Assistant Team Leader - Princes Trust
12 months Fixed Term Contract to 31.8.23
£18,396 to £18,896 per annum, pro-rata
Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England with centres in York, Middlesbrough, Saltaire, Wakefield and Newcastle.
We offer a wide-ranging curriculum to our Further Education students, including Arboriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture, Animal Management, Countryside and the Environment, Engineering, Equine, Floristry, Motorsport, Professional Tree Surgery, Outdoor Adventure Sport, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness and Uniformed Public Services.
We have a fabulous opportunity for an organised and engaging Assistant Team Leader to support groups of learners on our Princes Trust Team programmes. Supporting them in both an academic and personal development function.
The role will cover the Harehills Team programme. Working 36 weeks across the academic year and until 31st August 2022, the job is on a variable hour’s basis to meet the requirements of our programme delivery.
As part of this role, you'll also be helping recruiting students for the Team programme, liaising with referral and support agencies to ensure a smooth transition of students throughout the programme.
Work experience of personal and social development of young people who face multiple barriers (such as behavioural problems, NEETs, mental health issues, homelessness, history of drug abuse etc) is preferable. A working knowledge of the Prince's Trust, multi-agency working would be preferable.
Askham Bryan ultimately needs individuals who can work well in stressful and demanding circumstances, can quickly gain the respect of and form positive working relationships with young people and have the constant drive to do well and truly make a difference.
We offer an inclusive, challenging and rewarding place to work and our colleagues enjoy a range of generous benefits including ample free parking, canteen facilities, support for continuous professional development, Local Government Pension and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.
Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.
For more information, please refer to the Job Description and person specification.
Closing Date: 5pm Thursday 18th August 2022
Interview Date: Week commencing 22nd August 2022
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment.
The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.