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Reference: 59506

Date Added: 16 February 2017
Closing Date: 6 March 2017

Job Title: Programme Officer

Working For: School 21

Location: London

Salary: £23,895 - £28,148

Job Details

School 21 is an exciting new school in Stratford. With two key aims at the heart – to create an environment where students produce beautiful work that is of value to the world today and to prepare students for success in the twenty-first century – School 21 is redesigning and transforming the face of education.

The Programme Officer will take the lead in developing an important new area of the school’s work, building a 4-18 careers and aspirations programme. This programme will involve working with universities, businesses and charities to organise taster days, guest speakers, careers fairs etc. You will get to know the local area and provision so as to be able to offer guidance to students on their next steps, and will continue to support those students once they join the alumni network and transition from school to the world beyond.

Key accountabilities
• Recruiting and coordinating partners including universities, businesses and others;
• Managing the day-to-day delivery of projects;
• Liaising with multiple stakeholders and coordinating their involvement in projects;
• Writing reports based on information collected from project evaluations and research;
• Gathering regular stakeholder feedback to help promote continuous improvement;
• Representing School 21 at internal and external meetings and events;
• Ensuring that interactions and activity with partners are recorded appropriately using our contact management database;
• Building and running a 4-18 careers and aspirations programme.

• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish effective working relations with internal and external colleagues and stakeholders;
• Strong written and verbal communication;
• Demonstrable experience of successful project management;
• Outstanding organisation, prioritising and planning skills;
• Ability to work independently, self-motivate and work on own initiative;
• Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines as required;
• Experience of event planning, coordination and execution;
• Good understanding of the education sector (experience of working in or with schools is desirable).

Closing Date: 6 March 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Start date: Tuesday 18th April.
Interview date: W/C 13th March.

Application Details

Please complete the online application form which can be found here: 

If you wish to have an informal discussion about this role, please email Debbie Penglis at dpenglis@school21.org.uk.

Website: http://www.school21.org.uk

Additional Notes