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Dissemination & Impact

Content Specialist - Maths/Numeracy (FTC)

Home based (within region)

Job Ref
CS072022
Location
Home based (within region)
Salary
c.£45,000 - £50,000 (D.O.E) + plus benefits

Vacancy - Content Specialist - Maths/Numeracy
Reference - CS072022
Location - United Kingdom
Function/Specialism - Charity
Minimum Salary - £45,000
Maximum Salary - £50,000
Expiry Date - 05 September 2022

2 or 5 term Secondment (or Fixed Term contract) either from January 2023 and August 2023; or 5 terms from January 2023 to August 2024

Home-based with frequent travel

The Role

The role of Content Specialist will act as a content expert, helping drive the use and engagement of the EEF’s evidence in their specific areas of classroom practice, primarily by developing tools, resources and communications, related to the EEF’s evidence products (e.g. guidance reports).

Your responsibilities include:

- Supporting the updating and the development of relevant EEF Guidance Reports and other evidence summaries
- Co-ordinating the development of subject-specific campaigns in their area of specialism, working closely with the Senior Content Manager and the National Content & Engagement Manager
- Co-ordinating the development and maintenance of high-quality, actionable and relevant resources and tools related to the guidance reports and other evidence summaries across EEF and the Research School Network.
- Supporting the development of bespoke training and professional development to support regional partnerships and work with regional and national organisations that have a focus on the relevant specialism
- Gathering school engagement insights from teachers and schools (via school engagement channels such as focus groups, and/or liaison with Research School colleagues)
- Producing targeted communications, such as EEF blogs or podcast contributions, to promote content campaigns
- Supporting the policy team with expert insights into their area of specialism, including current school priorities and practices

Developing tools & resources:

- Translate and exemplify research evidence, and related EEF resources, such as guidance reports, in their area of specialism
- Act as the main point of contact for the EEF for practitioners and partners seeking information or collaboration regarding their area of specialism, signposting to evidence-based resources, interventions and appropriate people
- Take a lead on school engagement approaches, such as focus groups, related to their specialism to garner practice insights

Co-ordinating campaigns:

- Work closely with the Senior Content Manager and the National Content & Engagement Manager to develop and monitor a co-ordinated campaign based on their area of specialism
- Coordinate that campaign and support its alignment with policy priorities, being a go-to person for the policy team
- Build and maintain a strong network of contacts with research bodies, delivery partners, system leaders, key influencers, headteachers, classroom teachers and other stakeholders in their area of specialism
- Identify and build relationships with other potential delivery partners to enhance capacity
- Identify, enthuse and support a diverse group of advocates for evidence use in their area of specialism
- Develop the knowledge and understanding of the Research Schools as EEF’s key delivery partners, as well as understanding the national picture
- Support the development of professional development and regional/national partnerships in their area of specialism

About You

You must be able to demonstrate the following:

- The ability and credibility to act as an effective ambassador for the EEF
- The ability to articulate clearly the value and the role of evidence in driving improvements in pupil attainment
- Teaching experience in English schools in the last five years
- A track record of developing and/or delivering CPD and supporting staff across a school, group of schools, or an organisation
- A good understanding of the evidence around implementation and professional development
- Strong relationship management and communication skills
- An understanding of the causes and consequences of the attainment gap in English schools
- An understanding of the cultures of both practice and research in your area of specialism
- An ability to develop high-quality resources that support teachers to enact and implement effective practices in the classroom and across school/s
- A broad knowledge of research findings and appropriate methodology in your area of specialism
- An entrepreneurial approach and an ability to adapt to a small, ambitious organisation
- An ability to work well in a team and offer a hands-on approach
- A commitment to the aims of the EEF
- A willingness to travel to London regularly and to occasionally stay overnight
- An understanding of the education landscape in your area of specialism

The Benefits

-Salary of £45,000-£50,000 DOE
-27 days’ holiday a year (plus 8 bank holidays) and 2 Christmas closure days
-Pension scheme matched with 5% employer contributions
-Flexible start and end working times
-Flexible working opportunities
-Life insurance cover
-Interest-free season ticket loan and cycle scheme
-Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave pay
-Confidential access to Employee Assistance Programme

If this exciting role sounds like a good fit for you, we look forward to hearing from you.

