achieve an agreed income target.
- Using your experience, skills, and talents, identify and secure opportunities that develop long-term, high-value relationships; working across the fundraising directorate and wider charity to ensure a supporter first ethos.
- To research, identify and secure corporate new business opportunities which develop into long term high value relationships using robust planning.
- Work across the UK as part of the Community Hub Team and wider charity, sharing knowledge and supporting projects and activities to drive income and increase supporter engagement.
- As a Teenage Cancer Trust Ambassador, develop and share compelling cases of support to generate supporter engagement and income.
- Once a new supporter is engaged, your role will be to cultivate, uplift supporter value, steward accordingly and retain through the delivery of brilliant supporter care whilst of course being respectful of potential sensitivities.
- To work collaboratively across Community Hub Team by sharing skills, knowledge, and experience.
- To identify, develop, support and steward existing and potential high value relationships in the best interests of Teenage Cancer Trust. This will include sensitive patient linked relationships, senior community and business influencers and NHS contacts.
- Identifying, supporting, and thereafter retaining high-value supporters and opportunities over the longer term and building complex and high value networks that will enable this work. Where necessary utilising cross team working to maximise the supporter’s engagement with the charity.
- Provide advice, guidance and support to volunteers, individuals and groups carrying out DIY fundraising activities and challenge events, to uplift value and drive retention.
- Undertake detailed prospect research of stakeholders within the Community Hub Team using insight to prioritise and determine tactics to engage with supporters.
- Develop strong engagement plans and supporter journeys for identified prospects with senior stakeholders, decision makers and influencers in order to develop longer term pipelines of support.
- Work across the Community Hub Team – sharing knowledge, leading, and supporting projects and activities across the UK.
- Utilise local press, broadcast, and social media as a tool to promote volunteering, fundraising, recognise efforts and thanking your community and supporter base.
- Engage with relevant professional networks and membership bodies (e.g. Institute of Fundraising) and keep abreast of changes in the sector.
- Build and develop trusted relationships, when appropriate, with patients, their friends, and families to support fundraising, storytelling, and volunteering. Work sensitively and empathetically with this core audience group securing their long-term support and advocacy of the charity’s work.
- Ensure accurate and timely recording of all community activity in your area on CARE, maintaining and developing robust stewardship plans to maximise engagement of key supporters.
- Using your experience of Regional Corporate Fundraising you will build a robust pipeline of corporate support within your portfolio of supporters.
- In conjunction with the Regional Corporate Partnership Team, identify, research, qualify and cultivate corporate new business with a strong focus on long-term charity partnerships across the UK.
- Ensure that qualifying, due diligence and contracting with supporters is carried out effectively in order to protect the best interests of the charity.
- Account manage corporate partners, leading on the most complex by developing and delivering account management plans to optimise their fundraising activity, ensure longevity and maximise income raised across the UK.
- Ensure accurate and timely recording of all corporate activity on CARE, maintaining and developing robust stewardship plans to maximise engagement of key supporters.
- Work collaboratively with the Regional Corporate Partnerships and Community Hub Teams to support the development and delivery of high value, multi-site partnerships across the UK.
Volunteer Fundraising Groups & Volunteers
- Identify, develop, and support networks of volunteers to deliver new income opportunities safely and legally.
- Research, build and support local fundraising groups and activities in line with the Community Hub Team Operational Plan.
- Identify UK wide volunteering opportunities to allow maximum ROI and support for the wider Community Hub Team.
- Ensure accurate and timely recording of all volunteering activity on CARE, maintaining and developing robust stewardship plans to maximise engagement of key supporters.
FINANCE AND PLANNING
- Support with the generation of accurate monthly, quarterly and year end reports against a set of defined performance metrics. Be accountable for developing and delivery of robust plans and pipelines, providing accurate income and activity forecasts against it.
- Proactively analyse internal and external data and insights, monitor activity trends, ensuring that opportunities are capitalised on and risks are mitigated to maintain a strong performance.
- Collaboratively working with the Projects Team, define data, process and system needs as they evolve to enable the development of Community Hub Team.
- Ensure effective administrative and financial processes are in place and ensure adherence to all internal policies and the fundraising code of practice.
- Seek opportunities to gain expertise/experience with colleagues in the Community Hub Team and wider charity.
- Use your experience to represent the Community Hub Team on specific and UK-Wide projects to improve overall performance.
- Work collaboratively with the Projects Team to ensure all projects you are involved with are systematic, developed in a timeline fashion and evaluated and underpin the Community Fundraising Strategy.
- Build collaborative working relationships within the fundraising directorate and wider charity, embracing a culture and principle of ‘one team, one target, one purpose’.
- With a supporter first focus, support and promote cross-team working to ensure all income opportunities are maximised.
- In collaboration with the Services and Funded Staff Teams across the UK to communicate brand and presence of the importance of fundraising to the charity.
- To enhance our brand and supporter engagement work collaboratively with MARCOMMS identifying and maximising opportunities across the UK.
- To represent Teenage Cancer Trust externally at events, meetings and in the media.
- On occasion you may be required to provide cover for colleagues.
- To work with the wider Community Hub Team and Fundraising Directorate to champion initiatives and campaigns as needed for the delivery of the overall Fundraising Strategy.
- Undertake any other duties that are commensurate with the post as requested by your line manager.
- Carry out the duties of post in accordance with the Trust’s policies and procedures on Health and Safety and take responsibility for ensuring personal health and safety.
- Work flexibility, able to prioritise workload and work as part of a team.
- Due to the regular travel associated with the role, a car will be required.
DISCLOSURE AND BARRING CHECKS
- This role is subject to a Basic Disclosure check.
- Internal – Projects Team, EDI, Services, Fundraising Standards & Operations, Volunteering, Mass Participation, Music & Special Events, Innovation & NPD, Individual Giving, Corporate, Trusts, Philanthropy, Finance and Marketing and Communications.
