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Vacancy: Programme Officers

Programme Officers

£22,000 to £25,000 per annum plus 5% employer’s pension contribution

Permanent, full-time (37 hours per week)

Hackney, London

About the roles

Our Secondary team delivers a wide range of work-related programmes in schools across Hackney and neighbouring boroughs, to equip young people with essential skills and the confidence they need to enter the world of work.

As a Programme Officer, you will be responsible for a small portfolio of secondary school relationships, acting as a key point of liaison between schools and employers, to ensure our programmes are delivered to agreed schedules.

Whether you’re arranging work placements and employer visits, or running social action projects and careers networking sessions; you will proactively recruit a range of employers, providing support and guidance to ensure high standards of delivery.

Adapting our delivery for students with a range of additional needs will be key, as well as working with employers to tailor our programmes effectively.

You will also deliver engaging briefing sessions and gather feedback from students and employers alike, working with both parties to ensure the smooth delivery of our programmes from start to finish.

About you

Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) and with previous experience working with 11 to 19-year olds, you are passionate about enabling all young people to access vital work-related experiences.

A natural collaborator with excellent communication skills, you enjoy interacting with a range of people and can maintain positive working relationships with everyone you work with.

With excellent organisational skills and a keen eye for detail, you are confident in managing multiple deadlines and able to coordinate the work of others in the team.

You are also aware of the current secondary school landscape and a range of equalities issues, able to demonstrate sensitivity to a variety of different needs.

You’ll ideally be familiar with behaviour management strategies too, with an adaptable approach to your work and a ‘can-do’ attitude.

This is a great opportunity for outgoing and resourceful individuals to help a growing education charity to deliver its secondary school programmes.

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 10th January 2020.

Interviews are due to take place in the week commencing 13th January 2020.

Further details can be found in the Job Description.

Those interested in applying for the post should complete the Application Form along with the Applicant Details and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and send all three documents via email to Please ensure that you state clearly in the subject line of your email which position you are applying for.

All of the information you provide during the application process will only be used to progress your application or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary. Further details of how we manage information can be found in our Safer Recruitment Policy and Data Protection and Security Policy, both on our website.

Inspire! is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Our recruitment and selection processes are in accordance with best practice in safeguarding children and young people. Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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