To apply: please send a CV and motivation statement responding to the 3 points detailed below.
Application deadline: Monday 4 July | Interviews: w/c 18 July | Assessment centre: w/c 8 August
Want to make a difference to the lives of some of the brightest but most underrepresented students across the UK?
Uptree are looking for inspiring presenters to join our Education Team in delivering in person and digital assemblies and workshops in our partnership schools across the UK.
We are particularly looking for applicants from our target cities of London, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Sheffield, Preston, Birmingham and Stevenage.
This flexible role would suit part-time careers advisors or teachers, supply teachers or university students with an interest in education and social outreach. Full presenter training is provided and all resources are prepared for you.
Uptree School Presenters are:
· Passionate about supporting young people to reach their full potential;
· Friendly and open with excellent behaviour management skills;
· Confident and articulate in presenting to young people;
· Highly digitally literate, skilled in using online platforms for presentations;
· Flexible and open to last-minute changes (working with school timetables can be a challenge);
· Punctual, professional and reliable.
This is a flexible, contract role. Bookings run between 8am & 4pm, and presenters are paid at an hourly rate (£20), including 15 minutes preparation time. Presenters can claim up to £20 travel expenses per school visit.
Please send your CV and a motivation statement responding to these points:
1. Why you would like to work with Uptree
2. What experience you have that would make you a successful Uptree School Presenter
3. Why work experience is important for employers and young people
Deadline for applications: Monday 4 July.
From this point there will be:
· Interview with Education Officer w/c 18 July
· Virtual assessment centre w/c 8 August
Start date: August 2022
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status and are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
If you have any questions on the application process or have a disability or health condition that impacts your ability to complete this application or interview then please let us know. You will know what works best for you, and on reaching out we will together understand what is suitable.
Please note, all Uptree staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check as part of their role, given the nature of our business. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence. Suitable applicants will not be refused posts because of offences which are not relevant to, and do not place them at or make them a risk in, the role to which they are applying.
Uptree is a professional network for young people. We believe that young people benefit from face-to-face experiences of work before leaving education and that companies hire better, more diverse talent when they engage with talent early. That's why we are on a mission to create the most advanced marketplace platform where employers can create unique experiences of work in order to build an inclusive talent pipeline.
Uptree partners with some of the world's largest companies, including GSK, J.P. Morgan and KPMG to inspire, educate and connect young people in schools across the UK. We help students learn first-hand about careers through engaging content and exposing them to top companies and professionals.
· Young people first
· Inclusivity at our core
· Humans before technology
· Building an empowering community
· Impact at scale
· Learning and sharing
Visit our website to find out more.