Jobs at Founders4Schools

Founders4Schools’ mission is to improve the life chances of students by giving them access to inspiring business leaders in their community who help them discover the skills and pathways that will be relevant when they leave education.

We are always looking out to hear from great people who want to work at the intersection of technology and education.

Current Openings

Below are a list of our current openings. To apply please drop an email to jobs@founders4schools.org.uk with your CV and a cover letter.

Community Manager

The Founders4Schools Community Manager is responsible working with teachers everywhere to help them prepare their kids for the future and to help us understand their needs better.

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Project/Programme Manager

Founders4Schools (F4S) is seeking a programme manager who will take responsibility for the successful delivery of the F4S portfolio of projects and manage their inter­dependencies, constraints and risks.
F4S is a small, lean organisation. F4S resources are constrained and the organisation's ambition requires agility, with multiple concurrent projects delivered at pace. Therefore F4S is seeking a hybrid project / programme manager to comfortably manage several simultaneous projects and support the business in developing and delivering coherent ‘right sized’ governance and ways of working across the programme.

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Director of Philanthropy

This is a new and very senior role. It demands a high level of strategic and operational experience which is capable of creating the infrastructure to achieve the level of funding required to meet the expectations of its Board and its donors. The role carries the responsibility of establishing a highly professional, co-ordinated, fund-raising operation that can deliver the significant funds that will make it possible to have a real impact on persistent social problems. The new Director of Philanthropy will be held accountable for creating the team and the operation that makes this possible. They will be responsible for establishing the capability within Founders for Schools to consistently raise funds, by conventional and innovative means to meet the burning challenge of social disadvantage in the UK.

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iOS Mobile Developer

We are looking for an experienced iOS developer, who loves what they do and gets a kick out of doing more than is expected. You will collaborate with product designers to develop features of our new employment services which are platform agnostic. This is a hands-on role where you will be expected to analyse specifications, design implementations, write tests and code. You will own and drive technical projects from specification through to delivery and beyond. You’ll be chiefly responsible for the mobile side of our service where your primary focus will be to maintain a user interface which is platform agnostic, with a focus on performance.

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Python Developer

We are looking for an ambitious, dynamic web-architect and python developer to join us and lead the development of the F4S API platform. Our platform enables teachers to discover leading business leaders in order to inspire their students through high-impact events. Our existing platform is built using Python, Django, PostgreSQL, and Heroku. The platform also utilises the latest APIs from from LinkedIn, Duedil and others to find, validate and invite speakers.

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