Staff Vacancies

Programme Officer

Closing date for applications: 9.00 am on Monday 30th October 2017

The Ogden Trust is recruiting for a new Programme Officer who will be part of the Programme Officer team. The team reports to the Chief Executive and the Head of Schools Partnerships, and is responsible for developing and ensuring delivery of the following activities: 

• Schools Partnerships

• Science Officers

• Grants

• Primary teachers’ professional development; and

• Alumni activities

Programme Officer
£27,000 ‐ £30,000 per annum, depending on experience
2 year full time contract 

The Phoenix Brewery, 13 Bramley Road, London W10 6SP

The Ogden Trust is a charitable Trust, supporting physics education. The Trust's aim is to maximise the opportunities available to young people in all parts of the UK's educational system and is now focused on science, particularly physics. The Trust supports a range of initiatives, programmes and projects to promote the teaching and learning of physics.

As Programme Officer, you will be responsible for delivering our programmes to schools across England. You will work with the Head of School Partnerships and Chief Executive to develop and improve them to better support the Trust’s objectives, while listening to the needs of the schools and teachers involved. 

You will need to have a good understanding of the education system in England and an enthusiasm for enabling young people to achieve. You will be regularly visiting schools and must be able to build a good working relationship with teachers, as well as being an ambassador for the Trust and its values in schools.

Educated to degree level, or equivalent, you will possess experience of working in a programme administration and events organisation, with strong communication skills and organisational skills.  A track record of building successful working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders, particularly schools and teachers and the ability to work on your own initiative are valuable.

How to apply
You can download the job description and person specification here.

Review the job description and person specification, then submit your CV and cover letter linking your experiences to the person specification and role.

Please email your completed application to 

Closing date for applications: 9.00 am on Monday 30th October 2017

Interview dates: 9th November 2017 in London

Please note that you will need to submit both a CV and a cover letter to be considered for this position. Please send all completed applications to:

No agencies please.

The Ogden Trust is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce.