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Apply to become an NPQ facilitator!

We are looking to recruit facilitators and coaches who will lead National Professional Qualification (NPQ) and Additional Support Offer (ASO) cohorts starting in 2022-23.

Why apply?

Teaching School Hubs are a key part of the Department for Education’s recruitment and retention strategy, tasked with delivering a golden thread of high-quality, evidence-informed professional development. Help develop our region’s workforce. Unite schools to serve every child in our region, by applying best bets for improving outcomes. Experience training and support which will benefit you and your organisation.

What kind of people we are looking for?

NPQ facilitators are outstanding leaders, with at least three years’ experience in a role relating to the qualification/programme for which they facilitate and assess. They also have strong knowledge of the evidence base underpinning common areas for school improvement.

Our facilitators have a commitment to system leadership work, the capacity to undertake such work, and have the full support of their employer. Refer to our facilitator competency framework and facilitator person specification and time commitment documents (available to download below) for more detailed information.

Recruitment process

  • Recruitment is via the short (estimated time to complete: 30mins) application form which you can download below. Please note the need for a referee whose completed reference must be submitted by the deadline
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a short online interview
  • Following interviews, successful applicants will begin their induction with the Julian Teaching School Hub, before receiving induction training with our national lead provider in Autumn 2022.


What? When?
Application window opens Friday 1 April 2022
Application deadline Friday 6 May 2022
Interview dates (see application form for details) Fortnight commencing 16 May 2022
Julian TSH induction session for successful applicants Wednesday 29 June 2022 (am)
Induction training with national lead provider Autumn 2022
Begin facilitation/coaching October 2022 or February 2023