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Reference: 62330

Date Added: 23 August 2017
Closing Date: 20 September 2017

Job Title: Intern

Working For: New Schools Network

Location: London

Salary: London living wage - £9.75 per hour

Job Details

There are already over 340 free schools open, with a further 340+ approved to open. With more schools than ever before in the pre-opening phase, we are rapidly expanding the scope of work carried out by our NSN Delivery Team, as well as launching paid-for support services. This is an incredibly exciting time to join NSN and its Delivery Team.

We are currently recruiting for a paid intern to join the NSN Delivery Team. You will have a chance to assist on a wide range of new projects and help to deliver the support that NSN offers open free schools and schools in the pipeline. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who is passionate about education and who would enjoy the chance to interact with some of England’s most innovative and exciting schools.

Key responsibilities
Interns are an invaluable part of our team and work across all areas undertaking a range of tasks and responsibilities.
— Provide quick and accurate advice for open free schools and those in pre-opening via phone and email, or refer them to the appropriate advice and support within NSN
— Support the work of NSN’s Project Managers, working with schools in pre-opening
— Contribute to NSN’s campaigns work by highlighting examples of the positive impact free schools are having
— Organise and help to deliver training and networking events for free school leaders
— Carry out research
— Arrange visits to open free schools
— Support the administration of the organisation’s work generally

Candidates for this role will need to demonstrate the following:

— Support for, and understanding of, the free school policy
— Commitment to NSN’s strategic direction and core values
— A strong academic record
— Very good organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise different tasks and manage time efficiently
— Commitment to high standards and attention to detail
— Ability to work well as a member of a team
— Very good communication skills, both written and oral
— Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
— Willingness to undertake routine administrative tasks

— Experience of organising and managing events

This will be a six-month contract. The full details can be found on our website: 

Closing Date: 20 September 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Please note: We are keen to appoint as soon as possible so will be interviewing for this position before the deadline. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Application Details

To apply for this role please e-mail jobs@newschoolsnetwork.org with your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the right person for this job. Please also include details of your current salary, if applicable.

Website: https://www.newschoolsnetwork.org

Additional Notes

4 September 2017: this ad has been removed before the closing date as the post has now been filled.