At Catch22, we are proud of our reputation as a modern and progressive employer. Our 1,300 colleagues and 300 volunteers work at every stage of the social welfare cycle, supporting over 60,000 individuals from cradle to career.
The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a flagship policy at the heart of the government’s vision for building a Big Society. The programme brings together 16-17-year-olds from different backgrounds in a summer programme which includes adventure, discovery and meaningful social action. NCS aims to support participants’ personal and social development and help them develop the confidence, skills and attitudes they need to take on active roles in their communities and develop themselves for their own future.
As an NCS School Support Coordinator, you will work closely with our recruitment team to develop relationships with schools in the region to market our school support offer. You will work closely with the schools to develop a bespoke programme of 15 hours of content within the curriculum framework outlined by the NCST.
The role covers both Merseyside & Greater Manchester, candidates from both areas will be considered.
As NCS School Support Coordinator, your main duties will include:
- Lead on developing, organising, planning and delivering a 15 hour school support programme to a range of schools, reaching 365 young people.
- To support the recruitment teams to market the school support programme and increase the number of schools signing up to the offer.
- Liaise with key contacts in schools to develop a bespoke school support offer which falls within the broader school support curriculum framework outlined by the NCST
- Work closely with the Office Lead and Contract Manager to recruit the required number of sessional support staff to deliver our school support programme
- Raising awareness of NCS locally
- Delivering staff training to NCS sessional staff
Educated to A Level or equivalent
To be successful as an NCS School Support Coordinator, you will need:
- Substantial experience of working directly with young people from a wide variety of backgrounds
- Experience of programme management
- Experience of leading the planning, delivery, and evaluation of activities for and with young people
- Knowledge of relevant youth policies, legislation, and the wider youth agenda.
- Knowledge of developing and managing projects in the public, private or voluntary sectors
We are looking to appointment to these roles as quickly as possible and will close this job off to new applicants when we have enough suitable candidates to interview. We, therefore, encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check
Interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, so early application is strongly advised