- External – Supporters, Patient Families, Funded Staff, Volunteers, Fundraising Groups, Corporate Partners and suppliers.
- Proven experience of setting, managing, and delivering income budgets in excess of £250k per annum.
- Experience of driving and delivering income growth across community income streams
- A strong track record of new business income generation and account management.
- Significant experience in relationship management.
- Planning and delivering the highest quality supporter care and communications.
- Managing complex and sensitive relationships.
- Significant experience of proactively building high value relationships within the community and delivering long term value for the organisation.
- Working with volunteers at all levels.
- Demonstrable experience of developing account management plans to drive value and retention.
- Proven ability to assess, manage and mitigate risk in all areas.
- Proven ability to work to very tight deadlines in a dynamic and flexible environment
- Use of a supporter/client database.
- A good understanding of the fundraising landscape in the UK.
- Strong understanding of how to develop a network of high value support across all income streams.
- Prospecting and business development techniques.
- A creative and entrepreneurial flair.
- A good knowledge of marketing and communication techniques.
- An understanding of and interest in the issues affecting teenagers and young adults with cancer.
- Excellent written and communication skills with the power to persuade motivate and inspire whilst also delivering clear, concise messages.
- Ability to develop compelling cases for support and communicate them in a variety of ways, particularly digitally and virtually.
- Financially literate.
- IT literate - the candidate must be confident using a computer and be experienced in using Microsoft Office software.
- Able to plan and present fundraising activities in a timely, relevant, and creative way.
- Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and assertiveness skills.
- Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
- Strong team worker and motivator of self and others.
- Able to share skills with colleagues.
- Able to plan and manage projects and activities to tight deadlines.
- Team player who will support, inspire, and encourage collaboration amongst colleagues, but is also happy to work autonomously in a remote setting across the UK.
- Articulate and persuasive individual with gravitas and influence dealing at all levels.
- Approachable with a positive attitude, calm under pressure.
- An entrepreneurial, creative, proactive, strategic thinker who constantly seeks new sources of income.
- Willingness to travel.
- Commitment to the values, philosophy and ethos of Teenage Cancer Trust.
- Working remotely as part of a geographically dispersed community Hub Team covering the whole of the UK across all income streams.
- Use of CARE database.
- Charity Law and procedures of the UK.
Applications to be received by: Midday on 12/07/22
First stage interviews: 18/07/22
Second stage interviews: 22/07/22
At Teenage Cancer Trust one of our key focuses is around equity and making sure our services are accessible and inclusive to all young people with cancer, with no-one left behind. We have the same goal for people working with us. We want you to be yourself here and thrive doing so. In line with our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion commitments, we would love to see applications from LGBTQ+ people, people of colour/those from ethnically diverse communities, people living with disabilities and people of faith.
At Teenage Cancer Trust we take our commitment to safeguarding seriously and work to protect and promote the rights of the young people who we support. Our safeguarding responsibilities extend to the children and adults who work to support the charity, who we also have a duty of care to protect. Safeguarding is at the forefront of each activity we carry out. In line with our approach, this role is subject to a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential. If there is any assistance or adjustments, we can make to support you to make your application, Please contact HR.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We are looking for a self-motivated and passionate person to design and implement our philanthropy programme. This is an exciting new role for someone to prospect, manage and develop opportunities with new supporters and impact the charity's ambitious five-year strategy. You will:
- Identify and manage a portfolio of prospects to ensure effective cultivation and stewardship of donors and prospects for new sources of funding.
- Recruit and implement a Solving Kids’ Cancer Development Board made up of volunteer leaders dedicated to raising the charity’s profile.
- Develop and implement a legacy strategy for the charity.
- Play a vital role in the delivery of the Fundraising and Communications Strategy by maximising income and raising awareness, and the charity’s strategic priorities.
For more information on the role and what we do, read the attached Job Pack.
What we offer
- 32 days holiday, bank holidays included
- 5% employer pension scheme contribution
- Access to 24/7 confidential helplines for counselling and legal and tax advice
- Wellbeing check-ins with manager and optional Wellbeing Action Plan
- Participation in staff surveys for the opportunity to anonymously feedback experiences
- Regular opportunities to meet in person as departments and the full team
- Training opportunities – we care about our staff and volunteers and encourage opportunities for professional development
- A child-centred charity with a passionate and dedicated team
Applying to join our team
If you would like to apply please complete and submit an Application Form highlighting your suitability for the position in the Supporting Statement. Please do not send a CV or Cover Letter. If you would like an informal conversation with Anne, Head of Fundraising & Comms, prior to applying to this role, you can email her directly - her details are in the job pack.
We would also ask you to complete and return the attached diversity monitoring form. The information contained in the questionnaire will be treated as confidential and will be used by us to monitor and drive our work towards diversity and inclusion commitments.
We actively encourage applications from those with lived experience of neuroblastoma and/or other childhood cancers. As an equal opportunity employer, we also welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
If there are any adjustments that would help you to engage with the recruitment process, please let us know.
As a safeguarding charity whose work and practice is underpinned by safeguarding principles to protect children and young people and enhance their welfare, we always work in accordance with legislation, statutory guidance and best safeguarding practices. All of our roles require a basic criminal record check.
Interviews will take place w/c 18 July July via Microsoft Teams.
If you need any additional help with the interview stage, please let us know what you need.
Shortlisted candidates will meet a panel comprising Anne Denman - Head of Fundraising and Communications, Anna Austin - Relationship Manager, and Gail Jackson - Chief Executive Officer.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
An exciting opportunity to take on the role of Sensory Service Manager managing and developing BID’s Operational Services across the country but predominantly in the north of England. Location of the post is negotiable.
Reporting to the Head of Operations the focus of this post is to manage the delivery of a range of quality services for people with a sensory loss which meet the highest professional standards and are in accordance with the organisation’s objectives and core values. Other main accountabilities of the posts are:
- To take responsibility for the continuing improvement and development of services
- To lead Teams and provide line management to key managers
- To meet quality assurance requirements by ensuring staff/services keep accurate statistics and other information that provide measurement and evidence of the services’ progress.
