With RIS, you’ll develop the skills to become a highly-effective classroom teacher and champion of higher education, helping support pupils, regardless of background, to excel and progress to university. To support your development as a teacher and to help you make your PhD accessible to your pupils, the programme offers a number of exciting features and opportunities:
- Complete our Research Leader in Education Award, a fully-funded, three-year programme of professional development designed around the PhD skill set, in addition to gaining nationally-recognised teacher training qualifications
- Take one day of protected time each week to work towards the RLE and Uni Pathways, a university-access intervention based on your PhD, aimed at increasing target pupils’ chances of attending a highly-selective university
- Receive honorary academic status at a research-intensive university, providing access to research facilities and a network of academic support
- Benefit from a dedicated programme officer who will provide you with one-to-one mentoring and coaching throughout.
- Receive competitive financial support, including generous funding options for your training year
For more information and to apply for placements starting in mid-August 2020, please visit our website. Applications close 22 September.
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Job Title: Events and Training Coordinator
Responsible To: Senior Partnerships Officer
Contract type: Permanent
Location: St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London
Line Management: None
Salary: £25K - £30K
Main purpose of job: To coordinate regional events on key themes emerging through the Frontline Network, develop local networks in areas where we do not currently have a Partner organisation, and feed into the development of training opportunities where needs are identified.
Main duties and responsibilities
- Providing additional capacity support to the Senior Partnerships Officer around planning and implementation of the Annual Frontline Network Conference
- Planning and organising two regional events per year, which bring together speakers on key themes emerging through the Frontline Network
- Promoting and managing the Events Fund
- Ensuring that feedback is collected from all events funded through the Frontline Network
Developing local networks
Over the past three years, we have funded partner organisations to provide local networks for frontline workers in their areas. Over the next three years, we would like to expand this offer to areas we don’t have a partner organisation. By providing initial capacity to start a local Frontline Network through this new role that we are creating, this would involve:
- Identifying geographical areas and key organisations, which would like to establish a local Frontline Network
- Supporting the new areas to develop a sustainable model for their local Network and run initial events for local frontline workers
- Supporting new areas to identify local decision-makers and opportunities for frontline workers to engage them
- Feeding into the development of an overall strategy for how we support frontline workers to set up local Frontline Networks in their area
- Promote and manage the Frontline Network Training Fund
- Help develop and facilitate training opportunities; to fulfil identified training needs / gaps in provision
- Promote the Shadowing Fund to help facilitate links between frontline workers wishing to learn from each other, across the UK
Qualifications: A-Level minimum, degree preferred
- Track record of planning and running events
- Networking and building relationships with a range of stakeholders
- A practical understanding of some of the issues that frontline workers supporting people experiencing homelessness face
Skills and abilities:
- Ability to build relationships with people at different levels and in different sectors
- Ability to take initiative, recognise and prioritise the tasks that need to be carried out
- Experience of promoting and encouraging take up of resources targeted at a specific audience
- Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-agency setting
- Fantastic engagement, presentation and communication skills
- Ability to manage competing priorities under tight timeframes when working to an event schedule
- Experience of frontline working with people experiencing homelessness
- An understanding of the issues affecting frontline worker wellbeing
- Developing and implementing effective ways of capturing user feedback
- Experience of identifying training needs and developing relevant training opportunities
- Ability to manage a small budget
- A willingness to be flexible in response to the reasonable needs of the Charity and in taking on appropriate new responsibilities
- A willingness to develop structure and process for a small Charity which is rapidly growing
- A ‘can do’ attitude that enjoys leading and working as part of a supportive small team
- A willingness to undertake UK wide travel, including overnight stays
Resurgo’s initiatives are Spear, an award-winning programme helping young unemployed people into work or education, Resurgo Ventures, supporting emerging social entrepreneurs to make a positive impact on society and Resurgo Consulting, providing coaching services to organisations to increase trust and improve outcomes.
Through our award-winning Spear programme, we partner with local churches to work unemployed young people and support them to get into work or education. 89% have at least one indicator of disadvantage, and over 75% of program completers are still in work a year later.
Together with Lighthouse Church, Camden, we are now recruiting for a Spear Lead Coach, an outstanding opportunity for someone with great people skills, highly developed emotional intelligence toegther with strong administrative abilities to work with the church to lead the Spear programme in Camden and enable social transformation in the local community.
This exciting role as a Lead Coach will involve delivering training in life and career skills, and overseeing and taking responsibility for the recruitment of students to the programme. Previous experience in training is preferred and a confidence in leading and motivating groups is essential - the successful applicant will be provided with professional training in leadership, personal development and coaching.
If you have a heart for transforming urban communities and seeing the direction of young people’s lives radically changed, this opportunity may be for you. For more information on where other roles are available and the partner churches these are based at, please get in touch with Resurgo's People & Culture team.
In 2016 Resurgo was listed as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in the ‘Great Place to Work’ Awards, and in 2017 we won the Princess Royal Training Awards which honours employers that have created outstanding training and skills development programmes.
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