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Education Officer

Education Officer

A science-based education charity who have a real commitment to equality, diversion and inclusion within the sector and their own organisation are recruiting for an Education Officer on a permanent basis. The charity wants young people to see science as relevant in their own lives and you would play a part in helping them implement this vision.

You will be one of three Education Officers in the team and take responsibility for key education projects for the organisation such as their flagship awards scheme and British Science Week. Your work will have a focus on grant administration, such as reading and assessing grant applications from schools and communicating the outcome with them.

The Education Officer also works closely with teachers and assessors to develop activity packs for schools and new support materials. You will be the first point of contact for any enquiries from teachers and you will also support with the delivery of a teacher training programme.

As someone with a real interest in working in the education sector, you will be involved in a significant amount of programme support, which will include managing databases, administration and liaising with stakeholders and partners, You will be looking to build your experience by working on a range of diverse projects and be willing to undertake key admin tasks, as well as take the opportunity to lead on set tasks.

If you are someone with great customer service skills, excellent time management and prioritising skills and a good team player then this could be the role for you. You will be resilient and adaptable with the ability to remain calm and effective when working on multiple fast-moving, high pressure projects; and a self-starter, able to work on their own initiative and manage their own work effectively, whilst also being a good team player with a positive and flexible approach to work.

It is also ideal, but not essential if you have any of the following experience: working in education; working directly with teachers or young people; developing educational resources; administering small grant schemes and assessing grant applications; writing promotional content to go on websites and other marketing materials; using databases and data analysis.

If you are interested in this role then please send a copy of your CV to the Education Team quoting reference number J75550HS for more details. Our client welcomes applications from all sections of the community being an equal opportunities employer and a champion of equality, diversity and inclusion. They would particularly welcome applications from people and communities that are under-represented in their staff team, which includes people from minority ethnic groups, disabled people and men. All applicants will be selected on the basis of suitability for the job only.
Closing date - 15th September.

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential; please contact us if you require any assistance or adjustment so that we can help with making the application process work for you.