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Head of Communications

London, UK

Job Ref
HoC_Sept_2021
Location
London, UK

About Us

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.

We do this by summarising the best available evidence in plain language for busy, time-poor teachers and senior leaders, generating new evidence of ‘what works’, and what doesn’t work to improve teaching and learning, and supporting teachers and senior leaders across the country to use this evidence to achieve the maximum possible benefit for children and young people.

The Role

The Head of Communications is responsible for the comprehensive leadership, planning and coordination of the EEF communications. Reporting to the Director of Impact, this role is for someone with advanced skills in both strategic planning and delivering effective communications. The ability to establish and deliver a comprehensive communications strategy that is meaningful and coherent, with the buy-in of key stakeholders. Day-to-day responsibilities will include delivery of key communication activities, in collaboration with Heads of departments and the executive team.

About You

To join us as a Head of Communications, you will need:

• Deep knowledge of the education sector and a demonstrated commitment to the aims of the EEF
• Solid professional communications experience required including experience producing content, media relations, and managing social media accounts
• Understanding of the need for and value of a visual identity and branding
• Relationship management skills to facilitate the buy-in and progress of the communications strategy across the range of parties involved
• Understanding of risks in media work and interactions, including politics, legal, reputational and brand risk, etc
• Ability to conceptualise, create and deliver an organisational communications strategy
• A proactive, flexible and pragmatic approach, with an ability to balance a commitment to rigour with accessibility and impact

What you can expect from us

• Salary of c£55,000+ per annum DOE
• Flexible start and end working times (core hours between 10am and 4pm)
• 27 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
• Pension matched with a 5% employer contribution
• Life insurance cover
• Interest-free season ticket loan and cycle scheme
• Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave pay (conditions apply)
• Access to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please select the apply button, download the job description and submit your application via our online recruitment portal.

Key Dates
Closing date: 10 October 2021
1st Stage Interviews: w/c 18 October 2021
2nd Stage Interviews: w/c 26 October 2021

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original timeframe.

The EEF is committed to create a workforce that is diverse, promotes inclusion and supports everyone to progress and achieve, regardless of background characteristics.

To assist us in understanding how we are progressing to meet these aims and to identify areas for further focus, we are seeking your support to collect information to produce and monitor equal opportunities aggregate statistics.

As part of the application, you’ll be invited to complete an Equal Opportunities section. Completing the form is not mandatory and will not affect or be linked to your application.

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in working at the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). If you have any queries, please contact us (contact details can be found on our website).

Function
Development & Communications
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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Dissemination & Impact

Regional Delivery Lead (North East)

Home based (within region)

Job Ref
RDL_NorthEast_Sept21
Location
Home based (within region)

About Us

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.

We do this by summarising the best available evidence in plain language for busy, time-poor teachers and senior leaders, generating new evidence of ‘what works’ and what doesn’t work to improve teaching and learning and supporting teachers and senior leaders across the country to use this evidence to achieve the maximum possible benefit for children and young people.

Both the generation of new evidence and the support for educators to use the existing evidence are at the heart of the EEF’s activity. The Early Pipeline Development Leads and the new strand of work they will support bring these elements together in supporting the earliest stage of the evidence pipeline.

This work is an important addition to our approaches to date, we hope to provide focused efforts to support programme development around evidence practice gaps, and in doing this draw upon and learn from the expertise of other organisations.

We are now looking for a part-time Regional Delivery Lead to support our work across North East of England.

About the Role

As the Regional Delivery Lead, you will act as a broker between the EEF, schools and key intermediaries in the NorthEast region (such as research schools, local authorities and maths hubs). You will ensure that schools can access the high-quality support, training and coaching available from the Research School Network and other EEF partners.

The core purpose of this work is to ensure that EEF’s evidence and resources are reaching schools, particularly those in disadvantaged circumstances.

Main responsibilities will include:
• Build and maintain a strong network of contacts with system leaders, key influencers and headteachers
• Ensure the Research Schools are recognised as key delivery partners in the region by working closely with them and the central EEF team
• Develop a deep understanding of local and regional school improvement priorities to support engagement
• Monitor and provide quality assurance regarding the implementation of CPD and training from all delivery partners

*This role is 0.4-0.6 FTE and fixed term August 2023.

About You

As the Regional Delivery Lead for the North East region, you will have:

• A commitment to the aims of the EEF
• A good understanding of the value and the role of evidence in driving improvements in pupil attainment
• An understanding of the education landscape in your home region
• A track record of relationship & project management and delivering change across a school or organisation

The Benefits

- FTE Salary of £45,000 - £50,000 per annum DOE
- Flexible start and end working times (core hours between 10am and 4pm)
- 27 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
- Pension matched with a 5% employer contribution
- Life insurance cover
- Interest-free season ticket loan and cycle scheme
- Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave pay (conditions apply)
- Access to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please select the apply button shown and download the recruitment pack.

The closing date for applications is the 4 October 2021 (23:59).
1st Interviews: w/c 11 October 2021
2nd Interviews: w/c 18 October 2021

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

The EEF is committed to creating a diverse environment and ensuring that all qualified applicants receive equal consideration for employment. We are committed to fair and inclusive recruitment practices (and are open to job shares, secondments, part time and flexible working schedules).

