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Education Programmes and Partnerships Lead

NFP People
Remote (frequent travel to Bradford, so you must live within a commutable distance)
£33500 - £40000 Per Annum
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

Job Details

Education Programmes and Partnerships Lead

The organisation has received an exciting round of funding that is allowing it to offer training and resources for free to schools in Bradford.

We are looking for a creative and driven individual who is passionate about the power of stories to improve children’s wellbeing and has a good understanding of children’s wellbeing and literacy.

Position: Education Lead

Location: Remote (frequent travel to support schools in Bradford, so you must live within a commutable distance of the area)

Hours: Full time (possibility to negotiate a flexible contract such as 4 day a week role or term-time working)

Salary: £33,500 - £40,000 per annum pro rata dependent on experience

Contract: Fixed term until summer 2026, with the possibility of extension if further funding is secured

Benefits: 5% pension contribution, 27 days holiday (rising by 1 day per year of employment) plus bank holidays.

Closing Date: 22nd April 2024

Interview Date: End of April/ Start of May

The Role

You will be joining a social enterprise that provides teachers with training and resources so they can use popular, diverse and engaging stories to teach children skills that will help improve their wellbeing whilst enhancing their literacy.

This is a small organisation, so we are looking for someone who is excited about the job description, but who is also interested in learning more about all aspects of running a social enterprise and keen to support the strategy and growth beyond their job role.

Key responsibilities include:

Story Project Training and School Partnerships


  • Effectively represent and promote the organisation to school leaders, teachers and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure a smooth initial launch of the Project in every school.
  • Organise and conduct training for schools.
  • Through regular visits to and network meetings with schools, provide on-going embedded professional learning and support to teachers throughout the year as needed.
  • Proactively monitor school’s adherence/fidelity to the organisations model, taking proactive action to resolve problems that arise.
  • As a new school year approaches, secure commitments from returning schools and find and target new schools to join the programme


Story Project Programme Development


  • Oversee the curriculum, making sure resources are up to date.
  • Make changes to the curriculum and resources based on feedback from schools.
  • Oversee the creation of new resources on topics that can further support children’s wellbeing.


About You

You will be passionate about all aspects of running a social enterprise and keen to support the strategy and growth beyond your own job. You will have experience of providing engaging and impactful training sessions, with a creative approach to planning resources. A highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, you will have a proven track record of leading projects in education or a related field and experience of building effective relationships and stakeholder management.

You will also have/be:


  • Strength in both written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Self-starter and quick learner
  • Ability to adapt and embrace a changing environment
  • Ability to drive and access to a car for work purposes


You will be asked to submit your CV (maximum 2 A4 sides) and a covering letter to (maximum 1 side of A4) which should detail:


  • Your experience related to the job description.
  • Your relevant experience and why you’re interested in this role at this point in your career.
  • Your ability to be resilient when things are not going the way you thought, including clear examples of past experiences.
  • Tell us about how our organisational mission is in line with your values.


As a social enterprise that values and celebrates people's diversity and champions opportunities for all young people, the organisation are keen to receive applications from people who have experienced disadvantage and from those who are of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities who are currently underrepresented in the organisation.

All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure. Copies of the Safeguarding Policy and Safer Recruitment Policy are available on request.

You may also have experience in areas such as Education Lead, Education Project Manager, Story Project Manager, Story Project Lead, School Partnerships Lead, School Partnerships Officer, Story, Story Telling, Story Project, Education Project, Education Programme, Training, Trainer, Teacher, Teaching Assistant, Primary Teacher, School Teacher, EYF, Early Years, Nursery, Nursery Nurse.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.


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01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR

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