Graduate / Student Teaching/Training / Events Manager

Summer Institute Intern

Graduate / Student Teaching/Training / Events Manager – Published 28th Apr 17

We are seeking a Summer Institute Intern for a period of four weeks starting in June 2017 to be based in our South Coast office in Bournemouth.

This will be a great opportunity to learn more about how Teach First delivers Summer Institute and will give you the opportunity to play an integral role as part of the delivery team.

With over 2500 participants and 300+ members of staff, join us and help us deliver the largest residential conference in the UK!

Further details:

Company name:
Salary / Pay:
£348 per week
Closing date:
Wed, 24th May 2017

As a Summer Institute (SI) intern, you will play a key role in the logistics and delivery of Summer Institute events and activities (You can read further about Summer Institute here).

You will provide general support to the Teach First staff and your will be varied, with an emphasis on planning participant social events, working with data to manage session attendance and creating a strategy for visually capturing Summer Institute (photography and filming).

It is important to note that many duties will be ad-hoc, with peaks of extremely busy time and some quieter periods – you must be able to manage your own time and balance conflicting priorities.

What you do

At this level you will:

  • Report into a Senior Programme Officer who is responsible for SI in your local area.
  • Provide hands-on support across your local area to deliver SI.
  • Work with a variety of stakeholders, including Teach First participants, tutors, universities, schools and supporters to deliver SI.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with the logistical planning and delivery across all aspects of Summer Institute including participant arrivals and transportation.
  • Preparation and support at events throughout SI including local opening and closing ceremonies. This will include event set-up and clean-up as well as material preparation (electronic and hard copy materials).
  • Designing and rolling out an approach to visually capture SI in your local area (photography, filming).
  • Working with audio/visual materials for events.
  • Data management and input, tracking session attendance and other key metrics.
  • General support across your local area team as and where required.
  • The critical responsibilities of this role are described above. They may be subject to reasonable changes from time to time in line with business need.

You’re good at:


  • Delivering Results – Organised, proactive and able to coordinate multiple tasks and projects in a fast-paced, busy environment.
  • Event Management – Experience of logistical planning and delivery of events.
  • Communications & Media – Ability to create multimedia communication tools (videos, photos, vox pops).
  • IT proficiency – Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word.


  • Marketing – Experience of communication and marketing of events.
  • Data Insight – Good eye for detail and experience of data input.

All our employees are expected to model our values and help others to do so.

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity at Teach First you are required to email your CV and covering letter to the Senior Programme Officer for the area in which you wish to work – South Coast – Hayley Russell