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Scheme at New Schools Network

Adviser (Maternity Cover)

Scheme at New Schools Network

  • LocationManchester, UK
  • Position levelScheme
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  • Competitive£ 22,260.0 per year
Job Description

New Schools Network (NSN) is a dynamic, growing charity that aims to improve the quality of education – particularly for the most deprived – by increasing the number of good free schools within the state sector. By offering advice, guidance and support, the charity has been instrumental in helping hundreds of groups of parents, teachers, charities and schools to establish new schools. Over the last two years, NSN has expanded its activities to supporting the 800 or so free schools that are open or have been approved to open. This is an exciting opportunity to improve the quality of education in England by joining our advisory team.

NSN’s advisory team offers support and guidance to free school applicant groups. This includes researching which groups are best placed to set up specific types of schools, generating leads, engaging with applicants at the earliest stage of their thinking and throughout their journey until they submit their free school application to the Department for Education (DfE). You will be joining a small team of other advisers who have come from a range of backgrounds, including recent graduates, former teachers, campaigners and those with a background in the third sector.

You will act as a critical friend to groups of people, organisations and academy trusts who want to set u