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Programme Delivery Director

Location:
Reading
Salary Details:
£55,000 - £60,000 (dependent on experience)
15 Mar 2021
About the role

Job type: full-time, permanent

Education Development Trust is at an exciting juncture in our UK work. We are currently growing our programme suite, building on the success of programmes such as our Early Career Professional Development Programme and a number of other major projects for the DfE. We are looking to recruit for a variety of roles to support us in this new phase of our work as we continue to deliver impactful programmes for teachers and leaders within schools.  

We are seeking an experienced programme delivery specialist to lead two new professional development contracts. Overseeing the work of two Programme Delivery Managers and a multidisciplinary teams working across the programmes, the Programme Delivery Director will be responsible for the delivery and overall success of this work. They will lead the team to meet ambitious targets and timescales, whilst creating opportunities for synergy across programmes to create wider operational improvements. 

Our ideal candidate will have had overall accountability for a large-scale (£4m pa plus) education sector programme and significant experience of working effectively with government clients and school partners.

In return we offer a competitive salary, a generous holiday allowance, a range of voluntary benefits, health and discount benefits, excellent development opportunities, and family friendly policies to support flexible working. 

Closing date: Monday 15th March
Interviews: To take place week commencing 22nd March
Application process: Towards the bottom of this page you can download the job description and apply. Once you click apply you will be required to complete a short online application form and upload your CV.

We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service

COVID-19: We continue to follow the guidance from the UK Government and will be conducting most interviews virtually. Education Development Trust supports flexible working, with the majority of colleagues continuing to work from home throughout this pandemic.

About the organisation

Education Development Trust is an education charity that exists to transform lives by improving education around the world. We work collaboratively with national and local governments, schools and other partners to design and deliver sustainable solutions to improve education.

Please click here to see our Annual Impact Review for 2019/20, which highlights the ways in which our work has impacted lives around the world – and the progress we have made since 2018/19.