Education Consultant

Permanent employee, Full-time · Bath

Key Responsibilities

Are you enthusiastic about supporting teaching and learning using innovative technology? 

Our Education Consultants work with school leaders to bring Discovery Education Espresso into the classroom. Espresso pairs real-world content with tools and resources that build teacher capacity and confidence so they can create the best experiences for their pupils.

The role is based at DoodleLearning, on behalf of our parent company Discovery Education. 


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Once a school leader has expressed interest in our resources, you will be their point of contact. Through your background in education and your knowledge of our resources, you will support the decision-making process for prospective school customers.

  • Conducting consultations and communicating via video call, phone, and email with school leaders

  • Providing tailored, expert advice on the technical and educational details of the product and its applications in teaching and learning 

  • Building relationships with school leaders 

  • Asking questions, listening, and tailoring contact, information, and support to their needs

  • Facilitating trials of our products in schools 

  • Building proposals

  • Closing sales

  • Working towards meeting and exceeding a termly agreed sales goal

  • Following processes and keeping thorough and accurate records

  • Regional travel to exhibitions and schools (when required) 

  • Providing feedback to the product team on what features will help to close new schools and/or are preventing deals from closing

  • Collaborating with colleagues to share best practice and continuously improve processes, resources, and outcomes

  • Working with the sales manager to continuously improve your practices, knowledge, and skills 

  • Working with School Success Advisors to hand over schools smoothly to be onboarded.

Experience
  • QTS and 5 years of teaching experience - essential

  • Have at least 2 years of SLT or maths lead experience - desirable

Competencies
  • A passion for education

  • A great listener who can adapt to others’ needs and interests

  • An excellent communicator on video call, on the phone, via email, and in person 

  • Meticulous record-keeping and note-taking 

  • Ability to pick up new platforms and processes

  • Happy to work independently with your allocated schools, and collaborate as a team on driving forward practices 

  • Excel when working to targets, and motivated by the ability to earn commission 

Salary

Basic £30-35k + OTE (potential to double basic)

Benefits
  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays

  • Ability to work from home one day per week

  • Complimentary breakfast, drinks and snack options

  • Regular socials

  • Subsidised gym membership

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Tech voucher scheme 

  • Employee Assistance Programme

Our Company Values

We’ve worked really hard to build our inclusive team culture and although we’re all different people, we’re united by our values.

  • Education - we are always learning

  • Integrity - we do the right thing

  • Well-being - we look after our physical and mental health

  • Focus - we do what matters

  • Resilience - we take on feedback, we adapt and we get stronger

Applying for this role

We employ people based on your attitude, our shared values, your potential and your desire to develop your skills.

If this sounds like you and you would like to apply, please apply on our portal with a CV and covering letter. It is essential that you send a covering letter - CV-only applications WILL NOT be considered or replied to. We want to know why you would like to join our company and see your communication skills in action.

We have designed our products to support children around the world, from local schools to refugee camps. We know that our customers come from a range of backgrounds and we want our company to truly reflect the diversity that we see among the children who benefit from our technology. We know that we need people with different backgrounds, cultures and experiences to help us best support children’s learning. We look for applicants from all backgrounds. 

  • Deadline for application:  Friday 30th September.

  • Initial interviews:  w/c 3rd October (remote).

  • Second interviews: w/c 10th October (in our Bath offices).

  • Start date: 2nd January 2023 (please indicate your availability on your covering letter).

PLEASE NOTE: As these positions tend to receive significant numbers of candidates, please ensure you submit your application at the earliest opportunity. If this role is over-subscribed, applications may need to close early. Please also notify us in your covering letter if you are currently in a teaching role and require early interviews.

About us
Discovery Education provides engaging high-quality content, ready-to-use lesson activities and creative collaboration tools to give educators everything they need to engage all learners and create a lasting educational impact in any learning environment. Discovery Education - DoodleLearning, where this role is based, is located in the centre of Bath and the team is built around a strong set of values which runs through the products and interactions.
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