Careers

Our people are the core of our core. We champion each and every one to be at their best. We are a family, we are a charity and we are dedicated to our mission to move a nation forward with the difference we deliver for young people. Join us.

KEY BENEFITS

Investing in development

We provide every opportunity to grow. You are best to know where you want to develop. So, we offer you a personal, annual budget of £500 for you to spend on your development. That could be used for training, events and qualifications. Whatever you need to grow personally, professionally and purposefully.

Connecting us together

We are unequivocally stronger together. We are a connected, values driven team with a core mission that drives us in all we do. So, we make sure that whilst we are all across the UK, we get together in person every quarter at a retreat to spend time together, celebrate success and forge of future plans.

Championing wellbeing

We believe that your wellbeing is essential. Spending quality time in your home life means we get the best from you at work. So, we provide a suite of perks, benefits and discounts to 30,000 brands to help you make the most of your quality leisure time for you and up to 10 of your friends and family.

  • Peoples Pension to support your savings for later life.
  • Flexible, remote working options with full suite of home office equipment.
  • Employee assistance support phone line for confidential help with all life’s challenges.

WHY US?

Speakers for Schools are a dynamic, swift-moving and fast-growing charity. We are on a mission to sustainably support a million young people across the UK annually by 2023.  Having taken the first steps on the road to achieving this, our team has doubled in size in the past year.  This has supported 278% growth in our Experience programme and 10% growth in our Inspiration programme during the past 12 months.

We want to level the playing field, making sure that all young people can access inspirational opportunities and experiences to fuel their ambition.

We are united and unique in our mission to transform lives through raising aspirations of millions of young people every year. Each year, 1,500 senior leaders, celebrities and industry experts deliver a difference to by sharing their story with students in schools and colleges in every corner of the UK. We connect employers such as Disney, The Bank of England, Spotify, PwC and almost two hundred others to communities to provide access to the top opportunities for all across the UK. With us, you will be part of inspiring a generation to reach higher, broaden horizons and get equal access to the top.

To keep growing our charity and our impact, we need top talent and we are committed to treasuring, developing and supporting them to thrive within their roles.

OUR INTERNAL VALUES

Passion, Integrity, Diversity, Collaboration and Agility

These five values provide a common purpose for which we at Speakers for Schools, understand, embrace and live by. Our values ensure we work as effectively as possible to achieve the vision of our charity and to make it the place where you want to work.

Passion

We are committed to levelling the playing field for young people across the UK, creating social mobility and tackling disadvantage.

Integrity

We act with empathy and bring our authentic selves to work every day. We value and respect the talent, time and intentions of those we work with.

Diversity

We know it takes people with different ideas, strengths, identities, interests, and cultural backgrounds to make our organisation succeed. We encourage constructive debate and critical friendship.

Collaboration

We are one team with one mission and only by working together can we deliver better outcomes for young people. We support each other unconditionally and feel motivation in shared success as well as individual progress.

Agility

We challenge our ideas of what is possible in order to better meet the needs of those we support. We are human, make mistakes, learn, evolve and adapt.

LIVE OPPORTUNITIES

Engagement Team roles:

Speakers for Schools is partnering with Nurole, the leading board-level hiring platform, to find a Trustee. You can find out more and register your interest here. For any questions or problems, please contact Dina.Ribba@nurole.com

How to apply

Interested in a role and want to join us? Drop us an covering email discussing how your skills and experience fit for the role you are applying for and your CV to recruitment@speakersforschools.org we will get back to you swiftly.