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Reference: 92175

Date Added: 28 March 2024
Closing Date: 19 April 2024

Job Title: Methodological Innovation Lead

Working For: Education Endowment Foundation, a client of Webrecruit

Location: London

Salary: c£56,500 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) is an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.
We do this by supporting schools, colleges and nurseries to improve teaching and learning through better use of evidence. We generate research evidence on effective practice in supporting learning outcomes and narrowing the socioeconomic attainment gap, and we work with education professionals to ensure this evidence isa applied to achieve the maximum possible benefit for children and young people.
We are currently seeking a Methodological Innovation Lead to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis.
The Benefits

  • Salary of circa £56,500 per annum, depending on experience
  • Flexible start and end working times (core hours between 10am and 4pm)
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • 27 days’ holiday a year pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays including 3 which can be taken flexibly)
  • 2 festive season closure days
  • 6% employer pension contributions, minimum 3% employee contribution

This is an incredible opportunity for a research professional with experience of leading innovation or change to join our vital organisation.
So, if you’re passionate about driving positive change in education and want to make a difference in the lives of young people, we want to hear from you!
The Role
As a Methodological Innovation Lead, you will support the delivery of our mission-focused Research Agenda.
Specifically, you will develop innovative, robust methodological means to evaluate a programme of research that provides answers to policy- and practice-relevant questions.
You will grow our portfolio of School Choices and Teacher Choices evaluations, as well as overseeing the current portfolio of ongoing studies and developing our approach to commissioning these studies.
To be considered as a Methodological Innovation Lead, you will need:

  • Experience of delivering or managing research, adopting a range of innovative methodologies
  • Experience of leading innovation or change within or across teams
  • At a minimum, a Masters degree (or equivalent), or equivalent relevant experience in social research techniques


Closing Date: 19 April 2024

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Website: https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/

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