Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Tackling Educational Inequality
  • Website:
    http://www.teachfirst.org.uk
  • UK locations:
    South East, South West, Yorkshire & Humber, North West, North East, Wales, London, West Midlands, East Midlands, East of England, National
  • Contact
    • 4 More London Riverside, London, Greater London, SE1 2AU

About Teach First


What is it like to work for Teach First

Leadership
Leadership
The Senior Leadership team have a focus and commitment to employee wellbeing , which demonstrates the value of commitment and the value of leadership. This is demonstrated daily by creating wellbeing action plans, setting wellbeing targets, appointing wellbeing champions within their teams and role modelling good wellbeing practice.
My Team
My Team
Teach First has an Agile Working culture whereby employees can be flexible about their working environment and the hours that they work whilst prioritising the delivery of their objectives. The policy boosts interaction and communication between teams as employees essentially 'hot desk' around the building. Teach First organises regular socials and check-ins which allow employees to communicate, interact and socialise within their division.They  also operate an org-wide intranet, community Website and various newsletters to keep employees up to date.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
At Teach First they have a community of past participants who have been on the Teach First Leadership programme. They organise and stay constantly in touch with the past participants who become ambassadors for Teach First in the community raising awareness of the company's mission and values. Many ambassadors go on to start entrepreneurial charities and initiatives which outreach in to local communities and across the Teach First network.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance with at least 50% of employees taking this up

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    11

  • Male : Female:

    26% / 74%

  • Average Age:

    30

  • Staff Turnover:

    34%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    45%

  • Staff:

    506

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