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15th Mar 2024 12:07pm Opportunities

Project Manager - Education Resources vacancy

This vacancy has now been filled

This vacancy has now been filled

Job vacancy: Project Manager – Education Resources 

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues, consultants and agencies to provide subject specialist education content for ACT members and clients.

Introducing the Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT)

Our vision is for all young people to be equipped through effective Citizenship education to become active, informed citizens who can participate in democratic life. ACT is the subject association for Citizenship teachers. It achieves its aim by providing membership services and education programmes, while representing teachers and others involved in Citizenship education both across the UK and overseas.

ACT provides expert advice, training, conferences and resources to support the provision of quality Citizenship education. Beyond advocating for the subject, it also supports subject research, and offers strategic policy advice.

What’s the main purpose of this role?

  • Manage education projects including those that relate to new curriculum resources, developing ACT’s offer for primary/secondary Citizenship, or special commissions and funded work
  • Lead project teams, working with internal staff, consultants and ACT’s wider teacher network to deliver high quality outputs that align with ACT’s strategic plan
  • Create and oversee the production, development and quality assurance of teaching and learning resources for use in schools.

For the detailed description of the role and the person specification, please download the recruitment pack here.


In addition to a salary of £33-£40,000 (depending on experience), 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and a 6% employer pension contribution, you will also benefit from flexible working arrangements.

How to apply

To be considered for this role you will need to email the following items:

  1. An up-to-date copy of your CV
  2. A cover letter that addresses the essential (and any desirable) criteria from the person specification. Your letter should be no more than two A4 pages
  3. Confirmation of your contact details, if not included in your CV.

Email your application to [email protected] by 9am, Tuesday 2nd April 2024. CVs without cover letters will not be accepted.


“Thank you for you interest in this brand new role. It's an exciting time to join the team as ACT continues to build its network of schools, colleges and partners. We are excited to welcome an experienced project manager with Citizenship subject expertise to help us deliver even more specialist resources for use with young people nationwide. ”

Richard John Director of Programme Operations