School partnership manager (Part-time)
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.
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.
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
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