Coffee and Chat Parent Workshop Facilitator

Coffee and Chat Parent Workshop Facilitator

Paid Roles

Do you have a passion to empower parents or carers as they navigate parenting young scholars? We are looking for a workshop facilitator for our weekly coffee and chat workshops for parents. These workshops aim to provide a supportive environment for parents.

About us: GT Scholars is a charitable social enterprise that tackles educational inequality by giving ambitious young people the support, skills and strategies they need to achieve aspirations. We believe that all young people are gifted and talented, regardless of their background. We run a wide range of programmes that help young people achieve their academic and career aspirations, particularly those from less-privileged backgrounds.

What do we do? We run workshops, courses and a year long programme for young people aged 11-18. We’re looking for professionals who can deliver impactful workshops to build our scholar’s abilities and confidence in a range of topics.

Responsibilities: Coffee and chat facilitators are responsible for delivering and facilitating workshops for parents.

As a workshop facilitator, your role will include:

  • Leading our weekly online coffee & chat workshops for parents
  • Delivering and leading short online workshops on behalf of GT Scholars
  • Running your own bespoke workshops
  • Facilitating sessions that can help parents/carers foster good relationships with their children
  • Supporting parents in their parenting journey by providing appropriate information, training or referrals helpful to parents
  • Fostering a supportive environment for parents, where they have agency and can receive and offer support to each other
  • Working collaboratively with parents to explore techniques to support their teens in their path to success
  • Supporting parents with practical advice to enhance positive behaviour and wellbeing for their children
  • Equipping parents with strategies to identify possible barriers to their child’s learning and wellbeing
  • Following the agreed timings and content for workshops and courses
  • Collecting feedback at the start and end of workshops

Person specification:

As a workshop facilitator you will need to:

  • Have strong presentation skills
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have passion for working with and supporting parents
  • Have knowledge and experience in a parent, family or student support role
  • Be personable and able to confidently communicate with people from a range of backgrounds and professions
  • Be non-judgemental and understanding
  • Be punctual and organised

Availability: You will need to be available on Wednesdays during term-time at 11am-12.30pm and/or Wednesdays at 6.30pm-8pm.

Additional information: We will need to conduct reference checks and you will need an Enhanced DBS for this role as you will be working directly with children. We can process this for you or you may submit one if this is less than 2 years old.

Rate of pay: This is a self-employed role. You must be aged 18 or above. The rate of pay ranges from £15-£20 per hour.

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and you have a genuine passion for supporting young people and their parents and carers, then get in touch with us by calling 0208 8168066 or filling in the online contact form www.gtscholars.org/contact-us

Workshop Facilitator (Online & Offline)

Workshop Facilitator (Online & Offline)

Careers Paid Roles

Are you an inspiring workshop leader? Are you able to deliver captivating workshops that motivate young people to achieve their best? Are you passionate about equipping the next generation with the skills and strategies needed to succeed?

About us: GT Scholars is a charitable social enterprise that tackles educational inequality by giving ambitious young people the support, skills and strategies they need to achieve aspirations. We believe that all young people are gifted and talented, regardless of their background. We run a wide range of programmes that help young people achieve their academic and career aspirations, particularly those from less-privileged backgrounds.

What do we do? We run workshops, courses and a year long programme for young people aged 11-16. We’re looking for professionals who can deliver impactful workshops to build our scholar’s abilities and confidence in a range of topics.

What makes us different? 

There are many charitable organisations and social enterprises offering programmes to improve the life chances of young people. However, our programmes use a unique 3:1 model which means that we’re able to sustainably use our profits to provide additional places on our programmes, to young people from low income homes. 

Our mission is to empower and develop the next generation of leaders and change-makers and we’re looking for workshop facilitators that are passionate about making a difference in young people’s lives!

Responsibilities: Facilitators are responsible for delivering our training for volunteers as well as our workshops and courses for parents and young people. We run training sessions and courses in London in the evenings and at weekends. 

