Job Opportunities

Programme Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed individual to lead on the operational delivery of our nationally accredited professional development programmes for school teachers and leaders. If you are excited by a challenge, are hardworking, solution focussed and possess the skills, knowledge and commitment to fulfil this role, we would love to hear from you!

Learners First is a successful school-based partnership based in South Yorkshire and, following a sustained period of growth and the development of new opportunities across the partnership, we are looking to expand and enhance the team with the addition of this exciting new role. As a forward thinking, dynamic and innovative organisation, we are looking for a highly motived, talented and committed individual to join our central team. The successful ‘Programme Manager’ will be responsible for the successful operational delivery of a range of our professional development programmes (including nationally accredited programmes). This will involve managing several key projects simultaneously and driving activity to ensure programmes are delivered to a high standard, on time, within budget and adhere to all contractual requirements. This new role will be both challenging and rewarding and will require the successful individual to act as the main interface between Learners First and a range of wider stakeholders to successfully drive forward this key area of work. Therefore, this role will include building strong, professional relationships with school leaders, programme facilitators and participants as well as managing the contractual accountability and relationships with external organisations.

The Programme Manager role is a fantastic opportunity for a forward thinking individual with a passion and proven track record of delivering and supporting the professional development of teachers and school/MAT leaders at all levels and from all phases and school contexts. The successful applicant will have a secure understanding of the challenges associated with the current educational landscape and the implications for teachers and leaders in schools. They will be committed to providing high quality learning experiences, strive for continuous improvement and possess excellent organisational and communication skills, including the ability and acumen to develop and implement effective stakeholder engagement and communication strategies. Although the job description and person specification detail the key responsibilities and requirements, as this is a new role within the team, there will be ample opportunity for the successful individual to help shape and influence how this role develops.

Further details of the role are included in the attached together with the application form.

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