Part Time Student Key Worker (14-16)

Part Time Student Key Worker (14-16)

Who we are:

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.

About the role:

We have an exciting new opportunity for a 14- 16 Key Worker to join our Lifeskills faculty to monitor and lead online tutorials with learners enrolled to our newly developed Activate Your Skills – virtual 14-16 programme.

This a part time role, working 30 hours per week during term time (0.72 FTE), and fixed term until July 2023 based at our Oxford Campus. There is some flexibility in working hours during the week depending on requirements. Due to the current guidance for educational settings, the successful candidate will initially be working from home, with some flexibility once our teams return onto campus.

Working alongside the faculty teams and the Elective Home Education Manager, you will provide an exceptional customer service to ensure our learners have an excellent experience throughout their journey with us.

You will also work closely with local schools and organisations to provide an outstanding 14-16 provision in the college and widen access to information and guidance that will support students to start on the right course and progress into post 16 learning opportunities.

What do you need to be successful as a Key Worker at Activate Learning?

You will have previous experience of working in an educational environment to support young people, along with a good understanding of the potential barriers faced by young people and how to overcome these. Good knowledge of the 14+ education environment is desirable.

In addition, you will need to have a flexible approach, coupled with excellent communication and customer service skills. You will demonstrate the ability to engage and develop students and role model the attributes that we develop within our learners.  Experience of effective liaison with schools and other key stakeholders would be desirable.

Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here is a reminder of some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee resource groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.