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English Language Learning Scrum Master in United Kingdom

About Pearson: Our purpose: At Pearson we ‘add life to a lifetime of learning’ so everyone can realise the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. Pearson was founded in 1844 and has been built on our ability to grow with and adapt to a constantly evolving market. Our 20,000+ employees are dedicated to creating the high-quality, digital-first, accessible and sustainable resources for lifelong learning.

About English Language Learning (ELL): We aspire to become the world's leading destination to learn and improve English language skills. Our main focus is on committed learners from around the world, who are motivated by outcomes because they want to reach their full potential through learning English.

About the role: Are you ready to take your career in agile methodology to the next level? We're seeking a seasoned and practiced professional to join us as a Scrum Master. With over 3 years of experience in the field, you'll play a pivotal role in driving our organization's agility and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.

At Pearson, we believe in pushing boundaries and fostering innovation. Joining our team means being part of a dynamic environment where your skills and expertise will be valued, and where you'll have the opportunity to influence leaders and drive organizational change.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Focusing on the needs of the team and the customer to create a collaborative, psychologically safe environment.

  • Coaching the Product Owner in product management techniques and tools.

  • Establishing and embedding Scrum values and principles.

  • Coaching the team to increase their effectiveness through their understanding and application of scrum roles, ceremonies, artifacts, mindsets & behaviors.

  • Encouraging organizational change to support business agility.

  • Developing an organization-wide profile as an approachable and competent agilist, able to influence leaders.

Qualifications & Experience Required:

  • Scrum Master certification (CSM, PSM 1, or SAFe Agilist/Scrum Master).

  • Experience as a Scrum Master in Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe).

  • Able to put themselves in the shoes of business stakeholders, with rich cross-functional experience highly desirable.

  • Strong leader, educator & coach.

  • An excellent communicator, active listener & motivator.


  • Competitive annual leave

  • Life insurance

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Discounts on books and access to digital content and other development and training

    • more aligned to location.

If you're passionate about driving organizational agility and empowering teams to excel, we want to hear from you! Join us in creating an environment of continuous learning, improvement, and innovation. Apply now to take the next step in your career as a Scrum Master with Pearson

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: English Language Learning

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Req ID: 15722