The workshop facilitator role is flexible and as part of your role, you may be involved in:

  • Delivering and leading short workshops on behalf of GT Scholars (Online or offline)
  • Running your own bespoke workshops
  • Speaking at workshops held at schools eg. school assemblies or classroom workshops
  • Facilitate our workshops, courses and enrichment days for young people
  • Working collaboratively with other workshop facilitators and speakers at our events
  • Speaking at our events for parents and young people
  • Following the agreed timings and content for workshops and courses
  • Managing short activities and Q&A sessions during our workshops
  • Leading s panel of speakers and ensuring that speaker timings are followed
  • Collecting feedback at the start and end of workshops
  • Speaking at external events to help reach more volunteers or schools

Person specification: 

As workshop facilitator you will need to:

  • Have strong presentation skills
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have passion, knowledge and experience of your subject/specialism
  • Be personable and able to confidently communicate with people from a range of backgrounds and professions.
  • Be passionate and committed to tackling educational inequality
  • Be punctual and organised

Availability: Workshops are run in the evenings (5pm-8pm) and on Saturdays (9am-5pm).

Additional information: We will need to conduct reference checks and you will need an Enhanced DBS for this role as you will be working directly with children. We can process this for you or you may submit one if this is less than 2 years old.

Rate of pay: This is a self-employed role. You must be aged 18 or above. Facilitator sessions range from 2 to 6 hours. The rate of pay is typically £15-£20 per hour plus travel. If you are an experienced facilitator and you have your own bespoke workshops, please contact us to let us know your rates.

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and you have a genuine passion for supporting young people, then get in touch with us by calling 0208 8168066 or filling in the online contact form www.gtscholars.org/contact-us

STEM Workshop  Facilitator

STEM Workshop Facilitator

Paid Roles

Do you have experience in the world of coding or the STEM industry? Can you inspire and teach young people about coding or robotics?

About us: The GT Scholars Programme is a not-for-profit social enterprise that tackles educational inequality and improves social mobility. We aim to improve the academic attainment and career potential of young people, regardless of their background.  

More about our workshops: We run a variety of themed workshops, courses and programmes young people aged 11-18. Our coding and technology workshops are designed to introduce, inspire and excite young people about coding and technology and inform them of the career opportunities in the world of STEM.

What makes us different? There are a range of charitable organisations and social enterprises offering programmes to improve the life chances of young people. However, The GT Scholars programme has the capacity to work with all state school pupils, not just those on Free School Meals. This means that we are able to help a wide range of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and scholars do not need to be referred by their school in order to qualify for support.

Responsibilities: The ideal facilitator is someone who cares about improving the quality of STEM education and narrowing the skills gap, social mobility and bridging the skills gap by making careers in technology more accessible to young people.

The facilitator role is flexible and you will be responsible for:

  • Facilitating at our STEM & coding workshops, courses and enrichment days for young people
  • Speaking at our events for parents and young people
  • Delivering, designing and leading interactive workshops on behalf of GT Scholars where we provide resources for running any presentations
  • Working collaboratively with other workshop facilitators at our workshops and courses
  • Following the agreed timings and content for workshops and courses
  • Managing short activities and Q&A sessions during our workshops
  • Leading the panel of speakers and ensuring that speaker timings are followed
  • Collecting feedback at the start and end of workshops
  • Speaking at external events to help reach more volunteers or schools
  • Hosting our online induction days for our new volunteers

Person specification:

As workshop facilitator you will need to:

  • Have strong presentation skills
  • Have strong communication skill
  • Have passion, knowledge and experience in STEM
  • Be personable and able to confidently communicate with people from a range of backgrounds and professions.
  • Be passionate and committed to tackling educational inequality
  • Be punctual and organised

Availability: Workshops are run in the evenings (5pm-8pm) and on Saturdays (9am-5pm). Most workshops take place between September and July.

Additional information: We will need to conduct reference checks and an Enhanced DBS for this role as you will be working directly with children – you may submit one if you have a DBS check issued within the past 24 months. You will be provided with support and training for your role.

Rate of pay: This is a self-employed role. You must be aged 18 or above. Facilitator sessions takes place in London and range from 2 to 5 hours long. The rate of pay is typically £10-£15 per hour. If you have your own bespoke workshops that you would like to run, please let us know and we will discuss your rate.

