Director of Teacher Development, Greenwich

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days


Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £73,577£3000 London Weighting Allowance
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

To build a fair education for all, we need to unlock the potential in all children – not just some. Together, we’re making it happen. Every day, our work takes us closer to a better future. But we need to do more. It’s a big challenge – and we need your help to take it on.

As the Director of Teacher Development, you will be responsible for leading all of our current Teacher Development programmes and overseeing the development of new programmes. This includes our current Training Programme, which has 3000 active trainees progressing through Qualified Teacher Status and a Postgraduate Diploma. You will lead the development and launch of new programmes such as our Early Career Framework. You’ll be responsible for a department of around 19 employees. You will spend time working with colleagues across our organisation to make sure our trainees and programme members get the best experience and are set up help us build a fair education for all. Your work will involve representing us externally on advisory boards with the Department of Education and Ofsted. Managing relationships and partnerships with senior stakeholders is schools, universities and other organisations will also be part of your role.

  • Do you have expert knowledge of Teacher Development?
  • Do you have experience in leading large-scale programmes?
  • Do you have experience in managing a department or team?
  • Can you build effective relationships with senior internal and external stakeholders?

Yes to the above? Then we want to hear from you. You might be our next Director of Teacher Development.

Please note, interviews will be held on Friday 13th December.

Take a look at the job description and then 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.

To apply for a vacancy at Teach First you are required to complete an application on our careers website. If you are applying via an external job board you will be redirected to our careers website where you should complete your application. We will not progress any applications that have not been submitted in this way.

More about TeachFirst
Address: National Office & London - Local Area Office, 6 Mitre Passage, Greenwich, London, SE10 0ER, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 3862 8000
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Teach First is an independent educational charity, Reg. No. 1098294, established in 2002 to directly address the problem of educational disadvantage.  Now in its eighth year, Teach First has already changed the lives of thousands of young people...