School Programme Officer

Recruiter
NFP People on behalf of City Year
Location
Manchester
Salary
£24000 Per Annum
Posted
26 May 2022
Closes
16 Jun 2022
Ref
3545
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

School Programme Officer

This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to join an innovative organisation, building and maintaining strong relationships with school partners.

City Year UK is a youth social action charity which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time social action. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK.

Position: School Impact Officer

School Location: (Bolton (2 days)/Tameside (2 days))

Training Location: Central Manchester (1 day (some occasional work from home))

Hours: Term-time working (with the exception of the second half of August) Usual working hours 8:00-4:30, Monday to Friday

Salary: Full-time equivalent starting salary of £24,000 per annum – plus an amazing benefits package

Duration: Permanent with a start date of 10th August 2022

Closing Date: 16th June

Interview Date: Interviews will commence on the 6th of June and end on the 17th of June.

The Role

The School Impact Officer is based predominantly in a school (Monday to Thursday) and is the primary link between our partner school and City Year UK (CYUK).  The Impact Officer is the custodian of the CYUK programme delivery. This is achieved by managing a team of Volunteer mentors and School Service Leaders (where applicable), who support school activities. Impact Officer’s coordinate, manage and evaluate the programme that CYUK delivers. The Volunteer mentors and School Service Leaders (where applicable) also complete a Leadership and Development programme (delivered most Fridays during term-time) over their year of service. Impact Officer’s work with them on a professional development plan to chart their continuous professional development.

The Impact Officer plays a key role in the engagement, training and retention of Volunteer mentors and School Service Leaders (where applicable). They have pastoral oversight for the team and their relationships with those they come into contact with (children, parents, education professionals, funders, members of parliament and other stakeholders).

About You

To be successful in this role you will need to be passionate about social change and serving a great cause. As the School Impact Officer you will strive for excellence and support the core vision and values of City Year UK.

You will:

  • Have experience of working with children and young people.
  • Experience of collating, analysing and reporting on data
  • Relevant work experience or a professional qualification i.e. degree in Education, Social Work, Youth Work or Similar
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong management skills, able to connect and communicate effectively
  • A sound understanding of school leadership priorities and an ability to represent CYUK in this context
  • Flexibility in approach to meet volunteers and pupil’s developmental needs
  • The ability to cope well with multiple demands and ambiguity
  • Proven ability to prioritise work to meet tight deadlines delegate appropriately and apply problem-solving skills effectively
  • A proactive attitude, with the ability to use initiative, and a professional manner and approach

If you want to make a real difference and believe that young people can change the world, we want to hear from you!

 

Please apply by uploading your CV and cover letter (two pages preferred) demonstrating your suitable experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. Due to the high volume of CVs received, we can only respond back to the successful candidates.

Employee Benefits

As an organisation, we place particular emphasis on fairness, well-being, and inclusion and offer a range of benefits for staff, including:

  • Great holiday entitlement
  • Training including degree-level qualifications
  • Pension scheme enrolment starts at 4% as standard, and employee contributions
  • are matched up to 5%
  • Free eye tests and £20 off glasses
  • Interest-free travel season ticket loans
  • Interest-free bike loans under the “Cycle to Work Scheme”
  • Interest-free Loans to assist employees with welfare or financial hardship
  • 2 days per year to pursue volunteering opportunities and 2 days per year to support wellbeing
  • Regular all staff wellbeing sessions with external wellbeing experts
  • Reservist friendly employer - Bronze award
  • Volunteer and Employee Assistance Program (VEAP)
  • Laptop and mobile phone

About the Organisation

This youth social action charity 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, the organisation supports pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK.

The charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners including young people.

Other areas of experience may include School Partnerships, School Partnerships Officer, School Partnerships Lead, School Impact Officer, School Impact, School, Primary School, Senior School, Early Years, EYF, Volunteer Recruitment, Teacher, Education, School Engagement, School Leadership, Volunteer Management, Volunteer, Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement, Lead, Teaching Assistant, Teaching, Youth, Secondary School Teacher, Trainee Teacher, Teacher, Youth Support, Family Support, Children’s Support, Support Officer, EYF, Mentor, Youth Mentor, Volunteer Management, School Partnerships, School Liaison, Programme Officer, Programme Lead, Programme Support.

Please note this role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of their client. 

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