Date Added: 4 November 2023
: 27 November 2023
Job Title: Policy Support Officer
Working For: National Education Union
Salary: Commencing salary £47,686 per annum plus £1,308 lunch allowance
Length of Contract: FTC until 7 July 2024
The National Education Union is a force for change in the world of education, bringing together more than 500,000 teachers, lecturers, support staff and leaders working in maintained and independent schools and colleges across the UK.
The successful candidate will work on policy issues within the Government Relations and Workforce Policy Team, enabling it to carry out effectively its work on employment issues affecting NEU members. They will support the team by preparing policy statements, briefings, commentaries and research papers and conducting survey work, including analysis and report writing and prepare materials for use in members’ advice, training and for campaigning purposes.
We are seeking applicants who have previous experience of working in a policy, research or campaigns environment including policy development and promotion.
In this role, you will also need to be able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with the Union’s stakeholders, working collaboratively but also being able to plan, prioritise and manage your own workload.
In addition to salary, we offer good conditions including a non-pensionable luncheon allowance currently set at £1,308, 33 days’ annual leave plus Christmas closure days and a defined benefit pension scheme. Salary and benefits are pro-rata for part-time applicants.
Prospective applicants are also advised this role is being offered as a Fixed Term Contract between 8 January and 7 July 2024.
Closing Date: 27 November 2023
Interviews will be held on Friday 15 December 2023.
The role will start on 8 January 2024.
Closing time is mid-day on the closing date.
Further details can be downloaded from our website at https://neu.org.uk/working-neu where applicants will be able to complete an online application on our recruitment portal.