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Reference: 70985

Date Added: 9 May 2019
Closing Date: 5 June 2019

Job Title: Senior Researcher - Education

Working For: Royal Society of Arts

Location: London

Charity Number: 212424

Salary: £41,106 salary per annum (commensurate with skills and experience) + benefits

Job Details

• Are you an experienced researcher or consultant looking for your next challenge?
• Do you believe in the power of learning to transform peoples’ lives?
• Do you want to work for an organisation dedicated to tackling society’s biggest challenges through ideas and action?

We’re looking for a Senior Researcher who wants to work at the intersect of research and practice to deliver the RSA’s goal of enriching society through ideas and action.

You will work on issues such as improving outcomes for disadvantaged pupils, delivering better life-long learning, and defining the purpose of education.

You will be a rigourous and creative individual, who is passionate about developing an education system in which everyone is given the opportunity to suceed and thrive.
You’ll have a strong understanding of education policy and practice. You will be able to manage your time, work with others in a busy team, liaise with a wide range of external stakeholders, manage and deliver projects, conduct research, produce clear analysis, and communicate effectively with a range of audiences. You will have experience of working in the education system or in a research organisation, think tank or charity.

What the role involves:

  • Designing and carrying out qualitative and/or quantitative research to inform education policy and practice.
  • Using research findings and a wide range of other evidence sources to inform the design of interventions, policy and practice, to and influence the actions of policy-makers, practitioners and the public.
  • Engaging with policy makers, opinion formers, practitioners, other experts to promote the RSA’s education work, and building and mobilising coalitions for change.
  • Contributing to strategy development and fundraising for new work, including developing funding opportunities.
  • Contributing to the delivery of projects and programmes, managing projects on time and on budget.

Closing Date: 5 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are expected to take place on mid June 2019 at the RSA House, WC2N 6EZ. Please note that we cannot accept late, incomplete applications, and we can only consider candidates who apply through the online application process.

Application Details

In order to apply, please visit our our recruitment page https://www.thersa.org/about-us/Jobs/current-vacancies and submit a comprehensive CV. You don’t need to submit a cover letter. 

Please submit your application through the RSA website. We cannot accept applications via email.

All applications will receive an automated response.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 10am on the closing date.

Website: http://rsa.org.uk

Additional Notes