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About this Role

4 days per week - FTC for 12 months

NAHT is looking for an experienced trade union organiser who is able to help drive our organising and campaigns priorities in England helping to strengthen our collective voice in line with Unions national strategic aims.

Reporting to the National Organiser this role will support the delivery of NAHT’s organising and campaigns strategy ensuring the strategic direction of NAHT is successfully implemented in the branches and regions within the London and Eastern region.

You will support the digital organising transformation strategy and work with various teams across the association to support the recruitment and retention of members with the aim of developing and building local branches.  Furthermore, you’ll be responsible for supporting the delivery of local and national campaigns.

You will also provide administrative, IT and communications systems support to our local officials. 

Our range of excellent benefits include 39 days holiday allowance including bank holidays in addition to 4 days Christmas closure, 21 hours wellbeing leave, gym contribution, generous pension scheme, commitment to personal growth through funded learning, homeworking and office set up allowance.

The successful applicant will be based from home and reside in or near the London & Eastern region, with the ability to drive and a valid driving licence which are essential for this role. 

From time to time you will be required to support other regions.

Person specification

We are looking for a dynamic individual with demonstrable experience of working within the trade union organising model, aimed at revitalising, supporting and developing branches.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their ability to work within the structures of a national union. Experience of campaigning and developing successful recruitment strategies together with excellent communication skills, oral and written with the ability to present confidently and establish credibility are all essential.

You must be flexible, able to travel and stay away overnight as required.

About us

NAHT represents more than 34,000 school leaders in early years, primary, secondary/post primary and special schools, making us the largest association for school leaders in the UK. Our members consist of all categories of school leaders. We provide representation, advice and training for school leaders in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We use our voice at the highest levels of government to influence policy for the benefit of leaders and learners everywhere.

Further information

NAHT is an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can embrace and value individuality. We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion and encourage all applications regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief. Should you need any adjustments to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on

The closing date for receipt of applications is 29th May

First interview – 10th June 2022

Second interview – 14th June 2022

Both interviews will take place in our London Office, Millbank Tower.

Applications from agencies will not be accepted.

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