Programme Innovations Director

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01 February 2021
Future First
Location: Flexible
Salary: £40-£56k
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Job Description

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 laura.grigg@futurefirst.org.uk to arrange a conversation with Lorraine Langham, CEO.

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.