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Keynote Educational is a leading national provider of high-quality professional development for the secondary education sector. With a strong, well-established reputation for relevant, inspiring and innovative provision, offering large-scale national conferences on key issues of priority for secondary education leaders, portfolios of curriculum and non-curriculum professional development courses and student revision sessions.

This is an exciting time for the company as we are in a period of expansion and are currently looking for experts to deliver courses and sessions to leaders, teachers and/or students. We are now accepting applications to join our outstanding team of course leaders.

Who we are looking for?

We are looking for ambitious, enthusiastic individuals who have a keen interest in professional development, who are a cut above the rest and are experts in their own field and key focus areas, be that leadership, teaching & learning, pastoral & behaviour, mental health & wellbeing, student voice, safeguarding, sixth form or curriculum & subject specialisms.

The Benefits for Course Leaders:

  • Make a valuable contribution and enhance professional learning and development in the secondary education sector.
  • Great personal and professional development.
  • Recognised, national platform to deliver high quality, professional courses.
  • Give your own thoughts and expertise to support and develop colleagues in the sector.
  • You choose the dates for your courses to fit in with your diary and you can lead anywhere from 2 courses per academic year to 30+.

Relevant Experience: 

  • At least 5 years teaching and/or leadership experience and/or at least 5 years examining experience (for subject/exam-based courses)

  • Gained achievements in your area of expertise.

  • Experience of successfully leading and delivering staff CPD sessions and/or student revision/study skills sessions (preferably whole school or at a trust/regional level)

Skills & Competencies:

  • Know and understand what excellence in professional development is.  

  • Understand what good delivery of a course looks like. 

  • Have the ability to use creative flair and to make a course attractive to teachers. 

  • Produce course resources to a professional level. 

  • Be able to ‘read’ your audience and adapt and be flexible during your course delivery. 

  • Possess good IT skills.  

  • Demonstrate excellent organisation and the ability to work to deadlines. 

  • Have a commitment to keep up with the latest themes, directions and key issues in professional learning. 

  • Be proactive with new course ideas, take initiative and think independently. 


Further Details: 

  • Know and understand what excellence in professional development is. 

  • The role offers flexibility, and you can lead as many or as few courses as you like – from 2 per year to 30+

  • You can lead courses in any aspect of your key specialist areas. 

  • You will liaise with our content team, to put together effective, relevant, up to date, valuable and stimulating courses making them attractive to teachers and leaders.

  • You will create and prepare presentations and course notes of 20-30 pages. 

  • Courses are delivered face-to-face in London and occasionally online. 

  • Our scheduled teacher courses are delivered in superior venues, including 4* and 5* London hotels. 

  • We also offer ‘in-school’, bespoke, tailored courses delivered in schools across the country. 

  • You may be interested in participating in our large-scale national conferences and in delivering student revision sessions. 

  • If travel is required and any overnight accommodation, this is paid for by Keynote.


If you are interested in applying to become a Keynote Educational Course Leader, please send a copy of your CV together with a brief email outlining the

type of courses, including focus areas and subjects you’re interested in leading and any other relevant information you’d like to highlight to


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