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Reference: 86021

Date Added: 21 September 2022
Closing Date: 6 October 2022

Job Title: Senior Researcher/Researcher

Working For: Centre for Social Justice

Location: London

Salary: £25-30/ £30-40k (depending on experience)

Length of Contract: 15 months fixed term

Job Details

• Knowledge and understanding of the education sector in England from a professional or academic standpoint.
• A keen interest in UK politics and current affairs.
• Highly organised with the ability to prioritise and manage a busy workload.

• Excellent drafting skills, including the ability to tailor to different audiences.
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
• A strong appreciation of the need for accuracy and quality control.
• Ability to plan programmes of work and manage them to agreed timelines.
• Great flexibility in responding to events.
• Ability to form working relationships with a broad range of external experts.

• A commitment to the CSJ’s vision, mission and values.


Responsibilities for this post will include, but will not necessarily be limited to:

• Writing reports on the themes of school exclusion and alternative provision.

• Advising parliamentarians on issues related to school exclusions and alternative provision.

• Drafting briefing notes, internal memos, presentations, emails to external parties.

• Providing material to be used by parliamentarians in speeches in the House, in Committee hearings and for other external audiences.

• Managing working relationships with external partners and other key stakeholders.

• Assisting with communications, social media, and the website.

• Supporting organisational initiatives to embed our work in the mainstream policy lexicon, build support from MPs for our proposals, and sustain public interest in this policy area.

Closing Date: 6 October 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

Please send your CV (max two sides of A4), and an accompanying letter (max two sides of A4) outlining how you meet the requirements of the role, to recruitment@centreforsocialjustice.org.uk 

Website: http://https://www.centreforsocialjustice.org.uk/

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