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Graduate Education Worker

Clacton-on-Sea, Essex (On-site)
Coventry, West Midlands
£25,500 per year
Job description

We are looking for people who will thrive in a fast-paced, rewarding role helping to change the lives of young people by taking up a permanent roles as Education Workers on IntoUniversity’s Graduate Scheme in Clacton-on-Sea and Coventry. We believe that our Graduate Scheme is one of the most exciting in the charity sector, providing exceptional training and experience, and the opportunity to work with young people and colleagues who will challenge and inspire you.

IntoUniversity is an award-winning charity that runs local learning centres in the heart of communities where the young people we support live. Our centres provide an innovative education programme which includes practical learning support and motivational and confidence-building activities for children and young people aged 7-18. Our aim is to inspire students from the least advantaged neighbourhoods to broaden their horizons and achieve their full potential.

As the UK’s leading university access organisation, our staff team is helping thousands of young people each year. We currently have forty-one centres and extension projects across England and Scotland, with a number of new centres planned for 2023-24, and ambitious plans to scale-up our provision further over the coming years.

If you believe that all young people deserve the chance to develop their talents regardless of their background and want to play a part in helping them succeed, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Application deadline: 10am on Monday 4th December 2023

Start date: 8th January 2024

Salary: £25,500 per annum

Working hours: Mon, Thurs: 0930-1800, Tues, Weds, Fri: 0900-1730

Staff benefits: 

  • 33 days (inc bank & public holidays) + additional 2 closure days in December + additional length of service entitlement (one day per year of service, up to 5 days)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Staff in FOCUS – rewards, competitions and prizes across the year
  • Interest-free new starter loans of up to £1,000
  • Summer working hours
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Corporate eyecare scheme
  • Employer pension contributions of 6% from April 2024

As a charity with social mobility as its core objective, IntoUniversity is wholly committed to equality of opportunity. We work with children and young people from a diverse range of backgrounds, and we believe that our staff team should be similarly diverse and representative. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be, and we recognise that we have much more to do in this regard. We are committed to building a culture where students, staff and volunteers are valued for the unique people they are. We therefore encourage applications from candidates from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds. In particular, we actively and warmly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, male candidates and candidates with a disability as they are currently under-represented within IntoUniversity.

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Posted on: 20 November 2023
Closed date: 04 December 2023 at 10:00
Tags: Social Work, Teaching