Prince's Trust Team Leader Opportunities

Askham Bryan College

Askham Bryan College is a large, and growing, specialist land-based College, with centres throughout Yorkshire, Cumbria and the Tees Valley.

We now have two opportunities available for Princes Trust Team Leaders to join us, one at our Wakefield campus and the other at our Hull Campus. Both roles are Fixed term, from November 2016 to 31st July 2017.

As well as lecturing / assessing for three consecutive Prince's Trust Team Programmes, these roles are an essential link in the relationship between the College and the Prince's Trust.

You will essentially act as Team Leader and Course Manager to allocated groups of earners, supporting them in both an academic and personal development function. The support will also continue onto the teaching team, Where you will provide a link for pastoral care and be responsible for the whole programme from start to finish.

You'll also be recruiting students for the team programme, liaising with referral and support agencies to ensure a smooth transition of students throughout the programme. You will also participate in training and development courses, research, secondment and personal contact in order to keep up to date in technical and education expertise as well as those skills to effectively tutor and clients.

Educated to degree level or equivalent and with at least a PTTLS level teaching qualification, the successful candidates will need solid 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), working knowledge of the Prince's Trust, multi-agency working and managing/assessing he FE provision at Foundation Level learning are essential qualities.

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.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 27th October 2016

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