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Employer TeachFirst - London
Location Greenwich
Salary £40,070 per year (London includes £3000 London Weighting Allowance)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts August 2017

Job Title: Participant Development Lead   

Location: We have had an incredibly successful first few rounds of recruitment for this role, and we are now recruiting for the following areas and phases only:  

East of England: Primary & Secondary  

London: Early Years  

North East: Secondary  

South West: Secondary  

Yorkshire & the Humber: Primary  

South East: Early Years  

South Coast: Secondary  

Contract Type: Permanent  

Salary: £40,070 + excellent benefits    

Start Date: August 2017   

The Participant Development Lead (PDL) is accountable for ensuring Teach First participants (trainee teachers) complete the Teach First Leadership Development Programme, develop into lifelong leaders, and meet the organisation’s pupil impact targets in their classrooms. They will orchestrate all aspects of support provided to participants including that from university tutors and school-based mentors to ensure participants thrive and complete the programme as engaged ambassadors (alumni of the Teach First programme).  

Essential Requirements: 

• Qualified teacher status with experience of working in a leadership capacity within a school environment  

• Evidence of delivering great outcomes for students  

• Outstanding knowledge of Teachers’ Standards and/or the Qualified Teacher Status  

• A minimum of two years’ teacher training or development experience: developing, mentoring and coaching inexperienced teachers within a training route (for example PGCE, SCITT, Schools Direct, Teach First)  

• Experience of teaching in a range of institutions across England and/or Wales, with a particular focus on those serving low-income communities  

Desirable Requirements:  

• Masters-level qualification in education or leadership and/or experience of teaching Masters-level qualification  

• Experience of innovative coaching and mentoring practices  

• Demonstrable knowledge of evidence-based teacher practices and evaluating interventions in a school setting  

• Demonstrable expertise in a particular subject or phase pedagogy (Early Years, primary or secondary)  

For a full job description, information on our benefits and to apply please click the ‘apply now’ button.

About the employer

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...

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