Educator / Education Session Delivery - Primary Schools

Work Relief
01 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We're working on behalf of a major UK charity that specialises in providing health, well being and drug prevention education programmes to primary school children.

We are recruiting for an Educatorto undertake the delivery of innovative primary school education sessions and take responsibility for their success across the Thames Valley area.


Part Time, Permanent (3 - 4 days per week - flexibility required)

Home Based covering schools throughout Reading, Thames Valley and North Hampshire

£19,060 - £19,623 per annum (pro-rata)

Full drivers licence and own vehicle essential.

The successful candidate will be required to commit to 12 weeks initial training prior to employment for which they will receive a training grant of circa £1,000 per month plus expenses.

Working autonomously in schools across Reading and the Thames Valley the trainer will take overall responsibility for the delivery of a wide range of youth / children’s programme sessions within innovative mobile classroom settings. This is more than just a teacher role; it’s the opportunity to lead a ground breaking development programme for children (mainly primary school - occasionally up to Year 8).

With an overall remit to deliver the educational life skills programmes - duties will include:

Delivery of specialised fun, age-appropriate and memorable health, well-being and drug prevention education programmes to children
To organise and manage as directed the booking of schools in the local area
To provide administrative support as required in relation to organising visits to schools,
To provide support to ensure that schools contracting service are fully prepared to receive and maximise the benefit from the service, through effective planning, scheduling, timetabling and thorough preparation and follow-up work with teachers

The ideal candidate might have experience as a Trainer - Teacher - Teaching Assistant - Mentor - Youth Worker - Youth Engagement Officer - Programme Manager - Project Manager or any role in which you have engaged with and delivered materials to young people.

The ideal candidate will have:

Relevant classroom or teaching qualifications / experience
Recent experience of working with children in a classroom environment
An inspirational attitude that can inspire young people
Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently deliver materials to potentially difficult audiences
The ability to influence key members of school staff in organising the logistics of programme delivery
A full UK Drivers licence and your own vehicle
Located in or close to Reading
Willingness and capability to work flexibly in regards to location and hours when the need arises

The successful candidate will be required to pass a satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance.

To apply, please email a copy of your up to date CV. All suitable candidates will be asked to complete an application form.

Completed application forms to be returned no later than 5:00pm, Tuesday 23rd January.

Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful

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