Educational Services Lead
Stand Against Violence is looking for a dependable, committed and enthusiastic individual to help drive the charity’s educational services forward.
This exciting role provides the successful candidate with an opportunity to both maintain and lead on the further development of an already successful educational programme which tackles community violence through youth education.
As Educational Services Lead you will be responsible for both delivery of the educational programme, recruiting, supporting and training a freelance workforce, developing new programmes, refreshing existing materials, seeking new opportunities and innovatively working on how we engage and communicate our message with young people.
Reporting to: Operations Manager Hours: 30 hrs per week
Salary: £27,000 pro rata
Location of job: This role is predominantly home based but will require regular travel for meetings with the team in Taunton, Somerset, and to promote our work to organisations. You will also be expected to drive for delivery as needed which covers England and Wales although we have several contractors in various areas who can pick up bookings further afield.
Responsibility for others: Contractors and teaching staff
- You will contribute to the development of a strategy for the educational services of the charity and be responsible for leading this stream of work
- You will plan your workforce needs, recruit, train and support the staff and contractors
- You will perform a regular assessment and supervision with teaching staff to ensure continuity and quality of delivery across the UK
- You will deliver our educational services to all ages as needed
- You will keep up to date on the latest evidence and developments of violence prevention in the UK
- You will maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the education and youth sector in the UK
- You will evaluate our educational services regularly and take appropriate action to improve our services as per feedback
- You will support our bookings and sales manager in marketing to the education sector and seek opportunities to promote our services
- You will work with young people regularly to use their experiences and knowledge to inform our services and education programmes
- You will frequently review and update existing materials and lessons as well as developing new programmes as required
- You will seek new opportunities to expand educational services, network and give presentations to secure delivery opportunities and gain new collaborations
- You will work with the operations manager to achieve a financially sustainable model for educational services
- You will collaborate with the wider team to secure funding for educational services
- You will act as and maintain your training as the organisations designated safeguarding officer
Curriculum development and lesson mapping
Lesson planning and development
Working in youth violence prevention or similar subjects
Curriculum lead/programme management
PSHE and SEAL curriculums
Communication and networking
Social media use
Team working and ability to work on own initiative
Good IT skills and appreciation of professional looking materials
Good time management
Good level of English (verbal and written)
Innovative and creative working
Marketing and PR skills
PGCE or similar
Confident, empathetic and friendly person
Passionate, enthusiastic and hard working
Good people skills
Flexible and prepared to work as per the needs of the charity
Full UK driving license and willingness to travel nationally
Closing date: 25th June 2021
Interview date: 8th July 2021
Apply today for the Educational Services Lead position
Stand Against Violence – Who we are:
Stand Against Violence aims to be a leading provider through lifelong learning of violence prevention services in England and Wales. Through the delivery of high quality, innovative and evidence-based learning that encompasses the diverse nature of a community. We aim to have a voice at all levels to influence agendas and create positive change to attitudes towards violence.
Our vision is to work in communities throughout the UK to give people a chance to live in a world without violence. Our origins are in Taunton, Somerset and were founded by Adam Fouracre in 2005, following the murder of his brother Lloyd.
We have grown significantly over the last few years from a local organisation to one working across England and Wales. We have a small close knit team of 5 staff who all have a shared vision and passion for the charity objectives. Currently we deliver educational services to the education sector, youth settings and sports clubs across England and Wales with a growing freelance workforce.
Visit our website to learn more.