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Department for Education

Department for Education

At Department for Education, we are a community that works to achieve a highly-educated society in which opportunity is equal for all, no matter what their background or family circumstances.

Our Department is responsible for:

  • teaching and learning for children in early years and primary schools and for young people under the age of 19 years in secondary schools and apprentices in further education
  • supporting professionals who work with children, young people and the education system
  • helping disadvantaged children and young people to achieve more
  • making sure that social services protect and support children
  • teaching and learning at universities
  • promoting lifelong learning and wider skills for an educated society
  • creating and implementing equality strategy and legislation across government (Did you know our Department also includes the Government Equalities Office?)

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What We Will Do For You

  • At DfE we will give you the chance to make that real difference.
  • At DfE we will give you the opportunity to improve the country’s educational landscape.
  • At DfE we will give you the ability to make a positive impact on the lives of thousands of children and young people.
  • At DfE we will give the opportunity to work with us to make sure we have an equal society for all

 

Working With Us

At DfE, we don’t have a set ‘mould’ of what a Civil Servant should look like. We welcome anyone who shares our values and has the skills we need to make the difference that we want to make. As a result, we have a strong culture of inclusion and diversity, and are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

We recognise that many people have responsibilities outside of work, and so promote and support the use of a range of flexible working patterns to enable staff to balance home and work responsibilities. Whether you want to work part time or need to come into the office a little later on certain days so you can do the school run, we are a very flexible employer, and more importantly, we treat people fairly irrespective of their working arrangements.

As committed to the education of the country’s children and young adults, we are equally committed to the development of our own. Our Department focuses on helping each individual reach their potential, and offers many different opportunities from apprenticeships and talent schemes to mentoring and coaching.

Benefits at Department for Education

List of all the benefits that Department for Education are offering their employees. Benefits may vary depending on role, location and length of service.

  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Flexible Working
  • Job Share

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The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) brings together the existing responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA), creating a singl...

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