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Scale up coordinator for teacher development program

Position description

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to help scale-up the successful and proven teacher development program with consistently high participant satisfaction rates and potential to innovate Slovak education. 

We are looking for a senior colleague help us drive:

  • Plan and implement scale up approach of the teacher development program
  • Design realistic financial sustainability model (incl. generating fees from participants, identification of other funding sources)
  • Identify and develop individual and institutional program partnerships
  • Strengthen awareness of LEAF teacher development programs among target group (Slovak secondary & high schools)
  • Build program impact assessment approach, Track and reflect program impact
  • Secure smooth program operations (incl. identify inefficiencies and define and implement necessary measures)

Employee perks, benefits

If you look for routine position and best tangible perks, LEAF may not be the best place for you. If you search for opportunity to follow your personal desire and mission, we can offer:

Meaningful impact: We aspire to support the development of talented young people who have the potential to be change-makers in society by building a boarding school, literally from the ground up!

 Professional team environment: You will become part of a diverse and supportive team that strives to be at the forefront of 21st Century Education.

 Challenging assignments: We are an entrepreneurial organization. On-the-job learning and fast personal development here is inevitable. You have a chance to bring and immediately implement new ideas.

Information about the position

Offered salary

Compensation for the role is starting 1,300 euro base, depending on the qualification and track record of final candidate.

Employment type

  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Possible starting day

By agreement

Job requirements

Required education

  • University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Preferably business or management, but other fields are not excluded

Work experience

Practice in sector: 3-5 years in business building, ideally scaling-up successful start-up venture or growing specific business line in corporate environment

Personality requirements

Skills & knowledge

  • English knowledge on communication level
  • Driving License
  • Standard computer skills

Personal prerequisites

•             Strong PASSION for education – this program operates in edu environment (that differs from business world), so you need to love education to stay excited and succeed

•             Open mind

•             Proactive and entrepreneurial mindset coupled with preference for teamwork


Process leadership and management, in part.

•             Planning and prioritization

•             Organization of work

•             Impact monitoring and assessment


Content leadership, in part.

•             Problem-solving

•             Creativity

•             Analytical skills and critical thinking


People leadership, in part.

•             Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

•             Ability to cooperate w/o formal hierarchy

•             Ability to establish and maintain relationships

•             Pro-activity and resilience

Information about selection process

The selection process will include interviews with various team members. We take hiring very seriously and want to make as sure as possible that new members of our team will not only be excellent at what they do, but also passionate for both the role and LEAF mission and thriving in our culture - the side effect being that hiring process can take longer in some cases.


Company name


Company description

We are not a company. LEAF is a non-profit organization with a mission to contribute to developing young people with the potential to grow into shapers of Slovakia demonstrating:

  • Character (moral qualities based on integrity, respect for others, and humanness),
  • Excellence (a holistic personality exceptional in one or two areas fueled by curiosity, inner motivation, and grit),
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership (a drive for change with high aspirations, a risk-taking mindset, and the ability to engage others), and
  • Civic Engagement (unselfish willingness to use one’s qualities for improving his/her community beyond typical expectations), regardless of their socioeconomic backgrounds.

In the aim to fulfil this mission, LEAF has launched a portfolio of programs focusing on

  • Improving education experience of talented high school students (e.g. mentoring portal, leadership camps, scholarships, teacher mentoring);
  • Mitigation of brain-drain (e.g. internships in Slovakia);
  • Development of talented young professionals (e.g. skill-based voluntary program).

Main company sector

  • Other educational organisations

Location of work

  • Bratislava

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