Adult Training Developer, Windsor

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Duke of Edinburgh AwardWindsor
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is a world leading youth charity which gives all 14-24 year olds the chance to develop skills for life and work. We engage, inspire and empower over 300,000 young people a year across the UK and from every possible background.

The DofE Award is a game-changer. We know that perseverance and passion for long-term goals is linked to success in education, life and work. Our structured programme of volunteering, physical and skills based challenges inspire, guide and support young people to achieve.

We believe that anything is possible and the possibilities are endless. The positive effects of the DofE are proven and far-reaching. Communities are enriched with passionate and driven volunteers, businesses benefit from work-ready, competent recruits and young people are given the confidence to shine.

We are looking for a replacement Adult Training Developer to join our UK Services team in Windsor.

The Adult Training Developer role is a fixed term position in the Programme and Quality Team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of the DofE’s Modular Training Framework (or MTF), our suite of training courses which exists to support adults in DofE delivery roles. You will initiate and complete the development of new adult training modules, training curricula, supporting documentation and e-delivery, as well as working to maintain DofE’s existing adult training provision.

You’ll also work with other colleagues to act as a contact for volunteering queries from DofE staff and the DofE delivery network.

The role is office based in Windsor with a requirement for occasional travel to DofE Regional or Country offices and may include infrequent evening and weekend working.

The Programme and Quality Team is part of DofE’s UK Services Directorate, which supports the delivery of DofE across the UK, providing centralised services, systems and resources which are utilised by DofE Regional/Country Offices and the DofE network.

 The post holder will also:

  • Contribute to achieving the overall objectives of the DofE Charity.
  • Undertake any additional and ad hoc tasks as required.
  • Participate in team meetings and other meetings as required.
  • Participate in the staff appraisal process.
  • Work within an equal opportunities framework.
  • Adhere to all the DofE Charity’s policies, procedures and working practice.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Please visit the DofE website for full details.

If you think you have the desired skills and experience then please apply online.

The closing date for all applications is Sunday 17th June 2018 at 12 midnight.

All DofE staff support the charity’s Mission, Vision and Values;

Our Mission is to inspire, guide and support young people in their self-development and recognise their achievements.

Our Vision is to reach more young people from diverse backgrounds and equip them as individuals to succeed in life.

Our Values are:

Together we have passion
We have strong belief in our Vision, Values and Mission; We care about the cause; We care about the results of our actions; We want to make a positive difference.

Together we are ambitious
We are driven; We are achievement focussed; We have a desire to succeed.

Together we are better
Together we are greater than the sum of our parts; We achieve more by collaborating with colleagues.

Together we demand quality
We will be and do our best; We expect maximum individual commitment and performance; Each of us will make a positive difference

The Adult Training Developer role is a fixed term position in the Programme and Quality Team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of the DofE’s Modular Training Framework (or MTF), our suite of training courses which exists to support adults in DofE delivery roles. You will initiate and complete the development of new adult training modules, training curricula, supporting documentation and e-delivery, as well as working to maintain DofE’s existing adult training provision.

You’ll also work with other colleagues to act as a contact for volunteering queries from DofE staff and the DofE delivery network.

The role is office based in Windsor with a requirement for occasional travel to DofE Regional or Country offices and may include infrequent evening and weekend working.

The Programme and Quality Team is part of DofE’s UK Services Directorate, which supports the delivery of DofE across the UK, providing centralised services, systems and resources which are utilised by DofE Regional/Country Offices and the DofE network.

The post holder will also:

  • Contribute to achieving the overall objectives of the DofE Charity.
  • Undertake any additional and ad hoc tasks as required.
  • Participate in team meetings and other meetings as required.
  • Participate in the staff appraisal process.
  • Work within an equal opportunities framework.
  • Adhere to all the DofE Charity’s policies, procedures and working  practice.


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Address: Gulliver House, Madeira Walk, Windsor, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1EU, United Kingdom
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