Birmingham, West Midlands
Bristol, Bristol City
Reading, Reading
London, Greater London
Starting salary of £22,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
This organisation supports anonymous recruitment. That means hiding your personal identifying information, removing bias from the hiring process.

At the forefront of the organisation, you will be responsible for maintaining partnerships, supporting tutors/coaches and delivering our programmes from volunteer recruitment and workshop delivery all the way through to evaluation. This is an “in-at-the-deep-end” role and you will flourish in a small dynamic team with real influence.

Key Areas of Responsibility

Create a thriving community of social mobility advocates among university students and young professionals:

  • Meeting recruitment targets for tutors/coaches across the region each term.
  • Training volunteers in tutoring/coaching and our pedagogy.

Oversee multiple in-school and online programmes (university student led and peer to peer):

  • Setting timelines for programme start and finish dates
  • Communicating with school staff weekly to provide feedback after sessions
  • Visiting schools to oversee quality.
  • Managing and running online sessions.

Programme Design and Delivery:

  • Contributing to the design of current workshops and creating new workshops when needed
  • Running in-school or online workshops for groups of pupils (KS2-5) and facilitating university trips at the start and end of our programmes

Line managing a team of Head Coaches:

  • Delivering training for Head Coaches
  • Holding 1-1 appraisals to monitor performance and set actions

Embodying our values (humility, high expectations, service, responsibility and resilience) and demonstrating commitment to our mission.


Essential characteristics and experience:

  • Passion for social mobility: we have big aims and are looking for those who share our desire to make education fairer in the UK so a person’s background does not determine their future.
  • Relationship building and facilitating: this a public-facing role so you will love delivering workshops to groups as well as communicating our mission to a wide range of stakeholders (businesses, senior members of MATs, universities etc.
  • Organisation: working in a fast paced young organisation you’ll be able to work between different programmes and workstreams.
  • Independence: this role requires you to work independently/alone from time to time in the office and/or from home
  • Resourcefulness: we’re a small, dedicated team - you must be a self-starter prepared for practical roles with lots of responsibility. A willingness to stay solution-focused with last minute challenges is a must!
  • Flexibility: the role will occasionally involve working evenings & weekends



  • An opportunity to contribute to a young, exciting charity with scope to input widely and take on new roles.
  • Starting Salary: £22k per annum
  • Annual Leave: 28 days pro rata
  • Office space: working from home or can be based in our Birmingham, Exeter or London offices.
  • Training: we are a reflective organisation and keen to support your professional development.


Key Information:

  • Length: permanent.
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Responsible for: Individual Programmes
  • Start Date: ASAP


How to Apply and Next Steps:

  • Email Robin your CV and a cover letter of no more than 350 words by Monday 22nd November. In the subject line, please mention you are applying for the South West Programme Officer role.
  • Interviews will take place throughout the recruitment period so please do apply early
More about CoachBright

We are a social mobility movement. We are working towards a day where no young person’s background determines their future.

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Refreshed on: 24 November 2021
Closed date: 09 December 2021
Tags: Volunteer Management, Support Worker