London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£22,500 - £24,000 per year depending on experience (+£1,500 London Weighting)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
  • Location: London

  • Permanent contract from early September

  • Term Time- 37.5 hours per week

  • £22,500 - £24,000 per year depending on experience (+£1,500 London Weighting)

The post will be home-based with travel visiting schools. Some national travel to support events in other regions will also be required and this will be more frequent in events season (Nov – Feb and May) and will involve overnight stays.

Key responsibilities

  • Support all aspects of delivering our Big Ideas Programme in the region and assist with delivery nationally (when required).
  • Work with Big Ideas Programme Manager to secure the target number of schools.
  • Deliver training for teachers and business mentors.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders including schools, teachers and mentors.
  • Liaise with lead teachers to organise Big Ideas Day(s) in each school.
  • Deliver/facilitate Big Ideas Days with up to 150 young people.
  • Support schools to run the programme, including attending development sessions.
  • Organise and facilitate regional events.
  • Collect evaluation of all stages of the programme and contribute to annual impact report.
  • Be self-reflective and contribute regular feedback to team members.

Experience, Skills and Knowledge 

  • Experience of facilitating young people (aged 11-14) and confidence in speaking/ delivering information to large groups of young people
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Experience of project management - excellent organisation and communication 
  • Ability to manage own workload, multiple priorities and tight deadlines
  • Ability to deal with complexity and manage uncertainty
  • Demonstrates a can-do attitude, willing to go the extra mile 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite including MS Teams and Outlook 
  • Experience in delivering activities to and managing multiple stakeholders (e.g. businesses, teachers and young people) 
  • Ability to develop and maintain networks 
  • Basic familiarity with social media particularly Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn

Values and Behaviours

  • Solutions-orientated - ability to work on own initiative to find creative solutions 
  • Flexible - ability to work some early mornings/evenings occasionally and travel across the UK with some overnight stays.
  • Team Player - ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Passionate - committed to supporting people and the planet reach their potential
  • Adaptable and responsive to emerging needs and priorities 
  • Commitment to fairness and equal opportunity 

Employee benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 3 extra days over Christmas and New Year
  • 5% matched contribution to NEST Pension Scheme
  • 2 x Personal Development Days (at managers discretion) 

To apply you must please read the application pack and apply online. Deadline- Midday Monday 8th August

Application Instructions

To apply, please make sure you submit:
1. A covering letter explaining your interest in the role and how you meet the
criteria in the person specification (no more than 1 A4 page)
2. An up-to-date relevant CV (no more than 2 x A4 pages) - Please indicate
where you are based on your application.
3. A short selfie video saying why you want to work with Solutions for the
Planet and what you think your superpowers are (max 2 minutes). We do
a lot of presenting in these roles, so we are keen to see you on camera!

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