School Programme Officer

EasyWeb NFP
£21k - £24k per annum
09 Jul 2018
25 Jul 2018
Candidate Services
Part Time
Contract Type
School Programme Officer 

Do you want to make a difference through education? Do you have experience in teaching, mentoring or tutoring and are passionate about education? 

Our client is a youth social action charity which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the UK. Our client experience empowers these exceptional and diverse young people to realise their aspirations and grow as leaders, both through their impact on children’s lives and through training, coaching and career development opportunities. 

From Monday to Thursday, our client's volunteers are integral to the school day. They encourage pupils both in and out of the classroom to engage with and enjoy learning, while developing their own skills. On Fridays they meet to share experiences and benefit from additional training, delivered by experts from across the education, business and voluntary sectors. 

Position: School Programme Officer 
Location: Based in a partner school in Stockport and at the Leadership and Development training location most Fridays in Oldham. 
Job type: part-time, 3 days per week permanent 
Salary: £21k - £24k per annum pro rata dependent on experience and placement, with up to 5% employer pension contributions 
Holiday leave: a minimum of 43 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays) 

Start date: 15th August 2018 
Closing date: 11 am – 31 July 2018 
Applications will be assessed as they arrive. Please apply early to avoid disappointment. 

About the Role: 

As School Programme Officer (known internally as an Impact Officer) you will predominantly work with a partner schools and be the primary link between the school and our client. You will be the custodian of our client culture in the schools and responsible for managing a team of volunteer mentors as well as coordinating, monitoring and evaluating all activities provided by the organisation. You will be the main link to all parties involved and will report to an office-based line manager and will be responsible for the line management of 5 -7 full-time school-based volunteers. 

You will play a key role in the management, training and retention of the volunteers, along with pastoral oversight for the teams and their relationships with those they come into contact with (children, parents, education professionals, funders and other stakeholders). 

Within the role you will be meeting and liaising with designated school staff to discuss and identify the school’s requirements and will liaise with, and act as the link between the school and our client by maintaining regular contact with both, ensuring communication flows effectively and records are kept and data is recorded. 

About You: 

To succeed in this role you will have a passion for education, children and young people and have good experience of working in a school setting. With a sound understanding of school leadership priorities and an ability to represent our client in this context, you will be a strong leader with excellent communication both orally and written with excellent interpersonal skills. 

You may have experience of the following: School Programme Officer, Education, Charity, Partnerships Officer, Young People, Project Coordinator, School Liaison Officer, Not For Profit, Programme Officer, Partnership Coordinator, Teacher etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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