To be successful for this post you will be an experienced manager with well-developed leadership skills and, ideally, hold a higher management qualification. You will be articulate, self-motivated with the confidence to make difficult decisions under pressure and able to meet and network with other professionals. You must have knowledge of procurement, contract and risk management and/or experience of mobilising and developing new services. You will have excellent analytical and reporting skills demonstrating competency in interpreting and presenting complex data. Job location can be agreed and defined by areas of geographical responsibilities.
We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace and we are committed to wellbeing, promoting hybrid working, offering generous annual leave entitlements, an Employee Assistance Program, Health Cash Plan, Occupational Sick Pay scheme, and flexible TOIL scheme. We invest generously in training and development programmes, providing sponsorship to pursue formal professional qualifications and the opportunity to learn and develop sign language skills.
Are you looking for the flexibility of a home-based role in a dynamic organisation bringing about positive social change?
Shaping Our Lives is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced Project Manager to manage and deliver several rewarding and innovative inclusive involvement projects. You will need two years’ experience of managing projects and of working in the fields of inclusion and involvement.
The Project Manager will be critical in maintaining our reputation as a leading provider of inclusive involvement services. Key tasks are:
1. Building on Shaping Our Lives’s track-record, excellent reputation and 26 years of being a leading voice in the inclusive involvement of service users, marginalised communities, Disabled people, their carers and the user-led organisations they are part of.
2. Managing the lottery funded 'Inclusive Involvement Movement' four year project and other research and action projects.
3. Completing all project reporting and monitoring requirements.
4. Delivering project related activities which may include: doing research, providing training and mentoring, facilitating consultation, engagement, involvement or co-production activities with people from communities that commonly experience discrimination and inequalities.
5. Supporting the Involvement Manager to secure and grow income through a mix of partnership research, consultancy services and grants.
6. Knowledge of working accessibly and inclusively is a requirement for this post. Understanding of the culture of a small user-led organisation would be an advantage.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The job of a Save the Children's UK Digital Learning Advisor is varied and rewarding
- Do you have experience supporting the development and delivery of digital learning and experience of coordinating courses on Learning Management Systems (LMS’s)?
- Do you have knowledge of instructional design, with experience of creating storyboards and developing copy for digital content that tells stories, communicates complex ideas and engages learners?
- Do you have a strong understanding of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods and the ability to communicate data to different audiences?
- Are you motivated by our vision of creating a world where every child doesn't just survive, but thrives, and can go on to change the world?
If the answers to these questions are yes, we would love to hear from you!
We stand side by side with children in the toughest places to be a child. We do whatever it takes to make sure they survive, get protection when they're in danger, and have the chance to learn.
The Humanitarian Leadership Academy (HLA) as part of SCUK's humanitarian department provides high-quality humanitarian capacity strengthening for the movement, as well as the wider sector, as part of our shifting the power agenda.
The HLA's mission, as a team within the humanitarian department, is to enable people around the world to prepare for and respond to crises in their own countries, by providing quality learning opportunities. The HLA's approach spans from focused needs-based learning in countries hit by crises to the huge international reach of our learning platform, Kaya. They are a global team that has a full suite of in-house skills to provide and develop the offer; technical and learning experts, platform specialists, a digital and design studio, communications support and more.
The HLA enables SCUK to offer the most effective and impactful humanitarian capacity strengthening resource for both the Save the Children movement, the wider humanitarian sector and beyond.
This role will be part of the Programmes and Learning team which is responsible for designing, managing and delivering locally led learning solutions and build a network of regional centres that can together create lasting change in the humanitarian system.
You will work alongside digital and learning specialists to enable the development and delivery of an integrated and impactful digital learning solutions and support the maintenance of a portfolio of locally-led digital learning programmes. You will need to stay abreast of digital tools that meet the demand and needs of individuals, organisations and the wider humanitarian sector.
You will have previous experience of supporting others with the design, development and delivery of digital learning solutions.
Please Note: This is initially a 12 month contract but with the likelihood to be extended.
- Work alongside Digital Learning Specialists, Learning Specialists and Regional teams to design and develop quality online courses, blended learning programmes and other resources for the HLA and partners.
- Support Save the Children staff and external partners with digital delivery and the facilitation of blended courses.
- Support learners, HLA staff and partners with day-to-day enquiries related to the digital learning portfolio.
- Support the localisation of learning resources, including administrating the translation of resources.
- Support the creation of digital assets – including courses, e-learning modules, animations, videos, graphic resources – using a range of specialist software tools.
- Help train staff within the HLA and Save the Children on digital learning tools.
- Work with the Platform team to help maintain learning hubs and sites created for partners on the learning management system and other platforms.
- Work with Research, Evidence and MEAL colleagues to help staff follow processes for digital data collection and analysis.
- Work with the Business Development and Operations to monitor digital activities related to consultancies.
- Keep up to date with emerging technologies and pedagogical theories to ensure the HLA digital offer remains relevant and impactful.
- Embed the team culture and develop strong ways of working within the team and ensure clear and accountable governance mechanisms are in place.
The ideal candidate will have experience supporting the development and delivery of digital learning in a charitable, educational, or humanitarian context ideally. You will be confident supporting stakeholders at all levels of digital literacy. You will have some prior knowledge of the use of specialist learning technology software and platforms with a strong desire to develop your expertise. You will have an aspiration to become a specialist in digital learning design, development and delivery within the humanitarian sector.
- Demonstrable experience designing, developing and facilitating digital learning resources within a creative team.
- Experience coordinating courses on Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Virtual Learning Environments (VLE)
- Knowledge of instructional design, with experience of creating storyboards and developing copy for digital content that tells stories, communicates complex ideas and engages learners.
- Knowledge of how e-learning authoring tools can develop engaging learning and experiences (e.g. Articulate Storyline etc.)
