Research Officer

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Brighton, East Sussex
£30,000 per annum
25 Jan 2023
06 Feb 2023
Job Function
Strategy and Planning
Contract Type
Full Time

Brighton College is seeking to appoint a Research Officer, to start as soon as possible.

The purpose of this post is to support the Head Master and other members of the Senior Management Team.

The successful applicant will be highly literate, numerate and able to work independently and as part of a team. An ability to analyse and handle qualitative and quantitative data will be essential, as will a proficiency in using Excel to this end. The successful candidate will work from Olivier House: a suite of offices located on Brighton seafront and a short walk from the College campus.

The following indicate some of the principal tasks and responsibilities:


  • Research educational matters of topical interest, as directed by the Head Master and members of the Senior Management Team.
  • Analyse and collate both internal and external data from various sources. As this may, on occasion, require access to confidential information, the successful candidate will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement on appointment.
  • Present research findings in written reports and oral presentations for different audiences.
  • Assist with some speech writing and presentations for speeches.
  • Assist with the organisation of College events.
  • Undertake any other reasonable research tasks requested by the Head Master and other members of the Senior Management Team.     


  • Undertake research relating to international schools and overseas territories, as directed by the Chief Executive of Brighton College International.
  • Undertake research visits to schools in the UK, and overseas, along with the Deputy Headmaster (Innovation and Development).

Hours of work:

  • This role will be full-time, 37.5 hours per week, 8.30-17.00, Monday to Friday with a one-hour unpaid lunch break each day. 
  • The role requires occasional evening and weekend work, and some overseas travel is likely to be required.  


  • 20 days, increasing to 25 days after 2 years' service (in addition to bank holidays).
  • Where possible, these should be taken during the school holidays. Subject to operational requirements, additional days may be awarded during the period between Christmas and the New Year.

Safeguarding responsibilities:

  • This role will involve daily contact with pupils and you will be engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
  • All staff and volunteers have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.

For full details of the role please see the Job Profile Document below.

 annum Job Profile  JOB PROFILE DOCUMENT

For full details of the role,  please apply via the link


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