London (On-site)
£28108 - £29593 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Do you want to use your skills in education to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as our Education and Engagement Officer to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2020 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation, which is also a Living Wage and Disability Confident employer.

The WaterAid Community, Events and Education team has a key role in engaging and fundraising from our supporters through a range of events, educational activities and fundraising projects.

As our enthusiastic and experienced Education Engagement Officer you will develop and deliver innovative educational content along with developing relationships with key stakeholders and audiences including water industry partners, schools and youth audiences.

Salary: £28,108 - £29,593 with excellent benefits

In this role, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of educational content for projects and special activities that meet the shared objectives of WaterAid and our Water Industry partners.

You'll also:

  • Work closely with colleagues in the Water Industry Partnership team and the Community, Events and Education team in sharing their messages with the water industry clients, schools and youth groups.
  • Develop lesson plans and schools' resources in collaboration with the Education and Engagement Manager.
  • Deliver talks, workshops and activities in partnership with schools and youth groups.
  • Represent WaterAid in relevant external fora to ensure that WaterAid is, and is seen to be, at the forefront of education and youth engagement.
  • Develop activities and workshops in response to particular themes from Water Industry partners and schools that share the messages of WaterAid.

To be successful, you'll need:

  • A recognised teaching or training qualification.
  • Proven experience of working in an engagement role e.g. in education, supporter engagement or outreach in a charity or other organisation.
  • Experience of producing a range of engaging educational resources.
  • Ability to manage and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

To see the full job pack, please click 'Apply'.


Other Information

WaterAid benefits include:

  • 28 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays), increasing to 31 days with service & 1 Volunteer day off
  • Give as You Earn, Cycle to Work & Annual Leave Purchase schemes
  • Season Ticket Loan & Free annual eye test
  • Access to savings, discounts and cashbacks across big brands in leisure, fashion, health, gyms, retail, travel and cinema
  • A generous pension plan with an employer contribution of up to 10%
  • Provision of a 24-hour confidential helpline and access to counselling & online health advice
  • Flexible working; including the opportunity for part-time work and home working.
  • We offer employees the opportunity to make day-to-day choices about how and where they work.

Please note that we are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

Applications will close one minute before midnight on 31 January 2022. Please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter into the same document in either Word Document or PDF format.

Availability for interview is required on Wednesday 9 February 2022 (first interview) and Wednesday 16th February (second interview). Interviews will take place over video call.

WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact with in the course of its work and will conduct appropriate pre-employment checks. We are an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and are committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality.

More about WaterAid

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Posted on: 17 January 2022
Closed date: 01 February 2022 at 00:11
Job ref: VN486
Tags: Advice, Information, Teaching