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and you have a genuine passion for social mobility, educational equality and bridging the skills gap, then get in touch with us by calling 0208 8168066 or filling in the online contact form www.gtscholars.org/contact-us

School partnership manager (Part-time)

School partnership manager (Part-time)

Paid Roles

Do you have excellent presentation skills? Do you have some experience of working in the education sector? Would you like to help young people reach their full potential?

About us: The GT Scholars Programme is a not-for-profit social enterprise that tackles educational inequality and improves social mobility. We aim to improve the academic attainment and career potential of young people, regardless of their background.

What do we do? We run after-school workshops, courses and a year long programme for young people aged 11-16. We’re looking for professionals partnership managers who can build positive relationships with our partner schools and run short presentations with pupils and parents.

What makes us different? There are a range of charitable organisations and social enterprises offering programmes to improve the life chances of young people. However, The GT Scholars programme has the capacity to work with all state school pupils, not just those on Free School Meals. This means that we are able to help a wide range of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and scholars do not need to be referred by their school in order to qualify for support.

Responsibilities:

School partnership managers are responsible for meeting with schools in London to discuss our existing programmes and pitch new programmes to school leaders.. The role is flexible and you will be responsible for:

  • Meeting with teachers and school leaders to promote our programmes for the year
  • Delivering presentations to parents at evening information sessions
  • Leading short assemblies with young people during the day
  • Working directly with the programme manager to schedule meetings and presentations for each term
  • Working collaboratively with workshop facilitators and/or other school partnership managers.
  • Following the agreed timings and content for meetings and presentations
  • Managing short activities and Q&A sessions during our assemblies and information sessions.

Person specification:

As a school partnership manager, you will need to:

  • Have strong presentation skills
  • Have strong communication skill
  • Have a good knowledge of the UK education system
  • Be punctual and organised
  • Be personable and able to confidently communicate with people from a range of backgrounds and professions.
  • Be passionate and committed to tackling educational inequality
  • Have your own transportation

Availability: Most school meetings will be during the day. Anytime between 8am and 3pm. School meetings and assemblies usually take place during term time between September and July. If you are also available for school presentations, this will typically take place in the evenings from 4pm to 8pm or at weekends.

Additional information: We will need to conduct reference checks and an Enhanced DBS for this role as you may be working directly with children – you may submit one if you have a DBS check issued within the past 24 months. 

Rate of pay: This is a flexible part-time self-employed role. You must be aged 18 or above. Meetings and school presentations are approximately 2 to 4 hours long. The rate of pay is typically £10-£15 per hour.

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and you have a genuine passion for social mobility and educational equality, then get in touch with us by calling 0208 8168066 or filling in the online contact form www.gtscholars.org/contact-us

Workshop Facilitator (Coding & Computing)

Workshop Facilitator (Coding & Computing)

#GirlMeetsCode Careers Coding & Technology Paid Roles

Do you have professional experience in coding and computing? Could you support young people with learning how to code?

Are you passionate about equipping the next generation with the skills and strategies needed to succeed?

About us: GT Scholars is a social enterprise that tackles educational inequality by giving ambitious young people the support, skills and strategies they need to achieve aspirations.

We believe that all young people are gifted and talented, regardless of their background. We run workshops, courses and a year long programme for young people aged 11-16. We’re looking for professionals who can deliver impactful workshops to build our scholar’s abilities and confidence in a range of topics.

What makes us different? There are many organisations that offer programmes to improve the life chances of young people. However, our programmes use a unique 3:1 model which means that we’re able to sustainably use our profits to provide additional places on our programmes, to young people from low income homes. 

Our mission is to empower and develop the next generation of leaders and change-makers and we’re looking for workshop facilitators that are passionate about making a difference in young people’s lives!

Responsibilities:Facilitators are responsible for designing creative and interactive workshops for our young people, and delivering these workshops with our young people. We run some of our workshops online and other workshops are held in London. All workshops are held during the school holidays and in the evening and on weekends.

