Teaching School Hubs Project Officer

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Teaching School Hubs

Project Officer

The role

The rundown: The DfE is committed to ensuring that

all teachers receive high quality training and develop-

ment at every stage of their career – from Initial

Teacher Training (ITT) through to leadership qualifica-

tions.

At the heart of this pledge will be Teaching Schools

Hubs (TSHs) - a network of 87 centres of excellence for

teacher training and development, focussed on some of

the best schools and MATs in the country.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in

shaping and supporting Teach First’s approach to

partnering with Teaching School Hubs to both design

and deliver our programmes—with an immediate focus

on our ECF and NPQ suite.

As the Project Officer, you will be a vital role supporting
the planning, co-ordination and implementation of the
project. The Project Officer will need to project plan
according to strict deadlines, oversee cross functional
workstreams and ensure that all work is delivered to
time and achieves the required quality & outcomes.
This includes coordinating the efforts of team members
and colleagues across the organisation.

This role is perfect for a passionate junior project
manager that is looking broaden their experience.

You’ll take ownership for:

  • Supporting the successful delivery of a critical
Teach First project
  • Working with internal stakeholders to facilitate
delivery of project objectives
  • Managing / maintaining excellent project
management and knowledge management
documentation


The detail: day-to-day work

  • Ensuring that key recruitment KPIs are monitored and

reported by region, collating data and producing

programme reports

  • Designing and managing a system for recording and

storing excellent customer management information

  • Ensuring effective communication and information is

shared internally and externally

  • Coordinating meetings with key education system-

leaders and supporting the Head of Teaching School

Hubs and Project Manager, as required

About you

The essentials:

  • Proven track record of supporting multiple workstreams
and handling obstacles effectively
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confidant coordinating meetings, minutes and manag-
ing / maintaining excellent project management docu-
mentation
  • Good Excel, SharePoint, Teams and Salesforce
knowledge
  • Ability to communicate information in a concise and
clear way to stakeholders, written and verbal

The nice to haves:

  • Knowledge of education landscape
  • Strong networking and relationship management skills
  • Strong business acumen and a general understanding
of the issues of delivery/implementation of strategic
priorities in a dynamic environment

The main responsibilities of this role are described here.
As our needs as a charity change, we may need to make
reasonable changes from time to time.

We succeed when we work together. Here’s who
you’ll be working with regularly:

  • Head of Teaching School Hubs
  • Teaching School Hubs Project Manager
  • Programme Managers in Programme Development
  • Regional Directors and School Partnerships Managers
in Programme Delivery
  • TSH workstream owners in Engagement and Strategy,
Research and Performance


More info on how the role fits in with the rest of the
team and charity:

You’ll report to: Head of Teaching School Hubs


This position is a level 2 role in the Programme Delivery
Directorate.

3 Registered charity no 1098294

More about working for us

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Our culture: We live by our principles. They underpin our culture and identity. And inform everything we do.

Find our more about our cultural principles

Diversity and inclusion: Together we’re creating a culture where everyone, from any background, can do
their best work. We want you to be able to bring your whole self to work. Find out more about what we’re

doing to improve our diversity and inclusion.

Our benefits: Our mission is critical and the work’s important, but so’s your life. We’ve put together a benefits
package that means you can live and work well. Find out more on our Working at Teach First webpages.

This role is suitable for agile and flexible working

Our agile way of working gives you flexibility. Need to start late, finish early or fancy a change of scenery?

That’s fine, our Agile Working policy focuses on what you achieve, not presenteeism.

If you need a set and regular working pattern to support your life have a chat with us about flexible working
options. Over 100 of us already have a flexible working agreement, with more than 70 different working

patterns in place. We’re ready to hear your request. Find out more via our flexible working policy .

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