Remote
£24,500 per year
Contract, 12 month initial contract, Full-time
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Diversity Role Models (DRM) is an anti-bullying charity with a vision of a world where everybody embraces diversity and can thrive. DRM's unique approach to embedding inclusion and building empathy is through educational workshops and training in schools featuring volunteer role models.

We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, highly driven and organised person to join Diversity Role Models (DRM) at a historical point when we are due to work with more schools and students than any previous year. We are flexible on location but would prefer to see candidates based in the Midlands or the South East of England due to the demand we have from schools in this area. This role will be home based with an opportunity to work from the London office. 

In 2021, Diversity Role Models’ received funding to deliver Embracing Difference, Ending Bullying, an exciting Anti-Bullying programme, to schools in England. DRM is now recruiting an additional Education Officer to support the second year of the project delving a package of interventions to schools.

The project aims to ensure school staff have the knowledge and skills to prevent and tackle bullying in schools, including on the basis of protected characteristics, and create inclusive school cultures. The programme will include staff training, pupil workshops and multimedia teaching resource development.

The Education Officer (Projects) will work as part of the Project Team to deliver the programme and will report into the Programme Manager. This role will be responsible for school recruitment and engagement, relationship management, training and resource development, student and staff training delivery, volunteer recruitment, training and management and monitoring and evaluation. We aim to extend the project into a third and final year if key targets and met and the relationship with the funder is continued into the third year.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working with young people and the adults that support them to tackle and prevent bullying. They will have subject matter expertise on anti-bullying interventions and/or diversity and inclusion. They will be confident in delivering staff training in educational settings and managing a busy schedule to ensure delivery targets are met.

Key Accountabilities

Strategy

  • To contribute to the development of the programme and deliver it on time, within budget and ensure performance outcomes and impact are achieved.

Delivery

  • Recruit and build strong relationships with schools.
  • Follow-up on booking enquiries, identifying challenges and opportunities within individual schools to develop a bespoke offering.
  • Deliver pupil workshops virtually and in person as required, in a range of school settings, including primary, secondary, SEN schools, alternative provision and FE colleges.
  • Deliver staff training virtually and in person as required.
  • Work with the Head of Education and Education Team to develop new educational materials and review existing materials as required.
  • Deliver training for key volunteer roles, including Role Models.
  • Meet all delivery and project targets and deadlines.

Administration and Evaluation

  • Utilise school surveys and SLT assessment tools to analyse data and tailor training.
  • Use Salesforce to manage school and project information and complete regular reporting within the agreed timelines.
  • Work closely with the Operations Team to ensure schools have an efficient and seamless booking process from initial inquiry to post-workshop reporting.
  • Offer innovative and creative solutions to digital challenges, specifically in relation to recruiting, engaging and managing school relationships.
  • Coordinate volunteer recruitment, training, communication and allocation.

Stakeholder Management

  • Maintain good and regular relations with the team.
  • Develop and sustain positive relationships with volunteers, keeping them motivated, engaged and active.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders and build symbiotic relationships.

Other

  • Any other duties as reasonably required.

Person Specification

  • Experience working or volunteering with young people, including on sensitive topics.
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Experience delivering training virtually and in person to adult audiences.
  • An understanding of school operations in England and policies (e.g. RSE) and practices to embed inclusion and to tackle and prevent bullying.
  • Deep knowledge and experience in video communication platforms (e.g. Teams, Zoom)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • The ability to influence and build positive relationships.
  • A ‘hands on’ approach and a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure, both alone and within a team.
  • A passion for inclusion, youth and LGBT+ and wider equality and diversity issues.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Willingness to travel and work in schools.
  • Enhanced DBS check in line with our Safeguarding Policy (to be completed by DRM)
More about Diversity Role Models

We are a registered charity established in 2011. We actively seek to embed inclusion and empathy in the next generation. Our vision is a world ... Read more

Posted on: 13 May 2022
Closing date: 12 June 2022 at 23:30
Tags: Training, Teaching

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