Lead Facilitator

Recruiter
London Football Journeys
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Expires
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Join us! We are looking for a skilled Lead Facilitator to deliver youth workshops for our Schools Programme. London Football Journeys (LFJ) uses the language of film and love of football to bring young people from diverse backgrounds together to increase understanding and empathy, build relationships and develop our future leaders. Your role This is an exciting time to be joining LFJ. We became a charity in 2013 and we are looking for a driven and passionate person to co-plan and deliver workshops for the LFJ Schools Programme. This role is a great opportunity for someone who has the appetite to take ownership of activities and engage a diverse range of young people. As part of LFJ, your role will be to lead our delivery of youth services and evaluate activities to ensure all participants get the most out of our programme. Locations: William Perkin CofE High School, Oldfield Lane North, London, UB6 8PR Oaklands School, Old Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 6PR Kensington Aldridge Academy, 1 Silchester Rd, London, W10 6EX Contract: 2 years fixed term Position type: Part time - 15 hours per week Delivery hours: 2.30 - 6pm at each of the above locations + admin/team meeting once a week near Old Street Salary: GBP25,000 pro rata Annual Leave: 28 days per year (pro-rata) Reporting to: Youth Programme Coordinator Deadline for applications: Monday 18th September at 5pm. Interviews in the w/c 25th September. Applications will be reviewed as they are received so please don't delay. To Apply: please send a full CV (no longer than 2 pages) together with covering letter outlining relevant experience and explaining why you want to apply for the role (no longer than 1 page). E-mail your application stating 'Lead Facilitator Application' in the subject line. About London Football Journeys (LFJ) London Football Journeys uses the language of film and love of football to bring young people from diverse backgrounds together to increase understanding and empathy, build relationships and develop our future leaders. This is an exciting time to be joining our small and dynamic team. We became a charity in 2013 and we are looking for a driven and passionate Facilitator to plan and deliver our youth workshops at schools. This role is an exciting opportunity for someone who has the appetite to take ownership of activities and deliver fun and interactive youth leadership workshops. Roles and responsibilities Your overall role will be to co-plan and lead facilitate LFJ's youth workshops at 3 schools in London. Within this, your specific responsibilities will be as follows: Planning & Coordination Plan LFJ youth leadership workshops Contribute to support plans for young people Work closely with the LFJ team to plan logistics of workshops Liaise with team members to ensure all programmes are fully resourced Ensure proper care and maintenance of equipment is upheld Co-manage logistics of football exchanges/trips Responsible for risk assessments and dynamic risk assessing Planning of any other youth leadership events as necessary Delivery & Facilitation Lead facilitate sessions in both classroom and outdoor settings Adapt sessions to make them engaging and inclusive and create an environment for sessions to be youth-led Management and delivery of any other youth leadership events as necessary Monitoring & Evaluation Evaluate youth workshops and make adjustments to activities to ensure young people can get the most out of sessions Provide feedback on the programme and actively create improved curriculum for 2018/19 programme Compile session evaluations Ensure consistent and appropriate atmosphere for participant evaluation and that all measurements are fully undertaken Person Specification Skills and Abilities Excellent youth facilitator with an ability to connect with people from different backgrounds including young people as a client group Able to plan and organise workshops with exceptional attention to detail Flexibility to adapt sessions to make them inclusive and engaging for all Great written communication Experience and Knowledge At least two years experience facilitating youth workshops or similar Previous experience of building relationships with young people in formal and informal education environments Experience working with young people from inclusion and at risk backgrounds Knowledge of safeguarding procedures and dynamic risk assessing Demonstrate an active commitment to equal opportunities, with the ability to work in culturally diverse communities and groups Experience of working with schools and teachers Personal attributes and other requirements Commitment to LFJ and our principles Self starter who will take ownership of the role and has strong desire to succeed Able to work to agreed timelines and is reliable and punctual Ability to respond to challenges and problem solve Our Benefits We offer a range of financial and lifestyle benefits, including: 28 days (pro rata) annual holiday plus bank holidays Pension scheme with employer contribution Sociable and engaging co-workplace of innovators who share a passion for social change Opportunities for training in areas identified for professional development Two year fixed term contract with aim to extend LFJ operates an equal opportunities policy and will appoint solely on the basis of the applicants' ability to do the job in question. LFJ does not discriminate with reference to age, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, marital status or disability, nor will such factors play any part in decisions on appointment or selection. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates.