Programme Leadership, Birmingham, London or Manchester

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Ambition InstituteBirmingham, London or Manchester

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: From £40,000 per annum + LW (if applicable)
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for talented individuals and experienced leaders to join our Programme Leadership team in Birmingham, London or Manchester and welcome applications from both primary and secondary specialists. You will lead the collaboration of specialist teams from across the division and wider organisation. The Associate Dean will assure all aspects of execution in order to deliver a high impact outcome and will be an expert facilitator across various groups of educators.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Teaching and school leadership experience;
  • A good understanding of at least one major customer group (teachers, middle leaders, senior leaders, headteachers, executive leaders), schools and the wider education system.
  • A good understanding of the principles of effective training and development.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating/influencing skills with the ability to draw stakeholders together for a shared goal.
  • Excellent organisation, programme and project management skills and a strong delivery track record.
  • Excellent team management skills, ideally in a virtual team or project structure.
  • Previous experience managing multiple, competing demands, including good budget management skills.
  • Champion of our values and embody them in interactions with colleagues and partners.
  • Mission: a strong commitment to education, the non-profit sector and raising the aspirations, achievements and life chances of all children
  • Be a committed and generous team worker, to whom going above and beyond expectations for their colleagues is second nature.


  • Qualified to degree level (2:1 equivalent or above);
  • Qualified to teach in the UK (hold QTS);
  • Masters degree;
  • Significant experience facilitating across various groups of educators.

Our offer

We are happy to be able to offer you:

  • Agile working - a dynamic and flexible internal culture that gives employees control over the way they work and supports wellbeing
  • A competitive annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus bank holidays
  • A generous employer pension contribution of 11% (10% pension plus 1% NI rebate)
  • Competitive salaries rates and life assurance
  • Access to an interest free season ticket and bike loans, as well as eyecare vouchers
  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which provides confidential support for employees on personal or work-related matters.
  • A robust learning and development offer that ensures your continuous professional development

How to apply

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Job location

More about Ambition Institute
Address: South Office, 65 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6TD, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 121 796 1013