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Programme Innovations Director

  • Company: Future First
  • Location: Flexible
  • Salary: £40-£56k
  • Closing Date: 1 February 2021
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Don't let a child's start in life determine their future 

Programme Innovations Director (North and Midlands)
Salary £40-£56k
Based in North/Midlands, home based initially, with regular travel once restrictions ease
Closing date: 1 February 2021, 9.00am

Join Future First and help us build a more equal world. Working with us, you can make a big difference:

…To children and young people
Tackle educational inequality and help close the gap
Give young people hope, dreams and the chance to realise them
Connect them with powerful, relatable role models

…To state schools and colleges
Build, engage and sustain alumni networks
Harness untapped resources
Grow social capital and strengthen school communities 

…To employers, funders and partners
Showcase our work to gain support and investment
Create exciting work experience opportunities (virtual and in person)
Deliver employer programmes and funded interventions

…To you
Learn, grow and create in a demanding but supportive environment
Enjoy diverse and meaningful work
Be rewarded and valued as part of a great, collaborative team 

…To us
Bring your vision, energy, indefatigability and solutions focus to ensure our service for schools and young people is second to none 
Give us your knowledge of education, schools and working with young people
Deliver our programmes and demonstrate our impact
Innovate to extend our reach to more schools and pupils

We would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates and people with lived experience of the communities we serve. We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. 

Safeguarding is a priority for us, and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check will be required for the successful candidate.

For further information and to apply please click Apply. If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact Laura Grigg on to arrange a conversation with Lorraine Langham, CEO.