Inspire Coach

  • Leicester City in the Community
  • Leicester, UK
  • 19 Nov, 2020
Full time Community Youth

Job Description

Using a range of innovative interventions, Inspire Coaches work within schools to develop and increase confidence, motivation, aspirations and attendance.

Who We Are 

Leicestershire is made up of vibrant, ambitious and resilient communities. Leicester City in the Community support these groups, and the people within them, through exciting programmes with a passionate and dedicated team at its core. We aim to Engage, Inspire and Empower through Togetherness, Respect and Pride, changing lives and transforming communities.

Leicester City in the Community has a fantastic opportunity for an Inspire Coach to join our dynamic team.

About The Role

The ‘Inspire Programme’ is a targeted programme delivered in secondary schools in and around Leicestershire. The purpose of Inspire is to work with young people who have been identified to be at risk of becoming disengaged.

Using a range of innovative interventions, Inspire Coaches work within schools to develop and increase confidence, motivation, aspirations and attendance.

Through one-on-one support and small group sessions, our coaches identify barriers to learning and create extra-curricular opportunities to re-engage young people with mainstream education.

Part of the programme is delivered in conjunction with the Prince’s Trust Achieve clubs, which work with young people to achieve their potential and make positive decisions for their own futures.
 

Who We’re Looking For

If you are passionate about supporting young people to reach their potential, creative in your approach and an excellent communicator - we want to hear from you.

Skills required for success:

  • Ability to empower young people to overcome potential barriers to education
  • Experience of creating strong and appropriate relationships, with internal and external partners
  • Ability to encourage, motivate and enthuse young people to participate, promoting positive attitudes towards education
  • Ability to work on own initiative, providing alternative learning opportunities for young people

Essential requirements:

  • Experience of working with young people
  • Experience working within an educational setting
  • Must satisfy relevant pre-employment checks including enhanced DBS check
  • Ability to travel regularly across multiple sites

 

Contract Type – 12 month fixed term contract
Hours Per Week 
– 37.5, you may be required to work outside of normal office hours, at evenings and weekends.

Location – LCitC is based at King Power Stadium, Leicester. The delivery of sessions with take part at partner schools, therefore you will need the ability to travel across multiple sites across Leicester and Charnwood. You may need to travel to multiple sites within one day.

Leicester City in the Community is an equal opportunities employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

Leicester City in the Community is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, you may be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service and prior to taking up any role. 

A shortlist of suitable applicants will be compiled shortly after the closing date and successful candidates will be contacted about the interview process.

Closing Date – 30 November, 2020