Youth Education Officer

Job Vacancy: Youth Education Officer

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Date(s) - 21/08/2018 - 18/09/2018
12:00 am - 5:00 pm

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It’s an exciting time for EqualiTeach, and to meet increasing demand we are continuing to expand our team. We are looking for a new Youth Education Officer to deliver workshops to young people on issues of equality and to contribute to the running and development of a growing organisation.
See full information below and contact us with any questions.
We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description

Hours of work:           35 hours per week

Salary Scale:             NJC Pay Scale 5: £21,074 – £23,111, 5% pension

Based at our head office in St Neots, with regular travel into London and the South East.

Job Summary

The post-holder will be key to the effective delivery of our programmes of work with young people. This role involves facilitating workshops with young people in schools and youth groups, liaising with external organisations to book workshops, creating workshops and monitoring and evaluation of the work. The post involves regular travel throughout East England and London and occasional national travel.

Background to EqualiTeach

EqualiTeach is a not-for-profit equality training and consultancy organisation, working with educational settings England-wide to help promote equality and tackle discrimination in the classroom.

We provide:

  •   Equality, diversity and inclusion training for governors, teachers and support staff
  •   Interactive workshops with young people
  •   Production and updating of policies, strategies and guidance documents
  •   Production of training and educational resources

Details of the workshops that we currently deliver can be found on our website: http://www.equaliteach.co.uk/our-work/#Workshops

Key Tasks:

  • Delivering workshops on issues of equality
  • Development of new activities and workshops
  • Creating resources to support the delivery of workshops
  • Liaising with organisations to book workshops
  • Contributing to the general administration, well running and development of the organisation

 Person Specification

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Understanding of equality and inclusion issues
  • Knowledge of a range of effective teaching and learning techniques and styles
  • Knowledge of classroom management

Experience

  • Experience of working with young people
  • Experience of teaching or delivering educational workshops

Skills and Competencies

  • Skilled and confident communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of every pupil, to ensure that all young people are included
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Intermediate level IT skills in standard Microsoft packages
  • Strong organisational skills
  • High levels of enthusiasm and motivation
  • A commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • A commitment to continuing personal development

Closing date for applications: 5pm Tuesday 18th September 2018

To apply, please complete the accompanying application form and equalities monitoring form and return these to Kate Hollinshead kate@equaliteach.co.uk

Interviews will be held in St Neots on Tuesday 25th September 2018

EqualiTeach strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Although the post is advertised as a full-time position, we are happy to explore flexible working options. If you require the application form in a different format, or reasonable adjustments made for interview, please contact us.

If you have any questions, or need any further information about this post, please e-mail: kate@equaliteach.co.uk