We are looking for a new member of our team to help deliver the 1851 Trust’s key education programmes and be responsible for developing new teaching resources and programmes.
An exciting opportunity for a teacher to work in the charity sector alongside elite sports teams
We are seeking a forward-thinking and motivated teacher with Key Stage 3 maths, science or design technology experience to join the 1851 Trust team as out curriculum lead teacher.
Office location: Remote working but with regular visits to the Base at INEOS TEAM UK in Portsmouth
- Motivated by supporting peers to help them raise the aspirations of their students,
- Passionate about ensuring lessons are engaging and inclusive to all students and at the cutting edge of current thinking in educational pedagogy,
- Excited by the power of sport and role models being used to inspire young people?
- If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.
About the 1851 Trust
The 1851 Trust is a game-changing specialist education charity working with sporting world champions. Having taken our programmes, led by www.stemcrew.org, across the UK, this is a fantastic opportunity to join us to achieve exciting ambitions to go global and into new elite sports.
We are a small team, but we have high profile supporters and a reputation for excellence. Accordingly, we are seeking someone with a ‘can do’ attitude to tackling tasks and a willingness to go the extra mile. In return, we offer you an exciting environment in which to work, excellent chances to exceed expectations, and the support of a team committed to delivering outstanding educational opportunities for young people.
- To develop new resources for our learning hub www.stemcrew.org, to deliver face to face teaching and to help develop further STEM education programmes.
- Develop new resources and contribute to future resource planning for our online learning hub www.stemcrew.org .
- Deliver teaching both online and face to face during STEM Crew events
- Contribute to teacher CPD of the STEM Crew community and support for teachers at partner schools.
- Engage with STEM Crew audiences and other education initiatives to provide insights on the use of digital resources in schools and opportunities to maintain STEM Crew’s high quality reputation.
- Input into organisational strategy to help shape the direction of our education focus.
- Promote the Trust’s education programmes to new audiences and partners to increase adoption by teachers and schools (including through digital channels)
Project-based responsibilities to support the development of new content and functionality:
- Developing further education projects for the Trust, e.g. awards, competitions or partnerships with appropriate STEM organisations.
- Work with the Head of Education to develop new educational resources and programmes for other partners and funders and which improve the Trust’s educational offer
- Manage a small team of teacher contractors when needed. (leader)
Desired skills, experience, approach to working
- Fully qualified teacher in maths, science or DT (Key stage 3 experience).
- Full working knowledge of safeguarding legislation and able to advise and act upon safeguarding procedure within the Trust.
- Experience within a school environment, or in an educational environment outside of the classroom.
- Understanding of the KS2, KS3 and KS4 STEM curriculum, with working knowledge of at least one key stage.
- Able to both develop and deliver STEM lessons using the inspiration of elite sporting and sustainability contexts and the current curriculum to a high standard.
- Experience or understanding of promoting education initiatives to schools.
- Innovative and creative, able to help the Trust develop further education projects.
- Confident, able to build relationships with schools and other stakeholders.
- Knowledgeable about local STEM networks and National STEM initiatives
- Ability to interact professionally on social media platforms and seek out education accounts aligned with the values of the 1851 Trust.
- Committed to the 1851 Trust’s aims and objectives of providing opportunities to young people
- Able to demonstrate a high level of professionalism when working with partners, schools and stakeholders
- An enthusiasm to keep abreast of new developments in education
- Creative, able to think out of the box and try new things
- Strong team player but able to work largely unsupervised
- Willing to travel to regional and national meetings and events, including out of office hours
Please note: The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in line with our Child Protection and Safer Recruitment Policies.
How to apply:
Please visit www.1851trust.org.uk for more information on the 1851 Trust.
To apply, please send a CV and covering letter setting out why you’d like to join us, to Beverley Smith (email@example.com). Closing date 14th January 2021.