- Understanding of the use of various webinar and blended learning tools (e.g. Nearpod, Padlet etc.to help support the remote delivery of technical training.
- Understanding of the use of standard industry tools (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator etc.) to produce professional graphics, documents, videos and digital assets
- Creative and innovative individual with strong analytical and technical abilities.
- An organised and thorough approach to planning and managing own workload with the ability to use own initiative to meet deadlines on competing priorities and drive results.
- Awareness of appropriate data analytics and reporting methods for digital learning.
- Confident in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite for producing documentation and collaboration, including experience using Microsoft Teams and Sharepoint.
- Confidence with collaborating with stakeholders of all levels on digital projects and experience of digital training.
- Passion and energy to work in pursuit of transforming humanitarian response globally
- A demonstrable commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and their practical application and integration in the work environment
- A commitment to Save the Children UK's aims and core values of accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity, and integrity
The majority of SCUK employees are currently working remotely within the UK. Commencing April 2022 we will transition to a remote-first way of working (i.e. predominantly remote/home based and the occasional office-based working for team days etc.)
We are happy to discuss flexible working options at interview.
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Save the Children UK is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work both external and internal. We strive to be an inclusive employer and particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBT+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, and from less advantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.
Are you a relationship expert? We’re looking for someone who knows how to look after and take care of partnerships, building meaningful and long-lasting relationships that enable us to improve outcomes for future generations everywhere and support positive change across education systems worldwide.
Our rapidly growing portfolio of international work means we have a newly created role as a Partnership Manager, initially for a 1 year FTC with the potential to go permanent. You’ll be part of our Business Development team and focus on ensuring we have the right partnerships in place to provide the local expertise within Africa as well as building global joint partnerships and consortiums for new and up and coming projects.
You’ll be the prime point of contact for our international partners, keeping them engaged in our work and supporting on a range of business development and partnerships management activities to proactively secure new business and grow our impact.
- degree or experience of working in international education, international development or partnerships management
- experience in a business development role
- experience in developing and delivering strategies to manage important relationships
- demonstrated ability to influence internal and external stakeholders
- ability to work on own initiative and as part of a remote, virtual team
You may have held other similar roles such as a partnership manager within research, education or charity sector, or have been a relationship manager or account manager in a similar industry, you may even have a background as an influencer, advocate of fundraiser within the charity sector looking to take your relationship skills to the next level.
We have a strong track record in education research, a growing international reputation, and world-leading expertise in the role of assessment in driving improvement. We believe in the transformative impact that evidence-based insights can have in supporting improvements in education systems, informing policymakers and other key decision makers, and strengthening practice in the classroom.
- Salary £45,000 - £50,000 DOE
- Generous pension scheme
- 42 days’ holiday per year including Bank Holidays + additional discretionary days (pro rata)
- Excellent support for professional development
- Hybrid or remote working with great work/life balance
- Plus lots of well-being and social activities
- UK based and open to UK Skilled Worker visa sponsorship
You’ll be linked to our Slough or York office with minimal requirement for office-based days meaning you can choose to work at home, from the office or a mix of the two to enable you to work as effectively as you can. Our teams value the energy we create when we come together so ideally you’ll join us in Slough for key dates throughout the year.
NFER is a not-for-profit organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
We are reviewing applications regularly as part of an ongoing recruitment process. If you’re looking for a place where you can put your heart, soul and skills into making a difference, we want to hear from you. Apply via the button shown.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
- Job Title: Evaluation Specialist - Ghana
- Contract: Full Time, 3.5 years
- Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per annum depending on experience (plus benefits)
- Principal Location: Accra, with regular travel within Ghana
Street Child is seeking an outstanding and experienced evaluation specialist to lead measurement and monitoring of the flagship Ghana TransformED Partnership, an innovative payment-by-results programme and partnership with the Education Outcomes Fund and the Ministry of Education in Ghana. This programme has the ambitious aim of assuring access to education and accelerating learning levels for thousands of children, to transform the educational landscape in Ghana.
We are a rapidly developing international children’s charity with exceptional programming in 20 of the world’s lowest income and most crisis-affected countries. Our high-impact projects chase gains in education and protection outcomes for the most marginalised children - through signature integrated education, child protection and livelihoods initiatives.
This role will be responsible for designing and delivering evaluation frameworks and instruments, and developing rigorous, robust reports to provide proof of impact across the accelerated learning and school improvement programmes, in partnership with schools and our national and international partners. This includes disseminating evidence to funders, partners, and programme participants to expand and enhance engagement with our programmes, and also includes close coordination with the Education Outcomes Fund and Ministry of Education throughout. The role will lead a team of two quality experts and will report to the Street Child Country Representative for Ghana. Strong analytical, presentational, and publication skills are critical for success in this role.
We are particularly interested in qualified national candidates, interested in a long-term commitment to this role. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Please refer to the attachment to see the full role description and person specification. To apply for the role please send your CV and a brief covering letter outlining your suitability and motivations for applying to the email address listed on eh attached job description no later than 9am on Monday 11th July (however applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis). Pre-employment checks will be required as part of our recruitment process in line with our Safeguarding Policy. Street Child welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Key duties include:
Measurement and Monitoring:
- Design and deliver logical frameworks including fit-for-purpose indicators and targets in line with intended impact;
- Design and deliver measurement and monitoring plans and protocols, including qualitative, quantitative and mixed methodologies, methods, sampling strategies, schedules, and spot checks for validation and verification in line with Ministry of Education Evaluation Policy;
- Design and deliver measurement and monitoring instruments, including quantitative and qualitative templates and tools;
- Establish and embed rigorous, robust data collection, collation and cleaning protocols and databases for rapid data processing across programmes to assure availability of rich data for analysis;
- Engage in regular data analysis, applying qualitative and quantitative analytical approaches to assess impact; ascertain areas for improvement; and advise on course corrections;
- Ensure maintenance of Management Information Systems [MIS] in alignment with the Ministry of Education;
- Engage in regular reporting that provides in-depth analysis and insights into programmatic impact and areas of improvement, including to the Ministry of Education;
- Explore and embed innovative approaches, including digital approaches, and inclusive approaches adapted for abilities, age, gender, geographies, etc to expand and enhance data quality;
- Assist and assure adherence to appropriate data storage policies and procedures, to protect the confidentially, integrity, and privacy of participants and participant information;
- Assist and assure adherence to appropriate ethical protocols and safeguarding policies and procedures across all aspects of evaluation and evidence generation;
- Provide capacity strengthening and surge support for internal evaluators and enumerators to assure integrity and quality of evaluations and evidence;
- Provide coordination and collaboration for independent evaluators to assure integrity and quality of evaluations and evidence.
