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Programme Officer

We are excited to be recruiting a Programme Officer for Researchers in Schools to support our work. As a member of the RIS Team, this role will play an important part in delivering this strategy, supporting and monitoring the delivery of the initial teacher training programme in schools across the country with partner ITE providers.  They will ensure that the support participants need to qualify for QTS and complete their NQT year are in place.  The post-holder will support a portfolio of participants to develop as excellent classroom teachers, transitioning from academics and industry professionals, through to taking on leadership roles in schools. To do this, they will manage a cluster of relationships, working with ITE providers and placement schools, including regular visits to participants in their schools.  In addition, the Programme Officer will support in the design and delivery of RIS training both at summer training and at development days during the year.

The role requires a driven and dynamic team player, with demonstrable success in school teaching and some experience of teacher development. The successful candidate will champion the charity’s values and embody them in interactions with colleagues and partners. They will be comfortable in building relationships with a wide range of stakeholders and managing relationships. They will co-ordinate programme activities, track progress and deliver results. They will be positive and pro-active, with a commitment to delivering excellent standards.

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