Head of Networks, Greenwich

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £47,426
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The link between low income and low academic attainment is greater in the UK than almost any other developed nation. Children eligible for free school meals are less likely to get good GCSEs and go on to higher education. This makes it more likely they will struggle throughout their lives, widening social inequality. It’s a cycle that we’re determined to break.

This role will develop and implement all aspects of the Network Development strategy, including; how we engage ambassadors in all roles and regions through inspirational communications across all channels. You will also be implementing how we develop high-impact, largely self-sustaining networks in the areas that need them most. As well as looking at how we monitor and measure the success of our work with both the broader ambassador community and the networks within and beyond it.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in alumni mobilisation, be experienced in building successful, growing and self-sustaining networks, be a strategic thinker, an effective project manager, a strong line manager and an excellent communicator. We expect the ideal candidate to be skilled in using research to inform approach to building networks. They will be able to demonstrate a proficient ability to develop projects using best practice project management tools and techniques all whilst being able to monitor the implementation of multiple projects

The day when no child’s future is limited by their background is coming, yet, there is still more to be done. Join us and help us ensure every child in the UK has a fair shot at their ambitions.

To apply for a vacancy at Teach First you are required to complete an application on our careers website. Please have your CV and Cover Letter ready to upload. 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.

We aim to update candidates on whether or not we’ll take their application forward within 10 working days of the closing date. For this role, interviews are likely to take place on an adhoc basis. We reserve the right to close for application at any time.

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...