The workshop facilitator role is flexible and as part of your role, you may be involved in:

  • Delivering and leading short workshops or courses, on behalf of GT Scholars (Online or offline)
  • Designing engaging, interactive and educational workshops and short courses for young people and ensuring that the content is targeted to suit different abilities and capabilities
  • Running your own bespoke workshops, eg. workshops in coding and technology
  • Managing short activities and Q&A sessions during our workshops
  • Working collaboratively with other event coordinators, volunteers, ambassadors, workshop facilitators and speakers at our events
  • Following the agreed timings and content for workshops and courses

Person specification: As workshop facilitator you will need to:

  • Have passion, knowledge and experience in coding, computing and technology
  • Have strong presentation skills
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be personable and able to confidently communicate with people from a range of backgrounds and professions.
  • Be passionate and committed to tackling educational inequality
  • Be punctual and organised

Availability: Workshops will take run during the day on school holiday dates, Saturdays or in the evening (5pm-8pm).

Additional information: We will need to conduct reference checks and you will need an Enhanced DBS for this role as you will be working directly with children. We can process this for you or you may submit one if this is less than 2 years old.

Rate of pay: This is a self-employed role. You must be aged 18 or above. Facilitator sessions range from 2 to 6 hours. The rate of pay typically starts from £30-40 per hour plus travel. However, if you are an experienced facilitator and you have your own bespoke workshops, please contact us to let us know your rates.

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and you have a genuine passion for supporting young people, then get in touch with us by calling 0208 8168066 or filling in the online contact form www.gtscholars.org/contact-us

GT Scholars Ambassador

GT Scholars Ambassador

Paid Roles

Do you enjoy supporting young people? Are you excellent at time management, staying organised, delegating tasks and managing people? Can you remain calm under pressure and think fast on your feet? Then this could be an excellent role for you!

About us: GT Scholars is a social enterprise that tackles educational inequality by giving ambitious young people the support, skills and strategies they need to achieve their aspirations. We believe that all young people are gifted and talented, regardless of their background. We run a wide range of programmes that help young people achieve their academic and career aspirations, particularly those from less-privileged backgrounds.

Who are GT Scholars Ambassadors? Ambassadors are undergraduates, graduates and professionals that are naturally enterprising and want to use their particular skill set to raise the profile of GT Scholars and support in the growth and development of GT Scholars and young people.

Our mission is to empower and develop the next generation of leaders and change-makers and we’re looking for Ambassadors that are passionate about making a difference in young people’s lives!

Responsibilities: GT Scholars Ambassadors are responsible for managing our workshops and events such as parent information sessions, scholar workshops and evening volunteer socials. They work closely with the programme manager to set up events and work collaboratively with workshop facilitators, venue owners, volunteers, parents and young people to ensure that each event is successfully executed.

This is a self-employed freelance role and you will be responsible for:

  • Setting up events and liaising with the venue owners
  • Maintaining the register, list of attendees and managing any late attendees
  • Managing the setup and clearing up of lunch, drink and refreshments
  • Ensuring that sessions start and end on time
  • Purchasing ancillary items or refreshments for events (you will be reimbursed for any expenses)
  • Delegating tasks to volunteers and any other person that may be involved in supporting you at an event
  • MC-ing and/or delivering presentations at events
  • Setting up and clearing up any merchandise, leaflets, and brochures at an event
  • Managing health and safety and overall risk management at the event
  • Working directly with the programme manager to check risk assessment documents and check
  • Conducting general housekeeping at the start of an event
  • Managing the overall schedule for the event, ensuring that all breaks and workshop sessions start and finish on time.

Person specification: As an Ambassador, you will need to:

  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Have strong presentation skills
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be punctual and organised
  • Have some experience in managing and coordinating events
  • Be personable and able to confidently communicate with people from a range of backgrounds and professions.
  • Be passionate and committed to tackling educational inequality
  • Have your own transportation (preferred but not essential)

Availability: Workshops will take place during the day on school holiday dates, Saturdays or in the evening (5pm-8pm).

Additional information: We will need to conduct reference checks and you will need an Enhanced DBS for this role as you will be working directly with children. We can process this for you or you may submit one if this is less than 2 years old.

Rate of pay: This is a flexible part-time self-employed role. You must be aged 18 or above. The rate of pay is typically £15-20 per hour + travel.

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and you have a genuine passion for social mobility and educational equality, then get in touch with us by calling 0208 8168066 or filling in the online contact form www.gtscholars.org/contact-us