- Ensure evaluation activities are informed by expertise and experience from previous programmes and reflect recent research and evidence on evaluation approaches, including approaches appropriate for evaluation in emergencies;
- Ensure excellent presentation of evaluations and evidence of impact to funders, partners, and programme participants, using a range of verbal and visual tools to communicate impact;
Do you want to make a difference and be part of a vibrant and inclusive organisation that has been helping save lives for more than a century? As one of the country’s best-loved charities, St John Ambulance played a pivotal role in responding to the pandemic as well as ‘everyday’ health emergencies, training, supporting communities, and improving young people’s lives.
We have an outstanding opportunity for a National Head of Commercial Training Delivery to join us to lead through a team of Training Managers, delivering courses daily at St John and customer premises across a wide geographic area. The role will also support the strategic ambition developing our future digital training offering and scoping future opportunities. This is a key leadership role within St John Ambulance; the successful candidate will influence and develop the quality and attractiveness of Workplace Training products and services. The candidate will also ensure a cohesive, consistent, and efficient national operation that meets learner, customer, partner and regulator’s expectations.
We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do. The role benefits from a competitive salary, generous pension, hybrid, flexible working, 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) - increasing to 38 days over 5 years, options to buy and sell holiday, free first/mental aid first aider courses, Blue Light and NHS online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme, life assurance, flu jab, eye care, mental health and wellbeing tools and volunteering days.
Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)
- Experience of operating at a senior leadership level in a relevant organisation or field, including managing managers
- Strong and impactful operational management with ambitious aims and within a complex working environment
- Workforce and resource planning experience, building capacity, and scaling-up activities
- Experience of leading a large team across a wide geographical area with multiple stakeholders and matrix structures within a profitable commercial, customer-focussed environment
About the Role:
- Lead a team of 400+ people to ensure the professional, profitable, and successful delivery of market-leading commercial training programmes in 190+ locations for 250,000+ learners per year, generating £50m+ income
- Lead and develop national projects and initiatives to ensure high efficiency, technological and process improvement, and highly effective services
- Monitor, measure and evaluate success of training courses and deliverables, to demonstrably meet regulator, partner and internal standards. Leading on quality standards and providing relevant reports, implementing improvements, and providing recommendations and proposals to the senior leadership team
- Provide subject matter expertise in programme delivery, quality, content, and capacity building to the Director of Training & Operations and support the leadership of business change across the directorate
- Guide managers in the effective and compassionate leadership of people and management of customers
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of over 1,700 employees and over 30,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, training and campaigning. As a charity with rich heritage and a long history of serving humanity, we are proud of our past and excited about creating a healthier, safer, more resilient future.
St John Ambulance are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.At St John, everyone is valued and supported to thrive, we have several networks including Multi Culture, Disability and Accessibility, Pride, Family and Carers and Women’s groups. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and engender a sense of belonging for all, by creating an environment of mutual respect, where we value unique differences and demonstrate authentic allyship. We believe passionately in equality, diversity and inclusion.
Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy.
Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only.
The Learning Specialist will assist in the delivery of appropriate, blended solutions to meet individual, team and organisational learning and development needs; that will support and equip the workforce to achieve the vision of an end to the need for foodbanks in the UK.
The role will be responsible for the development of engaging digital and face to face L&D solutions that help drive high performance, in line with operational and strategic requirements. Delivering training and support to staff; as well as to volunteers & Food Banks that form part of our network.
Working across with People & Inclusion Directorate and with a range of internal & external stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of learning solutions from idea conception through to implementation, taking ownership for a range of content across key skill areas.
· Design and delivery of learning programmes for our staff and our wider network, including ‘on the job’ training, coaching and the creation of digital learning resources.
· Maintain and develop the Grow learning platform for staff, advising on the design and delivery of digital content using up to date learning technologies.
· Collaborate with departments and project teams across the organisation, delivering the L&D elements of projects and facilitating specific interventions to support the success of the work
· Design face to face and digital course content, documentation, and structured learning resources for a range of L&D solutions
· Support the Learning & Development Manager to deliver of our staff induction and core learning offers, delivering new and existing training and workshops as needed; and answering queries that come into our team
Technical skills and minimum knowledge:
· Highly developed interpersonal skills: able to build and manage relationships and network effectively; promotes a collaborative team environment.
· Excellent planning skills; with sound project management knowledge and capable of managing a broad portfolio of activities.
· Excellent presentation and facilitation skills, demonstrable knowledge of learning theory and experience in designing and developing engaging learning interventions.
· Expertise in the use of learning technologies and committed to the ongoing development of capabilities in this area.
· Ability to embed Equity, Diversity and Inclusion within all objectives that report into this department.
Behaviours and competencies:
· Demonstrates a strong, visible passion and commitment to the Trussell Trust and its strategic objectives.
· Committed to diversity and inclusion, championing the principles of equality of opportunity.
· Deliver work within a cross-Directorate matrix structure where operational and development benefits arise from resource sharing.
· Collaboration and delivery through others with clear plans and an empowering approach to ensure accountability for delivery of customer outcomes.
· Engaging people and creating opportunities for relationship building, and building a supportive, respectful working environment.
