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Reference: 58923

Date Added: 6 January 2017
Closing Date: 22 January 2017

Job Title: Education Researcher/Writer

Working For: The Key Support Services

Location: London

Salary: £23,000 - £26,000 PA plus company bonus

Job Details

We are looking for a talented researcher with excellent writing skills and a passion for supporting schools.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing research team, delivering our well-respected services for school leaders and governors in England and Wales.

Our team of expert researchers finds answers to our members’ questions on any issue relating to the leadership and management of schools. The answers are then published as articles on our websites, which can be accessed by all our members.

We are recruiting researchers/writers to work alongside our existing team of specialists. You will be expected to:
• Provide authoritative and up-to-date information in response to school leaders’ questions using web resources and contacts across a wide range of education bodies
• Write succinct, accurate and practical articles that will be published on our website
• Review and update existing articles online
• Keep abreast of education research and policy developments by reading, attending relevant conferences and seminars, and visiting schools
• Proactively propose and write articles that will support school leaders

A keen interest in education is vital.  

We are looking for candidates with research and writing experience. Your written English will be excellent. 

Office-based (central London), full-time.

The company
The Key provides impartial, trusted leadership and management support to over a third of schools in England and Wales. Our high-quality information, guidance and events help busy school leaders and governors work with increased confidence, knowledge and capacity. At the heart of everything we do is a passionate commitment to supporting schools in delivering better outcomes for children and young people.

Why work for us?
The Key places a huge importance of caring for and developing our people. We ensure that all members of staff have a good work-life balance and have the training that they need to progress and succeed in their roles. We are a socially-conscious company, but one that also likes to have fun – we have regular socials, charity events, sports teams and after-work yoga. We also provide free breakfast, fruit and beer O’Clock on Friday afternoons.

Closing Date: 22 January 2017

Interview/Start Dates

The deadline for applications is 6pm.

Application Details

You can find more information on the role and how to apply here 

If you have any questions please email recruitment@thekeysupport.com.

Website: https://www.thekeysupport.com/

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