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Evidence Lead in Education (ELE) Opportunities

Join the Staffordshire Research School team as an Evidence Lead in Education.

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Passionate about research and evidence in education? Proficient in putting it into practice and improving outcomes for students? Experienced in developing and enhancing the practice of colleagues? If so, you could be exactly what we are looking for.

The Staffordshire Research School is expanding its team and is looking to recruit a number of Evidence Leads in Education (ELE). ELEs will be designated by Staffordshire Research School, supported by the Education Endowment Foundation and will contribute to evidence-informed school improvement across the West Midlands region. Successful candidates will continue in their current roles, work in partnership with the Staffordshire Research School and be deployed to work with and support other schools, in agreement with their Headteacher.

We welcome applications from colleagues who have experience in any of the below areas of specialism, and the capacity and commitment to support right across the West Midlands.


Areas of Specialism –
We will consider all applications and areas of specialism and are particularly interested in, receiving applications from colleagues with experience and expertise in any of the below areas:

  • Primary & Secondary Literacy
  • Primary & Secondary Maths
  • Disadvantaged/​Pupil Premium Leads
  • Primary SEND
  • SEMH
  • Behaviour
  • Special Schools
  • Alternative Provision

Please see below for more information about the application process and for documents. 

Application Process

Please apply by completing the application form and providing a written endorsement from your Headteacher in support of your application.

Please ask your headteacher to email your completed application and confirmation of support form to Carly Kelly (c.​kelly@​jths.​co.​uk ) at the Staffordshire Research School.

We have an open application window and are happy to receive and consider applications throughout the academic year. 

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