· People Experience
· Volunteering Management
· Department Leadership Teams contributing to L&D planning.
· Diversity & Inclusion
· EA and PA Community
· Brand & Marketing
The Trussell Trust is a charity that works to end the need for food banks. It is founded on and shaped by Christian principles.
Our values of dignity, justice, compassion, and community are central to all that we do and therefore supports our aim to be an organisation where the diversity of all employees is valued. We welcome people of all faiths and none and those that are committed to these values.
We recognise that we have under-represented groups within our workforce. As part of our commitment to diversity and equality of opportunity we are actively encouraging applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering work after a career break, people who are LGBT+, from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions and those with a lived experience of poverty as well as any other under-represented group in our workforce. We are committed ensuring the safety and protection of our employees from all forms of harm.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Head of Practice Development, Services & Innovation
Home-based (with travel to Head Office and Family Action services when required)
37 hours per week (full-time, 5 days)
Grade 5 point 39-46: £44,983 - £52,087 per annum + £480 homeworking allowance per annum
At Family Action we transform lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation. We have been building stronger families since 1869 and today we work with more than 60,000 families in over 150 community based services, as well as supporting thousands more through national programmes and grants.
We’re incredibly honoured to have won Charity of the Year at Third Sector Awards in 2021 and 3 Star award for staff engagement in Best top 100 companies. A 3 Star accreditation, as the highest standard of workplace engagement, representing organisations that truly excel, are awarded to organisations with a BCI score of 738 or higher, reflecting 'world class' levels of workplace engagement. Amazing recognition for our work over the past 12 months in response to the pandemic and beyond. These awards are some of the most important ways the third sector publicly recognises excellence and achievement, and so to win these are true testaments to the hard work, passion and commitment of our staff and supporters.
This is an important role in Family Action. You will report directly to the Director of Services & Innovation and your key purpose will be to Lead the organisational development of best practice across the 140+ services to achieve excellent outcomes for children, families and adults. You will lead the development and coordination of an organisational strategy and delivery plan for the thematic work areas across Family Action’s services, enabling a managed and effective delivery of evidenced informed practice, achieving excellent outcomes, maximising our ability to win new service contracts, and enhancing our influencing work on external policy.
You will also support the organisation to adopt a culture of learning, enabling and embedding the required learning and development across services and Family Action. You will lead, establish and coordinate Family Actions thematic groups across our identified service areas and develop organisational repositories for evidence based and informed practice tools, outcomes tools, and shared learning across the organisation.
You will be able to work collaboratively across the organisation, mapping and managing the organisation wide project interdependencies that will be critical to the success of thematic working, within services and Family Action organisationally.
Your role would be varied, exciting and incredibly worthwhile. At its heart is a striving for excellence, maximising outcomes and the need to ensure that children and adults get the right support, of the highest quality at the right time. If you are you looking for a diverse, ambitious and fast paced organisation, you have found it.
We are looking for an autodidactic self-starter, who can draw learning from a range of sources, contextually analyse the evidence, recognise the generalisable from the one offs, and piece it all together with strategic finesse. We need someone with substantial experience of frontline and management practice working in services for people. Alongside this, you must have extensive experience of supporting organisational development and staff development including evidence informed practice as a means of continuous learning and improvement. You would need to be resilient and tenacious; and bring an understanding of the challenges faced by staff and managers, learnt through your direct experience.
We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in all that we do and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQIA+ candidates and candidates with disabilities because we are committed to increasing the representation of these groups at Family Action. We know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for families and children and strive for our workforce to be truly representative of the diverse communities we support. We offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants and will reimburse your travel cost if you attend an interview.
What will we offer you?
We’ll offer you a generous pension scheme and leave entitlements, eye care vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and other great benefits. We are happy to talk flexible working. All roles in Family Action are open to a discussion about possible flexible working options, subject to business needs, and all new starters will have the right to make a flexible working request from day one of employment. We have an excellent wellbeing offer and we will invest in your professional development with on-going quality training and career development opportunities. You’ll join an established, supportive and high-performing service and have the opportunity to thrive in an innovative organisation that values your opinion, encourages learning and has the needs of children and families at its core.
We are forward looking, ambitious and committed to continuous improvement. We are a people focused, can-do organisation, which strives for excellence in all we do and operates with mutual respect. If you share these values and behaviours and have the necessary skills then we look forward to hearing from you.
Closing date: Sunday 17th July 2022 at 23:59 (midnight)
Interview date: TBC
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
‘Youth Aware of Mental Health’ (YAM) is a universal mental health promotion programme for youth, developed by researchers in public mental health and psychiatry from the world-leading Karolinska Institute and Columbia University. This is an exciting opportunity to be upskilled in the delivery of YAM by a leading academic at one of the world's foremost medical universities.
Youth Aware of Mental Health Instructor (YAM Instructor)
Pay Rate: £639.50 per five-session course (includes preparation, delivery and debrief time; all travel expenses covered). Post-holders will be expected to deliver a minimum of three courses.
Payment will also be provided for the compulsory training and assessment week: £808 (plus accommodation and expenses) plus training practice in schools (£161 for one day).
Delivery will take place in secondary schools across one or more of the following areas:
Zero hours contract. Post-holders will be required to deliver a minimum of three courses (a total of 15 one-hour sessions) and each course runs over five consecutive weeks. In addition, one week of training and one training practice day in a school will be required.
Term of contract: Fixed-term, seven months (October 2022 to April 2023)
Purpose of the post
The YAM Instructor will lead on delivering the mental health promotion and suicide prevention intervention, ‘Youth Aware of Mental Health’ (YAM), to Year 9 secondary school pupils.
Delivering the YAM programme will involve approaching mental health topics such as stress, crisis, and depression, and exploring ways of supporting young people to reflect on and problem-solve emotionally charged situations and dilemmas. YAM sets the tone for an open and diverse conversation about mental health, and the YAM Instructors are instrumental to this. Clinical experience is not required for the role; more important is the YAM Instructor’s ability to build alliances and reciprocal relationships with a diverse range of young people.
