Princes Trust Assistant Team Leader, Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring soon

Wakefield CollegeWakefield

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £19,756 - £21,523 per annum
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Prince’s Trust Assistant Team Leader 

  • Job Ref: 7455
  • Based at Wakefield City Campus with travel around the district
  • 37 hours per week 
  • £19,756 - £21,523 per annum

As an Assistant Team Leader, you will assist in the planning, recruitment to and delivery of the Prince’s Trust Team programme on behalf of Wakefield College.

The Team programme is one of The Trust’s most long-standing and core programmes. It is a full-time 12-week personal development programme for 16 – 25 year olds, largely delivered through community work. Its primary aim is to build confidence, motivation and skills to help unemployed young people return to education or move into employment. 

We are looking for someone who is supportive, patient and a positive role model for young people. You will encourage and challenge young people to encounter situations outside their comfort zone and help them develop key employability skills and life skills to support them to have a positive future.

As a Prince’s Trust Assistant Team Leader, you should:

  • Hold GCSE A*-C / 9 - 4 in Maths and English qualifications or equivalent 
  • Hold a First Aid certificate and a Food Hygiene certificate (or willingness to undertake)

You should have:

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including the ability to work with a wide range of people
  • Understanding of the challenges young people within The Trust’s target groups face 
  • Good planning and organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities

Benefits include:

  • Personal and Professional Development Opportunities, including a comprehensive induction
  • Generous Annual Leave (30 days annual leave + bank holidays + 5 College closure days) 
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards, Staff BBQ, Christmas Party
  • Good Pension Scheme


Closing Date: 11.00am on Friday 21 June 2019

Interview Date: Tuesday 2 July 2019


See what we have to offer and come join us. You won’t be disappointed.


For more information about Wakefield College and the opportunity to apply, please click the Apply button and you will be redirected to our college website.


Transforming lives through learning…

…by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential.


Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhance Disclosure from the DBS.


We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.




More about Wakefield College
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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wakefield Campus, Margaret Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 789789
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The City of Wakefield sits at the heart of West Yorkshire, and at the heart of the Wakefield district is Wakefield College. The College is the largest college in the District and has an impressive track record, having provided education and training ...