Exeter, Devon
Plymouth, Plymouth
£21,000 - £23,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
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Job description

CoachBright is a social mobility movement committed to ensuring that every young person experiences educational equity. As an award-winning, fast-growing charity, our mission is to support young people from disadvantaged communities to identify and fulfil their potential.

We are looking for someone based in the South West to support the delivery of our Secondary school Programmes.

We need an outgoing self-motivated person to enhance our work in the South West, making it a vibrant and exciting hub that delivers real social impact.

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. 

Person Specification

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!

  • Young People: experience in a school or youth organisation/working with young people.

  • Flexibility: the role will occasionally involve working evenings & weekends 


Desirable knowledge/experience

  • Experience working with young people in a school or youth work setting.

  • Experience recruiting volunteers.

  • Experience measuring and evaluating impact 

  • Knowledge of programme design, pedagogy or tutoring/coaching.

  • Knowledge of UK schools 



  • An opportunity to contribute to a young, exciting social enterprise with scope to input widely and take on new roles. 

  • Starting Salary: £21-£23k per annum pro rata (dependent on experience)

  • Annual Leave: 28 days pro rata

  • Office space: Our South West Office (University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus)


Key Information:

  • Length: fixed term contract until end of July

  • Hours: Full time (Mon-Fri)

  • Reporting to: Head of Region 

  • Responsible for: individual programmes

  • Start Date: W/B 2nd August 2021

Additional documents
South West Programme Officer Job Description and applicant information (.pdf)
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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: 10 May 2021
Closing date: 19 June 2021
Tags: Volunteer Management, Teaching
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