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Schools can be the most inspiring communities on earth, but there can be many pressures that stifle their potential. SSAT is a membership organisation enabling ambitious schools to break through by thinking differently. We help with our knowledge of what works in schools, our world-leading CPD programmes and our thriving networks of school leaders and teachers – the most extensive in the country.

Relationship Manager

Content Manager

HR Officer

Director of School Improvement


Relationship Manager

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000

Job description

The role:

Working in a team of Relationship Managers, you will play a central role in building strong relationships with our member schools through face to face meetings, telephone, email and online interaction. Keeping up to date with current school issues and developments, your interpersonal and problem solving skills will maintain and embed long lasting connections with the Headteachers and teachers in your portfolio, contributing towards SSAT’s goal of providing a membership that is value for money for all schools.

Our Relationship Managers listen to the ever-changing need of our members and share this information with the organisation to influence new product developments. Providing quality customer service, you will be responsible for maximising sales opportunities to the benefit of schools, while always providing relevant information and optimising the member experience.

If you feel this role matches your skills and expertise, we would love to hear from you!

Please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@ssatuk.co.uk before 12 midnight on Sunday 9 July to apply. In your cover letter, please ensure that you address key requirements of the personal specification, including relevant examples of how you have met them.

SSAT is an equal opportunities employer.

Content Manager

Salary: £35-£40,000
Job description

The role

The Content Manager will be responsible for gathering, curating and commissioning written, video and audio content to be used as part of SSAT’s offering to member school leaders and teachers. Working closely with SSAT’s Relationship Management, Education and Marketing teams, the successful candidate will build extensive knowledge of the material produced across the SSAT portfolio, and produce a plan to repurpose and use it across a range of channels to maximise value to members as well as working with those members and partner organisations to share their useful content across the network.

As Content Manager you’ll ensure there is a stream of relevant, timely material from SSAT member schools and from within SSAT, and use it as the basis to produce high-quality written and video content. You’ll also be responsible for the consistent content quality of member communications including weekly member email updates and the membership online offering. In addition to this you’ll and manage the organisation’s printed publication schedule coordinating writing, editing and design to produce publications of the highest standard to agreed deadlines.

If you feel this role matches your skills and expertise, we would love to hear from you!

Please email your CV and covering letter to Recruitment@ssatuk.co.uk before 5pm on Thursday 25 May 2017 to apply. In your covering letter, please ensure that you address key requirements of the personal specification, including relevant examples of how you have met them.


HR Officer

Salary: £23,000-£27,000
Job description

The role

Reporting into the Head of HR, you will provide high quality, beginning to end, generalist HR service which puts customers at the forefront of everything we do.

You will be expected to proactively manage recruitment campaigns and lead on the coordination and delivery of induction and training workshops to our staff.

You will cover the full HR Admin spectrum as well as being the first point of contact for advice and guidance to line managers.

You will have the opportunity to support on key projects under the supervision of the Head of HR. HR is a busy department, so the ability to manage your own time, and prioritise your own workload is crucial. The successful candidate will have:

  • ACIPD qualification or be working towards it
  • Experience of working within a busy customer focused HR department
  • Proven experience of providing generalist HR advice and guidance
  • Experience of providing advice and guidance to managers and staff on the full range of HR policies, procedures.

The role will suit candidates who already have a good grounding in HR, are passionate about making a difference and are ready for the next step up to take on more responsibility and develop wider skills.

If you feel this role matches your skills and expertise, we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and covering letter to Recruitment@ssatuk.co.uk by 12 noon on Sunday 23 April 2017. In your supporting statement, please ensure that you address key requirements of the personal specification, including relevant examples of how you have met them.


Director of School Improvement

Salary: £70,000-£85,000
Job description

The role

This is a new post created to develop SSAT’s strategy to school improvement – whatever the status of the school and to develop our offer to multi-academy trusts. The post-holder will work closely with the Director of Education and the Education Team, Head of Membership and Head of Policy and Public Affairs. They will also work with the Director of Operations on bidding for contracts.

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • Current experience at senior level working in an academy – free standing or in a MAT.
  • Evidence of successfully/significantly impacting area of whole school improvement.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the work of academies and MATs.
  • Experience and knowledge of school improvement strategies.
  • A minimum of ten years teaching experience and deep understanding of pedagogy.
  • Good academic achievement preferably to Masters level.
  • Experience of generating income or a willingness to develop the required skills.

If you feel this role matches your skills and expertise, we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification to Recruitment@ssatuk.co.uk before 12 Midnight on Sunday 23 April 2017. Interviews dates are to be confirmed.

SSAT is an equal opportunities employer.


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