Work for the Peter Jones Foundation

The Peter Jones Foundation advertises specific roles as and when they are available. However, we are always open to enquiries and applications from enthusiastic and motivated individuals. We believe that having a great team and working culture is the most important ingredient in the charity’s success, and we are always looking to add to that with great people.

As an innovative and growing charity, we often have new roles and opportunities in the pipeline, from the most junior to very senior. We would love to hear from people who are passionate about improving educational opportunities for children.

Please drop us an email if you think you would be a good fit:

Head of Finance / Finance Manager

Closing Date: 2nd June

The Head of Finance / Finance Manager will take responsibility for delivering, managing and developing all aspects of the Foundation’s finance processes, providing support within the organisation to ensure frontline staff are able to deliver a world class programme.

Success in this role will be measured by further developing and managing the entire end-to-end finance function in conjunction with the Chief Operating Officer and the Operations Manager.


  • Day to day Management of Finances
  • Budget setting and monitoring
  • Management Information
  • Year-end process; to include production of statutory accounts / audit
  • Taxation
  • Financial returns and regulatory compliance
  • Payroll
  • General

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Programme Manager, Peter Jones Enterprise Academies

Closing Date: 16th May

The Programme Manager will take responsibility for managing and developing the Foundation’s growing network of Peter Jones Enterprise Academies whilst supporting our broader educational activities. The successful applicant will be the main point of contact and relationship manager for teachers and tutors delivering our courses at PJEAs across the UK. Responsibilities will include delivering CPD to teaching staff and leading termly sessions for students, embedding key performance indicators and working to ensure the delivery of Peter Jones Foundation courses in Business, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship is of the highest quality.

This will mean driving engagement in key aspects of the course including our Tycoon Enterprise Competition as well as other competitions and opportunities exclusive to our network of 25+ PJEA providers. In addition, the Programme Manager will work with the Foundation’s partnerships team to ensure opportunities for corporate partners and the charity’s network of business founders are fully realised and with the marketing and communications team to support PJEAs with marketing their provision and recruiting students.Reporting into the Head of Education, this role is central to strengthening and growing the PJEA network and achieving the charity’s goal of having 50 PJEAs nationally by 2022.

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