Educator (Dorset based)
Permanent term time, 0.6 – 0.8 (3 or 4 days per week)
Salary range: £20,235 - £26,704 (pro-rata)
Life Education Wessex & Thames Valley (LEW&TV) is a Delivery Partner of the national charity Coram Life Education that supports primary schools’ PSHE and wellbeing education.
This is a rare opportunity to join our team of Educators in the delivery of a range of specialised workshops, including Health & Wellbeing and RSE, to primary aged children throughout Dorset and the surrounding counties.
The workshops, which utilise dynamic teaching strategies and resources, are part of a framework of a fully developed whole-school approach to behaviour, safety and achievement. This includes a comprehensive online PSHE scheme of work (SCARF), to support schools’ PSHE and wellbeing education for children aged 3 – 11.
We require an active, outgoing and enthusiastic person to deliver our workshops and manage this work, travelling to schools throughout the region. You will have:
primary-age teaching qualifications/experience, knowledge and proven skills in PSHE and wellbeing education
the confidence and ability to work closely with teachers (as well as children) to ensure they fully embed our work within their wider provision
the ability and willingness to undertake induction training (3 months, full-time) and ongoing periodic training outside the region
an awareness of, and commitment to, equal opportunities principles and practice
a flexible approach as the days worked each week may vary
be resident in the Dorchester area, and have the ability and willingness to travel to schools throughout Dorset and the surrounding counties at the times necessary
The successful candidate will be required, where necessary, to set-up and pack away the LifeSpace (inflatable classroom), which will involve transporting 2 large bags with wheels weighing circa 18kg each.
This is primarily a home based post and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK and a full UK driving licence.
Closing date Monday 20th September. Interviews will be held on Thursday 30th September.