The Director of Education is responsible for the quality and impact of the Teacher Development Trust’s services and programmes. Weaving the strands of our work together as we scale and grow, the Director of Education will help us ensure we continue to provide a sustainable, cohesive and effective offer for schools, partners, funders and policy makers.
This includes oversight of the team that delivers the TDT Network and our training programmes, including our new suite of National Professional Qualifications.
The role is also ultimately responsible for the team who delivers high quality services relating to our school and Trust diagnostic and peer review, regional hubs and events/conferences.
The Director of Education will support the Chief Executive in setting and delivering organisational strategy and policies. Drawing on insight of educational policy and practice, they will work closely with the CEO to drive public and sector engagement, research, advocacy and campaigning work.
As a senior leader, the Director of Education will mentor and inspire a small team of direct reports whilst offering guidance and support across the organisation, demonstrating organisational values and deputising for the CEO as required. The role will also lead on ensuring TDT embeds our commitment to effective evaluation processes, to deepen our understanding of our impact.
Location: TDT’s offices are based in London. However, this role lends itself to home-working from elsewhere in the
UK with occasional visits to our main office.
Reports to: Chief Executive
Responsible for: Network Programme Lead, Head of Leadership Delivery, Head of Delivery Content
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5
Salary: Circa £65,000 – £75,000, depending on experience
Benefits: 8% employer pension contribution; opportunities for flexible and remote working; wide-ranging opportunities for personal and professional development
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 28th September 2021