Beyond Equality works with men and boys towards gender equality, inclusive communities, and healthier relationships.We have had deep and transformative conversations with over 30,000 young men and boys about their lives and how they want to make positive changes for gender equality and better communities.
We are recruiting a group of Lead Facilitators to set the bar for excellence in workshop facilitation, delivering engaging, challenging and creative workshops. Lead Facilitators will be hired and trained to deliver workshops to one or more of the following cohorts:
- Young people in and out of school
- School teachers
- University students
- Adults in workplaces
Duties and Responsibilities
- Lead Facilitators will be recruited for delivery or co-delivery of specific workshops within specific projects: Schools (pupils), Schools (Teachers), Universities (Students) or Workplaces.
Feedback on Workshops
- Standard feedback and other basic administration tasks are required after every workshop
- Separately, Lead Facilitators may be recruited to specific workshop development projects, requiring additional time, and will be compensated at a higher rate for this development work
Our dream Lead Facilitators can think creatively about how to reach people through facilitation, and is able to create spaces for people to navigate difficult conversations. We want someone who can work in a small team and complete tasks without close supervision.
- Demonstrated commitment to compassion
- Commitment to anti-oppression work including anti-racism and gender justice work
- Strong facilitation skills and the ability to create courageous spaces for individual and group reflections.
- Capable of guiding people through new and challenging ideas in creative and engaging ways
- Candidates must be willing and able to compassionately support volunteer facilitators – who they will sometimes work alongside – in their development.
- Understand the importance of putting adequate time into preparing for a workshop in advance, and who can think on their feet.
- A working knowledge of gendered socialisation & stereotypes, social norms & group dynamics, power dynamics (particularly systems of privilege/oppression including race and class oppression), and Intersectional Feminism
- Experience of facilitating group learning at a professional level
- Experience of working with one or more of these audiences: boys aged 10-19; university students; teachers; professional staff and leaders in schools & universities; middle management in corporate settings; and student leaders at university. This can be experience facilitating, working or volunteering.
- A working understanding of how the relevant institutions function in which they’ll be working
- Experience working in anti-oppression, sexual violence prevention, masculinities or mental wellbeing
- Delivered at least 20 workshops or similar interventions
- Our School Pupils work is almost all in person, and will require Lead Facilitators to be based near the main centres of operations. Currently we are recruiting for Greater London and the NW of England. We will recruit for other areas in the future
- Other roles will have some remote and some in person options, and will be open to other applicants
- All Lead Facilitators are required to attend a one-day onboarding training course
- They will be trained & observe relevant workshops
- They will begin by co-facilitating with a more experienced facilitator
- Beyond Equality prizes a culture of reflection, iterative improvement and learning
- Lead facilitators will have access to the Beyond Equality ongoing learning and training, including weekly events, resources and learning platforms
- There are leadership development opportunities through workshop coordination and volunteer management
Compensation and Contract
Lead Facilitator pay rates begin inline with staff pay rates of £150/day, or £20/hr. Higher rates are available for experienced trainers, with development opportunities available. Facilitators are paid for time spent in briefing, debriefing and any training.
Specific project requirements will be determined quarterly, with some Lead Facilitators expected to be working part-time and others as casual freelancers.
Lead Facilitators have their option of two legal relationships with Beyond Equality:
- Employee, where PAYE, national insurance and holiday pay is covered by Beyond Equality.This will include a guaranteed base number of workshops per quarter.
- Independent Contractor. The contractors have a slightly higher day rate to compensate for the additional benefits of employees.
Beyond Equality values diversity and inclusion and we have worked to create an application process that is as accessible as possible, however we still recognise that there is maybe more we can do especially for applicants who are minoritised in society, have specific accessibility needs and/or experience discrimination. If this is the case we are both happy and open to discussing better ways to support your candidacy and make this application process as equitable as possible for you.
We’re open to non-conventional experience and expertise. People from communities which traditionally experience discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity or immigration status; women; new parents; people with disabilities and LGBTQI+ people are encouraged to apply.
We are a diverse organisation and welcome everyone but it is important to note that the intersections of your identity will not increase or affect the amount of labour you are asked to do. If you wish to draw on your own lived experiences that will be both encouraged and supported but it is not nor ever will be a prerequisite of this role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.