NFP People Limited

    Programme Manager

    We are looking for an experienced programme manager to lead a new programme/s to implement nurturing education on a large scale. The charity has been working with schools for many years, to improve the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people by removing barriers to learning and promoting nurture in education.

    If you have experience of project or programme management within the education sector, then we want to hear from you!

    This role offers flexible and hybrid working.

    Position: Programme Manager

    Location: Remote/flexible

    Salary: £37,800 per annum

    Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (flexible)

    Duration: Fixed-term for 2 years

    Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays and 5% Employer pension contribution, flexible working culture, employee benefits package (Medicash), regular continuing professional development opportunities.

    About the Role

    The Charity believe that every child should be able to learn. They promote a whole-school approach to inclusion that focuses on removing barriers to learning. They deliver a range of training, tools and resources to professionals, empowering them to deliver evidence-based interventions and support to vulnerable children and young people affected by social, emotional and mental health needs and behavioural difficulties. The charity has recently won funding to deliver several large-scale programmes reaching schools across England.

    In particular, you will be responsible for leading one or more large-scale programmes to develop nurturing education, leading on programme management (including budget management and reporting), maintaining strong relationships with funders and contract managers, coordinating engagement with schools, coordinating a delivery team, and assessing the impact of managed programmes.

    Your main duties will include:

    • Programme management and budget management
    • Coordinating engagement and delivery
    • Leadership, people management and teamwork
    • Assessing programme impact

    About You

    This is an exciting and challenging role, at the heart of an agile organisation with a strong record and reputation, with the potential for real and profound change for children and young people.

    The role requires an individual who has direct experience of working across a broad range of the specialist areas of responsibility identified above.

    If you lack specific personal experience of working in a particular area, you would be expected to demonstrate evidence to support your potential to do so and an understanding of the factors that will drive success.

    You must be able to lead in a rapidly changing internal and external environment to ensure the organisation can maximise the opportunities and manage the challenges it faces.

    Education, experience and knowledge:

    Significant experience working in a management position in all or most of the areas of:

    • Experience of managing large-scale projects or programmes
    • Experience of working with schools or within the education sector
    • Experience of line management and managing contractors

    Applicants are asked to provide a current CV and 2-page covering clearly identifying the skills and experiences applicable to the role.

    This recruitment process will be completed in line with the safeguarding policy and safer recruitment process.

    The charity will complete a DBS check before appointment, and any appointment will include a probationary period.

    The organisation is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process.

    About the Organisation

    With an increasing number of children and young people affected by social, emotional and behavioural difficulties, the charity has developed a range of interventions, tools and resources to empower educational professionals. Whether it is delivering certified training, supporting schools to embed a whole-school or authority-wide nurturing approach, or promoting evidence-based research, the charity is providing quality support and resources to make nurturing provision a reality for pupils across the UK.

    You may also have experience in areas such as Programme, Programmes, Programme Manager, Programme Lead, Education Programme Manager, Education, Teacher, Learning, Project Manager, School, Schools, Education Support.

    PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.