YAM Instructors will deliver the YAM intervention in secondary school classrooms, assisted by YAM Assistants. YAM Instructors and YAM Assistants will be paired together so that the same Instructor-Assistant pair deliver the sessions to up to three classes in the same school, each week for five consecutive weeks in order to deliver a full course of YAM. Each YAM Instructor will need to provide availability to deliver a minimum of three full courses of YAM (15 one-hour sessions across five consecutive weeks). These may be across one or more schools and may all be delivered in the same five-week period or split across two different half-terms, depending on the needs of the schools and the availability of the post-holders.
Duties and responsibilities
- Attend a five-day training course delivered by fully certified YAM Trainers in London in October 2022;
- Be available to lead on delivering YAM sessions to Year 9 pupil groups in secondary schools for at least one day per week for five consecutive weeks between January 2023 and April 2023;
- Deliver YAM sessions plus allow time for preparation beforehand and debrief after each session, approximately three hours in total;
- Be willing to travel up to two hours each way to reach schools. All reasonable travel costs will be covered by the Centre in line with the expenses policy;
- Create, model, and maintain a safe space for each YAM session;
- Facilitate role plays, which are a core part of the YAM programme for allowing young people to explore other’s perspectives and experience of mental health and to integrate both emotional and cognitive learning;
- Facilitate conversations between pupils on mental health topics and emotionally charged dilemmas;
- Observe and listen to pupils’ participation and input, and summarise to feedback to them;
- Raise safeguarding concerns with the safeguarding leads of the school and the Centre, and follow the safeguarding procedures of both the school and the Centre;
- Report adverse events in accordance with the AWARE Trial’s procedures;
- Communicate and collaborate with the YAM Assistant to find the best way to work together;
- Act as a source of support and advice for the YAM Assistant through preparing and debriefing together;
- Complete a research implementation survey for each pupil group;
- Check and respond to Centre emails in a frequent (at least once weekly) and timely manner;
- Complete mandatory YAM Instructor training and practice, and pass the assessment;
- Agree to and follow the advice outlined in Centre’s Guidance Document for YAM Instructors;
- Act as an ambassador for the Centre and behave accordingly in schools, including behaving in line with the school’s ethos, culture and dress code, and being respectful and courteous to school staff;
- Maintain an awareness of and actively follow and promote the Centre’s policies, including Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety, Safeguarding and Information Governance;
- Complete all Centre mandatory training, including but not limited to Safeguarding, Health and Safety, Equal Opportunities and Information Governance, within the required timescales (approximately five hours of training time – this will be paid for);
- The welfare of the children, young people and vulnerable adults who come into contact with our services either directly or indirectly is paramount and all staff have a responsibility to ensure that best practice is followed, including compliance with statutory requirements.
To be noted
The post-holder will be required to have a DBS disclosure which the Centre will apply for.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
As Project Officer, you will play a crucial role supporting our Operations Manager to deliver a year-round programme of music activities. Good Vibrations is a pioneering music charity working across the UK supporting marginalised people in prisons, young offender institutions, secure hospitals and in the community.
We run communal music-making projects where participants create their own music, put on performances, and make recordings. Our projects are all about social connection, communication, working together to explore creatively and find inspiration in often very challenging circumstances. We particularly like working with Indonesian gamelan as it creates an excellent space for inclusive, impactful work. It is very accessible and well suited to collaboration and developing confidence.
You will be working remotely, as is our whole team. However, there will be opportunities to meet up and work together as a team, usually in London, so easy access to London is important. This is an exciting, busy role, with room for professional development. Some travel and occasional overnight stays away from home will be required.
You will be asked to have a DBS enhanced check. However, we welcome applications from people with criminal convictions. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this in advance.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Brilliant Tutoring Programme boosts pupils’ confidence, knowledge, and skills in core subjects. Our trained postgraduate tutors raise academic attainment through small group tutoring, and we have been an approved National Tutoring Programme provider since 2020.
Our courses are designed in collaboration with curriculum experts and our tutors are rigorously assessed and undergo extensive training. As subject experts, they support pupils to catch up and inspire them beyond the curriculum. To support the delivery of the Brilliant Tutoring Programme, The Brilliant Club is looking to recruit a dynamic and driven individual as a BTP Programme Officer.
They will manage a cluster of placements, work with teachers to arrange programme logistics, and manage a team of tutors to deliver curriculum focused content courses in schools. They will build and maintain excellent relationships with teachers and tutors, coordinating all programme activities including overseeing data collection to help track pupil outcomes and progress. To ensure high quality tutorials, they will train and provide ongoing feedback to tutors.
The role requires a driven and dynamic team player, with experience of success in school teaching, academia, or programme management. The successful candidate will champion the charity’s values and embody them in interactions with colleagues and partners. They will be comfortable in building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, prioritising and managing logistics. They will coordinate programme activities, track progress and deliver results. They will be positive and proactive, with a commitment to delivering excellent standards.
This is a great opportunity to join The Brilliant Club team, as we become the UK’s largest university access movement. We are looking forward to meeting great candidates who are excited to join us as we help more young people progress to university and thrive when they get there.
