Participant Development Lead - Secondary 0.6 FTE, Orpington

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Date posted:
Start date: May or August 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £40,070
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Participant Development Lead - 0.6 FTE

Dates: May or August 2018 

Salary: £40,070 + benefits 

We are currently only accepting applications for:

Secondary specialists in Wales

The Participant Development Lead is a unique new role, which is central to the participant experience and a cornerstone of the new programme. You will work in a community of expert practitioners and provide exceptional support to participants throughout their two year training programme. You will ensure they complete the programme, achieve profound pupil impact in their classrooms, and develop into lifelong leaders working towards the Teach First vision where no child’s educational success is limited by their socio-economic background. 


•Opportunity to utilise, refine and reflect on your leadership, coaching and mentoring experience    

•Role specific intensive induction programme and national training events    

•Join a role group of over 80 PDLs across the country to strengthen your skillset    

•Broaden your commercial understanding and professional experience by working for a UK top charity with 600 employees (and growing)    

•Play a vital role in changing the future of education in the UK    

Experience required 

•Qualified teacher status (PGCE, or equivalent)    

•Extensive teaching experience essential    

•Proven leadership skills, with the ability to hold others to account   

•Extensive experience in developing classroom practice and supporting and developing trainee teachers    

•Experience in the required phases for each area (please see the full job description for more information)        


You’ll work with schools across a local geographical area and when you’re not visiting participants then the local Teach First office will be your base (with options to work from home too).       

How to apply 

If you believe you have the skills to support others to become inspirational leaders and teachers then we want to hear from you. To apply, you’ll need complete an application form and send to us along with your CV through an online application form.

Job location

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Address: 1st Floor Sophia House, 28 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9LJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920 660252