London, Greater London

£39,774 - £46,403


Job Description

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

Head of International Training

London, with travel

£39,774 - £46,403

35 hours per week

2 years fixed-term contract

Deaf Child Worldwide is the international development arm of the National Deaf Children’s Society in the UK. We currently support work in South Asia, East Africa, and Latin America.

A core part of our 5 year strategy (2017-22) is the development and roll out of a comprehensive programme of training. This will build on our 15 years of international work with partners in 3 geographical regions and on more than 70 years of experience in the UK. 

This is a challenging and exciting opportunity for a dedicated and skilled professional who will lead the development and delivery of our international training strategy, ensuring a sustainable programme of consistent, high quality training to our partners and others resulting in increased knowledge, attitude and behaviour change in relation to childhood deafness across all the regions in which Deaf Child Worldwide operates.

You will ensure that the international training offer supports the National Deaf Children’s Society and Deaf Child Worldwide’ s strategic objectives and meets agreed quality standards in content, delivery and assessment.

You will have significant experience of training needs assessment, curriculum development and impact assessment in developing countries. You will also demonstrate success at developing and delivering effective training of trainers’ programmes using dynamic, inclusive and participatory approaches in a wide range of geographical locations and cultural contexts.

It goes without saying that you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to liaise authoritatively with internal and external contacts at all levels and in a variety of cultural settings.

Based in the UK, you will be able and willing to travel to any of the locations in which Deaf Child Worldwide supports programme work.

For an application pack please visit our website via the apply button.

Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 23 April 2018

We expect interviews to be held in London on Monday 30 April 2018

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

An Enhanced DBS Disclosure will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.

If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.

We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.

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