Location: London/homebasedSalary: 55,000 per annumClosing Date: 30/10/2023
Job Title: Head of Coram Family and Childcare
Hours: 0.8 or 1FTE (we are happy to discuss a range of flexible working options)
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Location: Coram Campus, Bloomsbury, London (with options for some home working)
Coram is committed to improving the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and young people.
We support children and young people from birth to independence, creating a change that lasts a lifetime.
Coram is the UK’s oldest children’s charity founded by Thomas Coram in London helping vulnerable children and young people since 1739. Today, the Coram group helps more than one million children, young people, families and professionals every year by providing access to the skills and opportunities they need to thrive.
About Coram Family and Childcare
Coram Family and Childcare works to make the UK a better place for families by bringing together what we learn from out on the ground parent-led programmes and our research to campaign for solutions that parents want and need. We focus on childcare and the early years to make a difference to families’ lives now and in the long term.
About the Role
Want to work to improve childcare and early education? We are looking for a dynamic and confident communicator and influencer, with strong management skills, looking to lead an organisation in its next stage of development.
This key role will lead the work to deliver Coram Family and Childcare’s goal of making sure all children can access high quality and affordable childcare. The Head of Coram Family and Childcare is responsible for ensuring the resilience of the charity, building strong relationships with key stakeholders, and building insight and services to effect change for children and families.
There is huge opportunity to make change happen at a time when there is significant public attention on childcare policy – come join our team!
To apply for this role, please click on the ‘apply now’ button below to complete the application.
Closing Date: 10am on Monday 30th October 2023.
Interview Date: Thursday 9th and Friday 10th November 2023.
Coram is an equal opportunities employer and we believe a diverse workforce enables us to improve the services to the children and families we help. We are genuinely committed to encouraging candidates from all sections of the community we seek to support. This includes those from, Asian, African, Caribbean and other minority ethnic backgrounds, those that identify as LGBQT+, those with disabilities, those with lived experience of care, those with neuro-diversity, and those from other groups who are underrepresented at Coram.
If applicants feel comfortable, we would encourage them to draw on lived experience as well as professional experience in their personal statement as part of their application.
We are committed to the safeguarding of children and where appropriate will require the successful applicant to undertake a check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.