Research and Evaluation Freelancer (AI Products) at Oak National Academy, United Kingdom, 3-4 Months, £Freelance Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • United Kingdom
  • Jul 09, 2024
up to 6 Months Marketing Science

Contract Description

This opportunity is for a self-employed freelancer (sole trader, NOT a limited company or agency) - £350 day rate



We are looking for a skilled researcher on a 3-4 month contract to evaluate the impact of our AI products on teacher workload and lesson planning. Join a brilliant team of enthusiastic people on a mission to support teachers in delivering high-quality curriculum to pupils across schools in England.


  • Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the AI products that Oak National Academy has recently developed - the AI Lesson Planner and AI Quiz Designer. This project aims to understand the overall impact on teacher workload and lesson planning quality. The evaluation will use both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to provide a holistic view of the user experience and teacher outcomes. The scope of the work will include, but will not be limited to:
  • Developing and implementing a research plan to evaluate these tools, in collaboration with the product team (PM, Engineering, Data, Design)
  • Collecting and analysing both qualitative and quantitative data from users of these AI tools, and conducting desk research on the market landscape
  • Providing actionable insights and recommendations based on research findings, and connecting them to related insights from other teams and publicly available sources
  • Producing a comprehensive report outlining the research process, findings, and recommendations

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • 3+ years experience in delivering research projects
  • Deep understanding of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, including usability testing, user interviews and surveys
  • Experience with conducting evaluations, particularly in assessing technology tools and their impact on users
  • Solid understanding of the AI technology landscape, including its limitations and the latest developments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present complex findings in an accessible manner.
  • Ability to manage research projects proactively, including timelines, deliverables, and stakeholder engagement

Experience working in education would be beneficial