We think it is important that our charity reflects the lived experience of our beneficiaries, and we want to be an organisation where employees from any background can thrive. We particularly welcome applications from disabled, Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans including non-binary (LGBTQ+) candidates and candidates from low-income families. These groups are currently underrepresented at The Brilliant Club, and we are committed to increasing representation and diversity at the charity
Time and Resource Management
- Excellent organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
- Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
- Ability to identify opportunities to save time/resources
- Manages projects/tasks with appropriate levels of time and resource input
External Stakeholder Knowledge and Management
- Confident handling enquiries from external stakeholders and adapting approach
- Actively shares useful information about stakeholders with internal colleagues at all levels
- Ability to analyse data and identify areas of improvement
- Excellent written and verbal communication
- Confident presenting and delivering information to tutors and teachers
Initiative and Problem Solving
- Proactive in seeking to enhance processes and identifying emerging risks
- Ability to spot inefficiencies in systems and suggest/implement improvements
- Responds quickly to solve problems, seeking input from relevant internal stakeholders
- Ability to be calm under pressure situations & give self/others perspective
Developing Self and Others
- Self-reflective, open to feedback and committed to own professional development
Role Specific Knowledge and Skills
- Essential - Knowledge of educational interventions, including impact management
- Essential - Knowledge of the education sector, particularly the UK school system
- Essential - Capable of adapting quickly to new systems and interfaces
- Desirable - Confidence with using digital systems for delivery and programme management
Role Specific Experience and qualifications
- Essential – Qualified Teacher (QTS or above) or bachelor’s and above or substantial experience of programme delivery
- Essential - Experience of managing education programmes, including delivery
- Desirable – Experience of delivering content to adults
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Contract, Full-time (but we also welcome candidates seeking 4 days/week)
Location: Remote, with occasional travel to London for team meetings, and to UK school locations required
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 15th July 2022
Planned Interview Dates: short video calls with a longlist of candidates will be w/c 18th July, followed by a first interview w/c 25th July and second interview w/c 1st August.
All interviews will be by video call.
Who we are
Apps for Good exists to ensure ALL young people have the tech innovation skills to thrive in an ever-changing world.
We have over a decade of experience providing free tech innovation courses to almost 240,000 UK young people. Our courses give students the skills and determination to shape their future through technology, while giving teachers the support and confidence to deliver high quality computing content and resources.
More than half of the schools we work with are in challenging circumstances and we’re committed to offering an opportunity for all. We’re proud to partner with leading brands such as Lego, Spotify, and Google to keep our course content 100% free to schools. Students benefit from industry expertise from over 300 industry volunteers
We’re now embarking on an exciting new chapter. Young people, especially those with experience of disadvantage, are not learning the skills they need to create innovative solutions to climate change. We have created a new programme, Innovate for Climate Change, building on our existing methodology, experience and networks, so that young people can thrive in a transformed post-carbon economy.
We are a small, close-knit, ambitious and energetic team who all believe strongly in our mission and values. We’re currently working very effectively remotely and will continue to be a distributed team with regular days together in London.
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about education, social impact and Apps for Goods mission in helping provide more young people with the tech and innovation skills that will prepare them for the future of work.
In this role, you will have the chance to work across Apps for Good’s Programmes team and you'll be responsible for day to day line management of our Education Community Manager and Senior Learning Manager, supporting them to deliver their priorities for the year and working with the team to develop plans and strategies for implementation.
As part of a small team, you’ll get to work hands-on to develop and deliver our education recruitment strategy, growing and supporting our community of teachers delivering Apps for Good courses across the UK. You will also manage the day to day responsibilities of our Senior Learning Manager and help them deliver their roadmap and priorities for creating exciting and innovative new content for teachers and students. Working closely with our Fundraising and Partnerships team, in this role you will also help organise partner engagement programmes with schools across the UK and companies including LEGO, Spotify and Bank of New York Mellon.
You will be joining Apps for Good at an exciting time as we have ambitious plans to scale the delivery of our new and existing content to schools across the UK, as well as build new and impactful relationships with education providers and partners. If you have experience supporting and growing online communities and have an interest in how tech education can empower young people by providing them with the skills to change their world we want to hear from you.
Line manage Education Community Manager and Senior Learning Manager
Strategy development & delivery: support the development and delivery of our education and content strategies including detailed quarter by quarter planning
Work with Education Community Manager to create and implement a plan to grow our reach of schools across the UK
Lead on building strategic partnerships with organisations and education providers and support in the development of engagement products and volunteering opportunities, including workshops and facilitated engagement days with our corporate partners
Project management: work with the wider team to implement funded projects and products
Oversee and support the Education Community Manager to manage all student & school engagement; workshops, Expert Sessions, Showcase pitch practice, Showcase judging sessions, funder/partner visits, filming/comms visits
Track, analyse and report on key education, platform and content metrics, impact and learnings, developing KPI’s
Develop and implement strategies in line with our organisation impact framework for effective user research and feedback from teachers and, students to inform and develop programmes and content
This is a 1 year fixed-term contract role to support with team capacity whilst our current Director of Programmes moves to an Acting CEO role. You’ll work remotely with regular travel to schools, when safe to do so. It’s full time but could be four days per week and we’ll consider other working patterns. We’ll aim to meet in London as a team every quarter. We offer flexible working, 24 days holiday and extra days off over Christmas, plus you get your birthday off.
We are committed to developing our team and supporting their career aspirations. We are incredibly proud that colleagues have gone on to work for organisations such as Pearson, the Government Digital Service, Tech UK, University of Salford, checkout com and Times Higher Education.
We have a long history of flexible and remote working across our team and believe everyone should have a good work/life balance while contributing to work they care about.
We embrace a diverse range of perspectives, skills, experience and knowledge within Apps for Good. Joining a small collaborative team means you’ll contribute to a variety of projects and everyone across the team has their voice heard and contributes to our strategy and operations.
Enthusiasm for Apps for Good’s mission
At least 3 years of experience in one or more of the following areas:
Teaching or leadership within a school
Working in an organisation or charity building relationships with schools and education providers
Programme management within the education sector
Experience managing projects independently, with strong attention to detail and process, and ability to solve problems
Experience line managing individuals and/or teams
Confident networking and engaging with stakeholders at all levels
Great interpersonal and teamwork skills, with the ability to work across the team and with external organisations
Enjoy delivering high quality presentations and pitches to external organisations
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Experience managing data and presenting metrics
Effective time management
Experience of presenting at events/conferences
How to apply
Please submit a CV and around 500 words describing why you’d like to join the team and how you meet the role requirements.
Please submit a CV and around 500 words describing why you’d like to join the team and how you meet the role requirements
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.