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Work for Inspire!

Inspire! is a growing charity which supports the aspirations and achievements of young people.  We offer a range of benefits to our staff, including:

Inspiring Work-Life Balance!

  • A flexible working policy
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Up to 5 volunteering days

Inspiring savings!

  • Tax free childcare vouchers
  • 5% employer contribution is made to your pension
  • Interest-free season ticket loan scheme
  • Access to hundreds of perks, freebies and discounts through Perkbox

Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Business Development Officer

All young people should have a fair chance to succeed. Inspire’s mission is to deliver high-impact services driven by local need, helping young people to find their strengths and thrive.

Founded in 2004, we open doors for young people aged 3-24 in Hackney and beyond, through a range of programmes which help them to raise their aspirations and achievement levels.

With a team of 30 staff and turnover of £1m per annum, we work with schools across Hackney, Camden and Islington, supporting 15,000 young people each year with over 750 volunteers and a huge network of employers. In 2014 we established our independent school Inspired Directions, which offers alternative provision for learners whose needs cannot be met within mainstream education.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Business Development Officer will support business development activity by researching prospects, gathering information for reports and supporting the writing of funding applications among other duties.

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School Administrator - Inspired Directions School

The Inspired Directions School (IDS) offers alternative provision for learners whose needs cannot be met within mainstream education. Our school offers a nurturing and safe environment in which our small cohort of fifteen pupils can learn and develop. Through personalised learning plans, we support pupils to develop their personal skills, social capital and academic learning to progress on to college or training at age 16.

In 2014 we established our independent school Inspired Directions, which offers alternative provision for learners whose needs cannot be met within mainstream education. Our school offers a nurturing and safe environment in which our small cohort of 15 pupils can learn and develop. Through personalised learning plans, we support pupils to develop their personal skills, social capital and academic learning to progress on to college or training at age 16.

The School Administrator will be the first point of contact at Inspired Directions School, greeting visitors at the front desk as well as taking calls, replying to email enquiries and providing high-quality administrative support for the school. A confident communicator with a passion for supporting young people’s development, you will have an eye for detail and excellent customer service skills.

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Curriculum Coordinator - Inspired Directions School

The Inspired Directions School (IDS) offers alternative provision for learners whose needs cannot be met within mainstream education. Our school offers a nurturing and safe environment in which our small cohort of fifteen pupils can learn and develop. Through personalised learning plans, we support pupils to develop their personal skills, social capital and academic learning to progress on to college or training at age 16.

Working in a small school can be incredibly rewarding. Focusing on positive outcomes for students, you will have lots of direct contact with young people, and will be instrumental in setting the direction of the school for the coming years. The Curriculum Coordinator has primary responsibility for the design and delivery of a balanced and comprehensive curriculum; making sure it lives up to the school’s vision and ethos and national education standards.

Our ideal candidate will have experience in alternative provision settings, and in creating and delivering curricula for young people with a range of needs. Enthusiastic, professional and resilient, you will thrive in a busy environment and have a talent for empowering students to embrace learning.

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Sessional Programme Teachers/Tutors - Inspired Directions School

The Inspired Directions School (IDS) offers alternative provision for learners whose needs cannot be met within mainstream education.

We are putting together a flexible bank of teachers/tutors to provide support and cover for curriculum delivery across all areas during busy periods. Candidates will have experience of working in an EBD setting or with students who have special educational needs and associated challenging behaviours. The roles will broadly involve:

  • Supporting or leading classroom delivery of the school curriculum
  • Providing 1-to-1 pastoral and mentoring support to disengaged young people
  • Liaising with student parents and carers
  • Maintaining student discipline in accordance with the School’s procedures
  • Accompanying, monitoring and visiting young people during off-site placements

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Programme Delivery Officer (bank staff)

We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic flexible staff to support us in delivering programmes to meet the needs of our primary and secondary teams.

We are putting together a flexible bank of staff to help us meet the demands of delivery across busy periods. We want motivated, organised and resourceful individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can support us in maintaining the high-quality design and delivery of work-related activities and services to meet the needs of local young people.

Please note, this is a flexible role to support during busy periods then we will arrange interviews as and when needed, depending on our schedule of work.

This will broadly involve:

  • Delivering work-related learning, enterprise, careers and mentoring programmes for groups of young people to achieve agreed outcomes, including leading workshops and workplace visits.
  • Supporting and training a diverse range of business volunteers to work with young people.
  • Reviewing and creating programme materials and resources.

Find out more and apply

 

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