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Job Vacancy: Associate Youth Facilitator

Love working with young people?  We are recruiting!

KWMC’s young people’s team, Jump Studios, are looking for Associate Youth Facilitators who have a passion for supporting young people express their creativity through arts, tech and media. We are currently running socially distanced sessions after school and keen to find new people who are great at working with young people and would enjoy being part of a dream team!

We are currently looking for a creative youth worker to support on Control Alt Delete and Maker City, two of Jump Studios’ after-school programmes:

Control Alt Delete is our exciting after school for young people who are interested in tech, coding and gaming. Control Alt Delete provides a fun, safe space for young people to explore creative technologies and to develop the skills and tools to become creators!

Maker City is a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) project for young people who are interested in learning about digital making, creative technologies and social action. The main aim of Maker City is to encourage young people to problem solve and learn new skills whilst building confidence in digital making and new technologies such as laser cutters, 3D printers and digital embroidery machines.

The Role

We’re looking for enthusiastic people to support the facilitation of these workshops as well as the ability to support the young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

We want individuals who are great at working with young people and are happy to get stuck in. If you know nothing about creative technology, coding or social action we can train you; if you know everything, that’s a bonus! Either way, we’d love to hear from you.

Details

Hours: 2 x 2-hour workshops per week and adhoc / cover sessions, commencing the week of 1st May 2021: Mondays, 4.15 – 6.15pm and Tuesdays, 4.15 – 6.15pm

Fee: £17p/h

Full details can be found in the Job Application Pack – Associate Youth Facilitator 2021.

Please note this role requires an enhanced DBS check which KWMC will arrange if you don’t already have one.

To apply

Please send the following to clara@kwmc.org.uk with the title ‘Application: Sessional Youth Worker’:

1. Your CV including two references (maximum two pages A4, font size 12)

2. A cover letter (maximum two pages A4, font size 12) clearly detailing how you meet the essential criteria shown on the person specification OR a short video (maximum three minutes) detailing clearly how you meet the essential criteria on the person specification. Please share this as a private, password protected link (e.g. Vimeo or Youtube).

Please also complete our online anonymous Equalities Monitoring Form – the information you share will not be stored with, or linked to, your submission. Completing the form helps us understand whether we are reaching people from a range of backgrounds through our promotion of this opportunity.

Support

If you have any access needs that require you to submit your proposal in another format, please get in touch so we can help you find a suitable option. All applications will be assessed according to the same criteria and submitting in a different format will not affect your chances of being selected.

Timeline

Application deadline: Rolling deadline. Rolling interviews and paid trial shift from Monday 19 April 2021

Successful interviewees will be invited to join us for a paid trial session with a group of young people. This is an associate position paid at £17 per hour.

APPLY NOW!

Questions

Please get in touch with any questions: contact clara@kwmc.org.uk or call 0117 903 0444.

If you’d like to talk to someone confidentially about any concerns of queries in advance of making an application, please contact Michaela: michaela@kwmc.org.uk

No recruitment agencies please.

Credits

Jump Studios is supported by BBC Children in Need and Comino Foundation.

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
Bristol
BS4 1NL
+44 (0) 117 903 0444
enquiries@kwmc.org.uk

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