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Job Description – Programme Delivery Executive (Early Years)

We are looking for a Programme Delivery Executive to to support the opening of new Scouting provision for 4 and 5 year olds and their families from areas of multiple deprivation, and Black and Minority Ethnic communities.

Core purpose

The purpose of this role is to support the opening of new Scouting provision for 4 and 5 year olds and their families from areas of multiple deprivation, and Black and Minority Ethnic communities.

Research suggests that the earlier a young person accesses non-formal education, the more positive the impact on their prospects. We are extending our Scouting programme to include 4 and 5 year olds in a new section called Squirrels across the UK. Further details on Squirrel Scouts available here https://www.scouts.org.uk/about-us/strategy/our-pillars-of-work/early-years/

Marrying your knowledge in youth work delivery and pedagogy, the lived experience and enthusiasm of our volunteers and over a hundred years of experience in delivering skills for life, you will coach and support local volunteers in their decision making, planning, opening of new provision that is sustainable and delivers high quality programme, builds community partnerships and initiatives related to innovating our Squirrel Scout Programme, so that it is impactful, relevant and fun.

Having had programme content designed by other colleagues, you will work with local communities to test different models of early years delivery and settings, supporting the recruitment of volunteers and the development of families, delivery of content and extraction of learning so we can evolve provision over time – ultimately evaluating and exploring integration for the future full roll out across Scouting.

You will also play a supporting role within the wider Programme team, helping to ensure we design amazing programme content, national tools and processes that you will then pilot and implement, secure external funding, and undertake high quality learning and evaluation so that we constantly improve what we do for young people. You will support the wider team in creating a culture that is innovative, supportive and empowering for the volunteers we work with. 

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Applicants will be considered for all three positions. If you have a preference please indicate when you apply.

Before making an application please ensure that you have read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we would be grateful if you would also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions on the Application Form.

If you would to discuss the role in more detail, please contact recruitment@scouts.org.uk

Please read the full application pack before applying.

Closing date for applications is Friday 13th August 2021

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25th August 2021

 

 

Salary:
£33,594 per annum, exclusive of Outer London Weighting (Band F, Level 3)

Location:
Home Based

Term:
Fixed term contract until 31st December 2022

Hours:
35 Hours Per Week

Holidays:
25 days holiday

Closing date:
Fri, August 13, 2021, 11:59 PM

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