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Job details

Job details
Employer Institute of Physics
Location Westminster
Salary £44,000 – £50,000
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

 We are looking for an ambitious, visionary educational leader with an interest in and commitment to teacher professionalism to join our Education department as Head of Programme (Teacher Professional Support).

Responsibilities include:

Strategic development of professional support

  • Implementation of programmes
  • Development of projects
  • Management and reporting
  •  Liaison and representation
  • Policy development

Further tasks and responsibilities are detailed within the job description.

About you

We are looking for a reliable and proactive person with leadership experience to join our Education team as a Head of Programme: Teacher Professional Support. The successful candidate will be an effective team player with a strategic approach to planning and organising complex, long-term projects.

You will need a proven ability of managing people and projects and a very secure knowledge of the education landscape, especially related to teacher professional development. You must have proven ability to lead teams that include remote workers. You need to be an excellent communicator, with the ability to connect with a wide range of colleagues including senior members of partners and funding organisations. You will also be passionate about the importance of an excellent education in physics.

About us

The Institute of Physics is a charity that works to support all those who share a passion for physics. We have been inspiring the physics community and beyond for more than 140 years through our network of members in the UK, Ireland and internationally. Our work encourages people to develop their interest in physics, whether in the classroom, in colleges and universities, in businesses, or at home. We do this by breaking traditional boundaries and crossing into the arts, sport and innovation.

This is an exciting time to join the team in our central London office. As we move into the next phase of our five-year strategy, which will include our move to the heart of the redevelopment in King’s Cross, close to partners such as Wellcome and Google, we are seeking new talent to help us create a contemporary organisation that is fit for the future.

Salary: £44,000 – £50,000

Hours: 35 hours

Contract: Permanent

Closing date for applications: Sunday 19 March 2017

Interviews to be held: 30 March 2017 or 3 April 2017

Locations and contacts

Head Office
76 Portland Place
United Kingdom
+44 20 7470 4848