Applications close: 5th September 2022 (23:59)
First round interviews: w/c 19th September
Second round interviews: w/c 26th September

All EEF staff are subject to a check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The level of check which will apply shall be an “Enhanced” level check.

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

Click on the Apply Now button.

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Function
Dissemination & Impact
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
40 hours per week including a one hour lunch break


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Programmes

Programmes Recruitment and Engagement Manager (FTC)

London Office (Hybrid)

Job Ref
AF082022
Location
London Office (Hybrid)
Salary
c.£40,000 - £50,000 (D.O.E) + plus benefits

Programmes Recruitment and Engagement Manager
Fixed Term Contract for 3 years
London (hybrid working with a minimum 20% of your time office based)

The Role

The EEF is seeking a Programmes Recruitment and Engagement Manager to play a crucial role delivering the EEF’s Accelerator Fund (AF) activity, a 3-year DfE-funded package of work to expand the use of evidence-based programmes in schools across England. The funding will support the EEF to commission a number of evaluations (usually randomised controlled trials) of programmes in schools to generate evidence on what works to improve educational outcomes, and also to scale up programmes that have shown evidence of impact on attainment through previous EEF trials.

Your responsibilities include:
-Lead the development and implementation of the EEF’s strategy for supporting AF project school recruitment. This will involve close work with the EEF’s Dissemination and Impact, Programmes, Communications and Policy teams, as well as DfE.
-Design and oversee the delivery of a strategy for engaging with 55 priority LAs (Education Investment Areas) that have been prioritised for AF.
-Work with AF EEF funded programmes on optimising their school recruitment strategies and ensure coordination between grantee and EEF recruitment activity.
-Organise and deliver webinars to schools to encourage them to sign up to AF EEF trials and programmes.
-Monitor school recruitment across all AF projects, putting in place additional support for specific projects where required, closely working with the relevant EEF Programme Manager, and updating recruitment planning in response to data on regional engagement.
-Regularly review, monitor, and evaluate the effectiveness of the AF school recruitment support activity.
-Report on AF EEF school recruitment activity to DfE and internal EEF stakeholders.
-Ensure that all communications outputs on EEF AF projects and trials are accurate, high quality, and effective.
-Line manage the work of the Recruitment Support Officer, who will support the AF school recruitment strategy and activity.
-Build effective relationships with senior school leaders in target regions and nationally, such as -Headteacher Associations, Multi-Academy Trusts, Local Authorities, and Curriculum Hubs to maximise opportunities and build essential links with the schools in relation to AF, whilst being well co-ordinated with EEF regional and national activity led by the Dissemination and Impact team.
-Work with EEF Research Schools and Regional Leads to support AF trial and programme school recruitment, especially those that fall in the 55 Education Investment Areas.

About You

You must be able to demonstrate the following:

-Strong organisational and project management skills
-Experience representing an organisation in an outward facing role
-Experience of working with schools/in the education sector
-Ability to develop and cultivate effective relationships with a range of education stakeholders at all levels, based on trust and mutual respect
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences, especially schools and education sector organisations
-Ability to work flexibly and proactively and drive successful cross-team working
-Ability to work under-pressure with enthusiasm and to the standard expected by EEF
-Ability to work on own initiative while being a proactive team player
-A commitment to, and a role model for, EEF’s aims and mission, equality & diversity, customer service and quality assurance.

The Benefits

-Salary of £40,000-£50,000 DOE
-27 days’ holiday a year (plus 8 bank holidays) and 2 festive season closure days
-Pension scheme matched with 5% employer contributions
-Flexible start and end working times
-Flexible working opportunities
-Life insurance cover
-Interest-free season ticket loan and cycle scheme
-Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave pay
-Confidential access to Employee Assistance Programme

If this exciting role sounds like a good fit for you, we look forward to hearing from you.

Applications close: 24th August 2022 (23:59 GMT or BST)
First round interviews: w/c 5th September
Second round interviews: w/c 12th September

All EEF staff are subject to a check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The level of check which will apply shall be an “Enhanced” level check.

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

Click on the Apply Now button.

Function
Programmes
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
40 hours per week including a one hour lunch break


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