Are you an experienced school leader or a senior teacher in a school setting?
Are you looking to step out of the school environment but still contribute to the Education System?
Would you like to help schools deliver the National Tutoring Programme?
Do you have experience leading school projects and have the ability to analyse and interpret education research?
* Programme Manager Role * Based in Westminster (Remote working for the foreseeable future due to COVID) * 18 month fixed term contract * Flexible Working Hours (Core Hours 10am to 4pm) * September 2020 Start * Salary 40000.00 to 50000.00 per annum * 27 days holiday (Plus 8 bank holidays)
Academics LTD are working with this Westminster based Education Charity to recruit a schools liaison manager to work in partnership with schools to deliver the National Tutoring Programme.
This Education Charity works alongside the Department for Education to fund and deliver grant maintained projects to support school leadership teams to help raise attainment and close the disadvantage gap.
The National Tutoring Programme has been set up to support mainstream schools to work with children who have fallen behind due to the pandemic. As the Sector gears up for the new term there are growing concerns about the widening attainment gap.
As a National Tutoring Programme Manager you will work as part of the Charities National Tutoring Programme team, to spend their budget and deliver their programme. You will be responsible for designing the funding criteria for the Tuition Partnerships the charity works with. Selecting the tutoring organisations to fund and managing grants over the first year of the National Tutoring Partnership. This will include monitoring and reporting on delivery and ensuring the work is appropriately evaluated.
Your main responsibilities
* Develop the Tutoring Programme funding criteria and approach, ensuring this is as useful to the tutoring and school sectors as possible * Set up reporting systems to enable the close monitoring of the * Build and maintain a pipeline of strong Tutoring Programme grants * Work closely with colleagues and external teams to design Tutoring Programme projects and evaluations * Manage relationships with funded organisations and support them throughout the project * Work with co-funders of Tutoring Programme to provide the necessary information on delivery
Guidance and Reporting
* Work with colleagues to ensure Tutoring Programme evaluation reports are accurate and accessible * Work with other EEF colleagues to produce practical and actionable practitioner-facing Tutoring Programme guidance reports,
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
* An ability to analyse a project's prospects of success and anticipate any problems it might face, taking into account the wider research and the context it will be operating in * An ability to analyse and interpret education research * An ability to contribute to the design of robust evaluations * Strong relationship management skills * Exceptional communication skills * A strong track record of delivery and achievement * An ability to work well in a team and a small organisation, offering a hands-on approach * An entrepreneurial, flexible and pragmatic approach, with an ability to balance a commitment to rigour with accessibility and impact * A genuine interest in the education sector and a commitment to the aims and mission of the EEF * A willingness to travel occasionally to project sites. * Be educated to degree level
For further details about this role please and to apply please get in touch with a copy of your CV. Applications close on the 15th August. Interviews will be arranged W/C 31st August.