Job Vacancy: Capacity Building Development Officer

The Alliance for Inclusive Education (ALLFIE) is recruiting for a Capacity Building Development Officer

  • Salary: £35,057 per annum, pro rata
  • Hours: Part-time – 21 hours per week
  • Contract: 3 years fixed term contract

ALLFIE is seeking to recruit an experienced project leader to uphold and strengthen our campaign for inclusive education. The post-holder will develop, coordinate and manage all aspects of the “Stronger Voices” project to influence London Disabled People’s Organisations (DPOs) to get involved in ALLFIE’s campaigning and lobbying work, and ensure timely delivery of project goals. You will build capacity and skills within the Disabled People’s Movement.

The project is London-based and funded by Trust for London, to build the capacity and skills of DPOs to campaign for inclusive education locally to ensure that Young Disabled People escape a lifetime of segregation and poverty.

You will have knowledge or relevant experience working in the field of social justice. The role will be focused on improving inclusive education policy and practice to tackle poverty.  You will be great at developing effective relationships across different sectors and working with a diverse audience.

As an organisation run by and for Disabled people, we are seeking to recruit a skilled and highly motivated Disabled person for this key role.

The Alliance for Inclusive Education (ALLFIE) has led the lobby for change in inclusive education for over 30 years, as the only national Disabled people’s campaigning organisation working on this issue.

ALLFIE’s vision is to create an inclusive society, by ensuring inclusive education within mainstream settings for ALL Disabled people. We campaign for ‘a world where inclusive education is a right not a struggle’, and for Disabled pupils and students to be fully included in mainstream education, training and apprenticeships, with all necessary support. We also create the resources that people and organisations need to advocate for inclusive education, training and apprenticeships and to develop good inclusive practice.

We support flexible working and large aspects the role could be done remotely, however some travel to attend face-to-face meetings will be required.

ALLFIE is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, intersectionality and human rights. If you are a Disabled person and we need to make any adjustments to our recruitment process to enable you to apply for this role please let us know.

Responsible to: ALLFIE’s Director
Salary: £35,057 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 21 hours per week
Contract length: Fixed term contract – 3 years
Annual Leave: 25 days per year plus bank holidays, pro rata

How to apply

Please follow the ‘Guidance notes – How to apply’ document.

Attached is:

  1. Job Description & Person Specification
  2. Application Guidance Notes
  3. Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Please return your CV and supporting statement, data consent and recruitment monitoring forms to

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Wednesday 4 May 2022

Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis

This role is funded by Trust for London

Trust for London logo with the slogan: Tackling poverty and inequality