EC4A, London
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Liverpool, Merseyside
£200 per day
Contract, Part-time
Job description

Please note: previous applicants need not apply.

We are looking for motivated and inspiring individuals to deliver dynamic, exciting, and innovative workshops to large groups of young people in schools up and down the country (largely focused in England).  

We are looking specifically to recruit facilitators from the following regions: North East of England, North West of England and London, however, will consider applicants based in other locations.

The Transformation Trust is an independent education charity dedicated to opening the doors of opportunity to young people. We seek to level the playing field by ensuring that every child has access to the same opportunities as their peers. We deliver a range of workshops to students in schools across the country, covering a variety of themes including employability, technology, engineering and media. 

The rate will be £200/day, classed as over 3 hours.


Specific Responsibilities relating to the role of Freelance Facilitator:


  • Plan and prepare the workshops in line with guidelines issued by the relevant Programme Manager and/or Corporate Partner.  


  • Liaise with the relevant staff member at the school(s) or other locations in advance of the workshop to plan the timings of the workshops, the logistics of the day etc.


  • Liaise with volunteers from Corporate Partners who may also attend the workshops to brief them on the plan for the day and what is expected of them.


  • Attend the school(s) as required to deliver the specific workshop ensuring compliance with relevant procedures including Safeguarding.


  • Provide support to school staff as necessary.


  • Liaise with the Programme Manager to provide feedback from the day.


  • Attend training as required.


  • Act as an ambassador for both the programme and the Trust in interactions with all external parties and respond to queries in a timely, polite and effective manner.


  • Submit invoices with the relevant receipts in a timely fashion to the Programme Manager ensuring that expenses are agreed in advance and are in line with the principles of ‘best value’.



Other General Responsibilities:


  • Operate as a flexible team player and provide a high level of customer service to schools and anyone connected with the Trust.


  • To be aware of, and comply with, all policies and procedures at the Trust including health and safety, reporting any concerns to an appropriate person.


  • To be aware of, and support, diversity and equal opportunities for all, appreciating and supporting the role of other professionals.


  • To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the Trust.


  • To attend and participate in meetings and events as required.


  • To participate in training and other learning activities as required.


  • To undertake all other duties commensurate with the level of the post as required, to ensure the efficient and effective running of the Trust Programmes.

The job holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young person’s for whom s/he is responsible, or with whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the relevant Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and Procedures at all times.  If in the course of carrying out the duties of the role, the job holder identifies any instance that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm either at school or at home, s/he must report this in line with the Safeguarding policy. 

The Transformation Trust (England) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

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Posted on: 28 June 2019
Closed date: 28 July 2019
Job ref: Freelance Facilitator
Tags: Training, Teaching

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