Associate Consultants - Wales and Bristol | Education Support
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Associate Consultants - Wales and Bristol

Are you an experienced coach or facilitator who is passionate about employee wellbeing?

Do you understand the education sector?

Are you comfortable working with Leaders and Leadership Teams?

Are you based in Wales or Bristol?

We are seeking passionate and experienced coaches and facilitators to grow our network of self-employed Associate Consultants.

What we do

Education Support is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of the entire education workforce. We provide services designed to improve the wellbeing and personal efficacy of education staff and organisations.

What we are looking for

We are seeking to grow our network of self-employed Associate Consultants to deliver first -class services to institutions and individuals to enable them to accomplish the things that matter to them.

We have ambitious plans for growth and development, meeting increasing demand for our services in a highly dynamic education sector. Our Associate network is intended to improve our ability to draw on external talent and deliver more services in order to better support the sector. As we offer a breadth of services not all Associates will need to be skilled in all areas.

Our network delivers:

  • Facilitated peer support sessions for senior leaders (consultant as facilitator),
  • In-person wellbeing/resilience training sessions
  • Launches, analysis and feedback of staff surveys to senior leaders and the teams for whom they are responsible


Education Support’s work covers the whole of the United Kingdom. Sessions tend to run during academic term time and are delivered at the client’s site (so in schools, colleges or universities) or at other training or group meeting venues.

Consultants will need to be willing to travel (although we aim to book Associates for work in their local area).

We are currently seeking Associates in the following areas:

  • Bristol
  • Wales

By joining our network you’ll:

  • Have the ability to use your coaching and facilitation skills
  • Get the chance to make a real impact on the lives of those working in the education sector
  • Receive training and development opportunities
  • Become part of a supportive and friendly network

For more information, please review the role specification


Please send your CV along with a covering letter, letting us know why you would be a good fit, to . Please include Associate Consultant and your name in the subject header and we will be in touch to discuss.

Please would you also be able to specify in your covering letter the area you are based in, whether you are willing to travel and if you have your own transport?

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so we advise submitting as soon as possible.

Frequently asked questions

  • What is the salary? This is a self-employed role so work is paid at a day rate. Associates are responsible for paying their own Tax and National Insurance. We do not pay an annual salary or holiday pay.  To find out about day rates please contact the service delivery team.
  • How many hours per week or days per year are available? We are unable to guarantee a set amount of work.  Available work will depend upon what is sold in the area Associates are based in and Associate availability.
  • Am I responsible for securing my own contracts? Not for Education Support no. We have a team of regional business development managers who secure contracts.
  • Will I be working out of your office? No, Associates are not be based out of our office. Regions have been specified for this work as we have less coverage in those areas but client interest.
  • Where will I be working? The location of the work offered and timings will be determined by the task and the purchasing client’s requirements and agreed with you before you accept the contract. Outside of direct delivery Associates choose where they work for example where they prepare for sessions.
  • Am I required to take on the work you offer me? No, Associates are free to choose whether they wish to take on contracts or not.
  • Can Associates work for other clients? Yes. Working for Education Support does not prevent an Associate from working with other clients.