OAT #iwill Project Leader

Location: 
National, Head office in Birmingham, work base flexible
Responsible to: 
OAT Regional Director with responsibility for Enrichment
Responsible for: 
Increasing students’ social action activity and social, emotional and life skills (SELS) through things like student voice, PHSE, careers and literacy across our extensive national academy network. Ensuring that OAT students are meaningfully engaged in all aspects of the #iwill programme including key decision-making powers regarding the focus of social action proposals as well as opportunities to contribute strategically to what direction we take.
Status: 
2 year full time fixed term contract
Salary/salary scale: 
circa £60k depending on skills and experience plus benefits
Closing date: 
16th Apr 2018, 5:00 pm
Interview date(s): 
TBC
Start date: 
TBC

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join us in a new and rewarding opportunity working alongside the #iwill campaign. #iwill promotes social action among 10-20-year-olds and includes activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join us in a new and rewarding opportunity working alongside the #iwill campaign. #iwill promotes social action among 10-20-year-olds and includes activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering, all of which create a double benefit to communities and young people themselves. The focus of our role is working with us and our sponsor Ormiston Trust to increase students’ social action activity and social, emotional and life skills (SELS) through things like student voice, PHSE, careers and literacy across our extensive national academy network. This individual will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our OAT students are meaningfully engaged in all aspects of the #iwill programme including key decision-making powers regarding the focus of social action proposals as well as opportunities to contribute strategically to what direction we take.

The successful candidate will ideally have:

• Extensive experience in leading or delivering programmes that teach young people social, emotional and life skills so will have worked in an education setting at some stage in their career
• Strong leadership skills and the ability to deliver tangible outcomes in a time critical manner across a diverse geographic network from Grimsby across to the Isle of Wight
• An understanding of evidence-based practice approaches and a good knowledge of monitoring and evaluation techniques

Other Information

This role is a 24 months fixed term contract at a salary of up to £60,000 per annum FTE. We also offer excellent benefits, including membership of a Local Government Pension Scheme, an annual performance related bonus scheme, healthcare and childcare vouchers.

How to apply: 

We encourage you to contact us for an informal discussion about this post before you apply, please call Luke Bowers, Regional Director for the South at OAT on 07854014605 regarding the position.

To apply for this post please return your completed application form and formal letter of application by email to recruitment@ormistonacademies.co.uk, to be received by 5pm on 16 April 2018.

Your formal letter of application (supporting statement) should be no longer than 2 sides of A4 and should address the selection criteria detailed in the person specification.

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