Location Islington, London, Greater London
Job Type Permanent
Category Advice, Information , Teaching
Sectors : Education
Close date: Monday 21st September 2015
Job Reference : Network Officer
TDT launched in May 2012 and has forged partnerships with almost all of the major education organisations and government. Our National Teacher Enquiry Network has grown rapidly and is supporting schools to embed evidence-based and effective approaches to teaching. It is making a real difference to teachers and pupils across the country.
Our innovative national database of training, GoodCPDGuide.com, is driving up standards in professional development and allowing teachers to access the most effective courses and consultancy to improve their schools.
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a fast-growing and influential education charity.
As part of our team your responsibilities and duties will include;
– Liaising with schools to support them in their professional development, including specific input around Lesson Study and the resources that TDT provides.
– Visiting and auditing schools’ processes and systems around professional development and identifying areas of strength and areas for development.
– Relationship management and support: Supporting the organisation’s key stakeholders including providers, schools, mentors and teachers. This involves regular communication (email, phone and face to face), including responding to provider, teacher and school enquiries.
– Creating and updating new resources to support the best quality professional development in schools.
– Marketing and Social Media: working with members of the team to raise the profile of NTEN and expand its reach.
– NTEN event planning and delivery: working with members of the team to deliver high quality conferences for the NTEN Member schools.
– Maintaining and monitoring NTEN databases: dealing with user queries and issues, running and updating activity reports on NTEN projects and progress and updating the NTEN database as required.
– Supporting the NTEN Programme Manager in the strategic development of NTEN, as a fast growing and expanding network.
– Administrative Support: undertaking administrative tasks involved in the all of the above.
Our ideal candidate will have;
– University Graduate
– Previous experience, including professional experience in the education sector
– A strong commitment to education, the non-profit sector and improving educational outcomes for children
– Knowledge of the current educational landscape, including an understanding of professional development and teacher enquiry
– Knowledge of the Japanese model of professional learning known as Lesson Study
– Excellent interpersonal, relationship management and communication skills with a proven ability to develop effective networks
– Ability to work with and relate to people from diverse backgrounds
– Ability to offer effective advice and support on a range of educational issues, including professional development and training
– Analytical thinking and writing skills
– Administrative experience; excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
– Flexibility, ability to adapt to an ever changing, growing organisation and be self-motivated
– Computer/IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
– Experience of using Salesforce or equivalent
Previous experience, including professional experience in the education sector: 1 year
To apply: please email the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
– Cover Letter – please explain why you want to work for the Teacher Development Trust and in the non-profit/education sector and how your work experience is relevant to this role. Please also state where you saw this job role advertised.
2 references (these will not be taken up until after interview)
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interview. Interviews are likely to take place during week commencing 19th October.
Due to the anticipated volume of applications we are unfortunately unable to provide detailed feedback.