Achievement Partner Primary North West - Merseyside

Job Roles:
Other - schools related roles, Specialist, Coach
Organisation Type:
Other Workplaces
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
North West
Contract Term:
Fixed Term
Salary Description:
12th Aug 2019
Start Date:
Teach First
Job Ref:

Achievement Partner Primary North West - Merseyside

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Vacancy ID VN209
Vacancy Name Achievement Partner Primary North West - Merseyside
Directorate Programme Delivery
Department Programme Delivery
Team North West

Job Details

The link between low income and low academic attainment is greater in the UK than almost any other developed nation. Children eligible for free school meals are less likely to get good GCSEs and go on to higher education. This makes it more likely they will struggle throughout their lives, widening social inequality. It’s a cycle that we’re determined to break.

The Achievement Partner supports, guides and coaches school senior leadership teams throughout the two-year Leading Together programme, based on schools’ contexts. This includes helping teams to understand their school needs, create a robust plan, and implement strategies to make lasting improvements across the whole school. The Achievement Partner acts as an objective pair of eyes for the leadership team – supporting the teams’ visions for their schools while also picking the right moments to constructively challenge.

Do you want to make a real difference to school children in the areas of greatest need? Become an Achievement Partner.

The ideal candidate has substantial experience in senior leadership and successfully working with others to develop and implement improvement strategies. You are an experienced, consultants/current or former headteachers or established vice principal/deputy headteacher with experience of delivering sustained improvement. You have strong relationship building experience and an ability to build credible, trusting relationships with senior stakeholders quickly. You have significant experience of delivering programmes and content to drive senior leader progress, significant experience of coaching, and developing senior colleagues as a group and as individuals.

There will be a two-stage interview process. If your initial application is successful you will be asked to attend an interview on Friday 13th September 2019 in Manchester. The second stage of the process, taking place on Wednesday 18th September 2019 in Manchester.

The day when no child’s future is limited by their background is coming, yet, there is still more to be done. Join us and help us ensure every child in the UK has a fair shot at their ambitions.

Contract Type Fixed term employee
Contract End Date 01 Apr 2022
Contract Basis Full Time
Contractual Hours 37.50
Job Level 4
Job Location North West (Manchester)
DBS Required? Enhanced with Barred List
Starting Salary (£)66,000.00

Compensation & Benefits Roles based in London will also receive £3,000 London Weighting Allowance. Please note Salary, London Weighting Allowance and Annual Leave entitlement will be pro rata for part time and fixed term positions.

Teach First’s core benefits include 27 days holiday per annum (3 of which must be taken during the one-week holiday shutdown period between Christmas Day and New Year's Day), participation in the pension scheme via Salary Exchange (with an employer contribution of up to 6%), life assurance, income protection and private healthcare. Through our flexible benefits platform access to interest free travel season ticket loan, subsidised dental membership, health screening, discounted gym membership, travel insurance, Give As You Earn and the option to buy/sell annual leave.

Next Steps: We aim to update candidates on whether or not we’ll take their application forward within 10 working days of the closing date. We reserve the right to close for application at any time

Closing Date 01 Sep 2019

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