- Job role
- Education support
- Working pattern
- Full time
36.5 hours per week
- Contract type
- £24,040 to £31,420
About the role:
This position is based in the OAT South region and the post holder can base themselves within any of our OAT South academies. Travel between the academies in the region is a requirement of the role along with occasional visits to OAT central locations. Travel and subsistence expenses from your base location will be met. Please see the attached map for locations.
This role has been created to support enrichment and social action programme development and delivery in one of the four OAT regions as well as the development and delivery of a suite of National events. The postholder will help us meet our aim that children’s entitlement to enrichment opportunities at both local and national level will be unsurpassed. As a trust we want to inspire young people to develop their skills, talents and character through a wide range of activities, to use their curiosity and creativity to find new ways of achieving their potential and to have the confidence, drive and resilience to follow their dreams. Our ambition is for all our schools to engage and inspire pupils through a varied, impactful and sustainable enrichment programme. It is our ambition that this programme is deeply embedded within and complements curriculum delivery, offering real opportunities for the development of our pupils’ social, emotional and life competencies. We expect that activities and opportunities are able to evidence positive impact and we want to offer our pupils activities they may not otherwise have access to.
This role will help us to ensure that every child will have a fundamental enrichment entitlement, including taking part in meaningful social action in their school and the wider community whilst they are with us.
We are also committing to the aim that every Year 9 Ormiston student will have the opportunity to undertake the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award. DofE programmes take young people on a life-changing journey where they set their own challenges; learning practical skills, improving their fitness, volunteering in their community, planning and going on an adventurous expedition. They develop essential work-ready skills and attributes such as resilience, confidence, commitment, team working and determination. This role will help us ensure that this aim becomes a reality for all of our Year 9s.
The ideal candidate will able to demonstrate passion and experience within creative project and events co-ordination. They will have a passion for supporting disadvantaged young people and an ability to support educators to broaden their curriculum offer with enriching activities and opportunities.
The successful applicant will have demonstrable project/events management experience (which may include University projects/events), including:
Planning for project development and delivery (essential)
Regional funder relationship development and management (desirable)
Regional partnership development and management (desirable)
Successful individual bid writing or has been part of a successful bid writing team (desirable)
Monitoring and evaluation of projects (essential)
Project reporting for various audiences (essential)
Entrepreneurial and opportunistic, with confidence to highlight potential and offer alternative solutions (essential)
Collaborative working and the ability to engage and inspire (Essential)
Understanding of the pressures and challenges faced by schools (Desirable) and a willingness to support wherever possible (Essential)
The ability to deliver workshops within schools or informal education environments (essential)
An understanding of the current enrichment and social action landscape (essential)
An awareness of DfE policy and how it might impact on the development and delivery of enrichment and social action activities (essential)
Main roles and responsibilities:
The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate related experience to the positions main roles and responsibilities, which will be:
Assisting Curriculum Development
Regional and National Events
Fundraising and Delivery
Applying for the job
To apply, please submit your completed application and supporting statement by 12 noon on Friday 29 October.
For an informal discussion about the role, or if you have any additional queries, please contact the National Lead Practitioner for Enrichment Klara Reddy on email@example.com
OAT is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.More on how to apply (opens in new tab)
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