Contact Us
Thank you for your interest in working at the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). If you have any queries, please contact us.

Function
Dissemination & Impact
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Regional Delivery Administrator

London, UK

Job Ref
RDA_SEPT21
Location
London, UK

About Us

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.

We do this by summarising the best available evidence in plain language for busy, time-poor teachers and senior leaders, generating new evidence of ‘what works’ and what doesn’t work to improve teaching and learning and supporting teachers and senior leaders across the country to use this evidence to achieve the maximum possible benefit for children and young people.

The Role

The EEF is seeking a Regional Delivery Administrator to provide administrative and logistical support that facilitates the smooth running of the Dissemination & Impact team – organising people, information and other resources.

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:
• Provide logistical and administrative support to the D&I team (including Regional Leads, Content Specialists and D&I Leadership) as they broker and coordinate evidence-informed school improvement activities.
• Support the central sub-team within D&I to effectively manage the delivery of EEF’s work across the regions.
• Provide logistical and administrative support to the Research School Network as and when required.
• Provide support for Research School Network training, conferences and events (will require occasional travel within England).

*This role is fixed-term for 1 year

About You

To join us as a Regional Delivery Administrator, you will need:

• To act as a representative and ambassador of the EEF
• Experience of providing logistical and administrative support in an organisation or school
• Able to build and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders and relate to people at all levels
• The capacity to prioritise and work across multiple tasks, delivering a high volume of quality work to meet deadlines

What you can expect from us:

• Salary of c£20,000 - £27,000 per annum DOE
• Flexible start and end working times (core hours between 10am and 4pm)
• 27 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
• Pension matched with a 5% employer contribution
• Life insurance cover
• Interest-free season ticket loan and cycle scheme
• Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave pay (conditions apply)
• Access to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme

How to Apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please download the recruitment pack and submit your application via our online recruitment portal.

Key Dates

Application Close: 26 September 2021 (23:59 BST)
1st Stage Interviews: w/c 4 October 2021
2nd Stage Interviews: w/c 11 October 2021

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original timeframe.

The EEF is committed to create a workforce that is diverse, promotes inclusion and supports everyone to progress and achieve, regardless of background characteristics.

To assist us in understanding how we are progressing to meet these aims and to identify areas for further focus, we are seeking your support to collect information to produce and monitor equal opportunities aggregate statistics.

As part of the application, you’ll be invited to complete an Equal Opportunities section. Completing the form is not mandatory and will not affect or be linked to your application.

Contact Us
Thank you for your interest in working at the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). If you have any queries, please contact us (contact details can be found on our website).

Function
Dissemination & Impact
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Early Pipeline Development Lead

London Office or Home based (within the UK only)

Job Ref
EPDL_Sept_Internal
Location
London Office or Home based (within the UK only)

About Us

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.

We do this by summarising the best available evidence in plain language for busy, time-poor teachers and senior leaders, generating new evidence of ‘what works’ and what doesn’t work to improve teaching and learning and supporting teachers and senior leaders across the country to use this evidence to achieve the maximum possible benefit for children and young people.

Both the generation of new evidence and the support for educators to use the existing evidence are at the heart of the EEF’s activity. The Early Pipeline Development Leads and the new strand of work they will support bring these elements together in supporting the earliest stage of the evidence pipeline.

This work is an important addition to our approaches to date, we hope to provide focused efforts to support programme development around evidence practice gaps, and in doing this draw upon and learn from the expertise of other organisations.

About the Role
The two roles are focused on leading the day to day work to deliver the early pipeline development project activity. This is a new area of work with significant time pressure and delivery expectations and great opportunity for development.

The way these roles are funded means the schools which will be involved in the early stage feasibility testing will be primarily located in the three RSC regions: North, East Midlands and Humber; and West Midlands.

Main responsibilities will include:

• Identification, support and setup of early pipeline development projects
• Supporting the recruitment and engagement of schools with the feasibility testing
• Provide advice, support and ongoing relationship management to Research School teams in the design of intervention/implementation packages and feedback cycles

*Fixed term till August 2023

About You

As the Early Pipeline Development Leads, you will have:

• A commitment to the aims of the EEF
• An understanding of the education landscape and the school system.
• An ability to articulate the role of evidence in driving improvements in pupil attainment
• A track record of project management and delivery

The Benefits

- Salary of £45,000 - £50,000 per annum DOE
- Flexible start and end working times (core hours between 10am and 4pm)
- 27 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays
- Pension matched with a 5% employer contribution
- Life insurance cover
- Interest-free season ticket loan and cycle scheme
- Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave pay (conditions apply)
- Access to a confidential Employee Assistance Programme

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please select the apply button shown and download the recruitment pack.

The closing date for applications is 4 October 2021 (23:59).
1st Interviews: w/c 11 October 2021
2nd Interviews: w/c 18 October 2021

We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.

If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please contact our Human Resources team to request arrangements for an application to be submitted within the original time frame.

The EEF is committed to creating a diverse environment and ensuring that all qualified applicants receive equal consideration for employment. We are committed to fair and inclusive recruitment practices (and are open to job shares, secondments, part time and flexible working schedules).

Function
Dissemination & Impact
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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