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Workshop Facilitator (Online & Offline)
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
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
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