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ASK Adviser

London (across various locations)
Salary Details:
Closing Date:
30 Sep 2019
About the role

The Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge for Schools (ASK) programme is a government funded programme aiming to support the government target of having 3 million people in apprenticeships by 2020. The programme was set up by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to help students, teachers and parents learn more about apprenticeships. As of September 2019, Education Development Trust will be delivering the ASK programme in schools and colleges within London for the next three years. We are now looking for enthusiastic, engaging and passionate individuals to join the ASK team and help support with the ambitious targets of this contract.

As an ASK Adviser you will be delivering the ASK programme in a number of schools and colleges within London. As part of this, you will be expected to deliver engaging presentations, workshops and activities to students, parents and teachers. You will also be building partnerships with local stakeholder in order to promote the ASK programme.

Key requirements:

Experience of planning and delivering engaging and interactive activities to both large and small groups

Be motivated and have previous experience of meeting or exceeding set targets

Be comfortable with working as part of a small team as well as working remotely for prolonged periods

Attend events as required and plan and deliver activities which involve teacher CPD and delivery to parents

Take a proactive and highly visible approach to developing working relationships with schools and other stakeholders (such as the CEC or LAs)

Manage information by maintaining paper and electronic records to the required standards

Be able to demonstrate experience of working in a target-driven environment

Have good communication and organisational skills, as well as the ability to respond to demanding pressures and meet deadlines

Education Development Trust has first-rate credentials in providing services that bridge the gap between education, training and employment. We have been a leading careers service provider in the UK for over 20 years and have a successful track record of managing programmes delivering careers, employment and skills support.

In return we offer a competitive salary of £25,306, a generous holiday allowance (30 days & bank holidays), a 6% matched pension scheme and a range of other voluntary benefits.

In addition, we offer excellent training and family friendly policies to support flexible working and a range of health and discount benefits.

Job Type: Permanent

Deadline:Monday 30th September

Interviews to take place: Friday 20th September and Friday 4th October

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.