Apply to join our ECF Lead Network Committee

As a valued ECF Lead on our Teach First ECF programme we would like to invite you to apply to join our Committee of Directors to drive our new and powerful network for ECF Leads in the region.

Formation of an ECF Lead Network 

Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub is looking to support the formation of an ECF Lead Network. The aim of this network is to support ECF Leads to learn from one another and steer the work of Teach First’s national ECF programme. 

To move this network forward we require a leadership committee of ECF Leads in our region.  We are looking for 5/6 Network Directors to form the committee and drive engagement across the ECF Lead Network. 

The Network Director role  

  • Opportunity to create a regional network to influence change 
  • Represent the voice of the educational sector and influence the ECF nationally 
  • Steer Teach First work 
  • Work with a team of like-minded people to generate to generate an amplified voice of the sector 

Applicants should be: 

  • An ECF Lead 
  • Active in your school community 
  • Able to network and influence locally and regionally 
  • Skilled in networking and connectivity 
  • Able to drive change 

Personal Spec 

  • All phases, and school type representation encouraged. 
  • Directors will be recruited solely on the basis of the candidates abilities and individual merit. Diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our selection process, including and not limited to including reasonable adjustments where necessary 

Key dates & deadline 

  • Deadline for expressions of interest for Network Director role: Tuesday 19th April 2022 
  • Initial interest meeting: mid-June 
  • Network launch: 27th June 
  • Full launch: September 2022 


  • This is a non-funded professional development opportunity
  • Time commitment: 1 hour per half term 

You do: Provide the expertise to ask the big questions 

We do: We will provide the resource to support change making 

How to to apply for a Network Director role

Please complete our Expression of Interest form.  

Joining the wider network

We are aiming to engage with the majority of our ECF Leads, If you would like to join the ECF Lead network as a member (not a Director), please complete this short form

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch by emailing