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Schools & Community Engagement Co-ordinator - Strategic Development Fund (SDF)

Job Ref: BS1240 | Applications Close: 29 Oct 2021, 23:59
icon_wallet£19,921 per annum - Support Scale, Point 21
icon_calendarFixed term Support contract until 31st March 2022
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clock37 hours per week
icon_piechartStrategic Development Fund Project Team
icon_holiday28* Days per annum + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
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Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a number of exciting projects supported by the Government’s Strategic Development Fund to accelerate the green agenda and promote low-carbon services and practices.

Lancashire Colleges will be working in partnership with employers to identify skills shortages and ways to promote sustainability and net-zero practices in a number of sectors. The projects will develop state-of-the-art facilities and high-quality learning materials to promote sustainability.
Lancaster & Morecambe College are looking for a number of self-motivated individuals to implement projects which are funded until March 31st, 2022. Some knowledge of, and a commitment to, the sustainability agenda is an advantage.

Post subject to final confirmation of project funding.

Working as part of the Strategic Development Fund Project team, you will coordinate school engagement activity with partner schools and careers services, deliver green awareness training in schools and organise local community events to increase the profile of low carbon and sustainable practices.

Experience of planning and delivering events, development of presentations and speaking to groups of young people are essential. 
You will be educated to NVQ Level 3 (or have equivalent skills and experience) and have the ability to provide detailed information in a clear, impartial manner whilst maintaining confidentiality.

Benefits include defined benefits pension scheme, generous leave entitlement, opportunities for continuing professional development and good staff support services. Please note, CVs are not accepted.

Job Title SCHOOLS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT CO-ORDINATOR - Strategic Development Fund (SDF)
Salary Range Support Scale Point 21
£19,921 per annum
Department Strategic Development Fund Project Team  
Hours per Week

37 hours per week

Terms of Employment Fixed term Support contract until 31st March 2022
Annual Leave Entitlement 28* Days per annum + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days
Responsible to Sustainable Energy Project Leader

All posts are subject to a DBS Disclosure in line with our policy of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose:  

  • To coordinate all school engagement activity with partner schools and careers services.
  • To coordinate staff response to local community events and organisations, increasing the profile of low carbon and sustainable practices. 
  • Deliver green awareness training in schools.  

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. Lead in planning, organisation, implementation and attendance at school engagement activities and events, delivering innovative sessions, to support low carbon agenda.  

  2. Plan, organise and deliver, in conjunction with other LMC staff, LMC’s contribution to community events to increase LMC’s profile and support the local community.

  3. Actively promote the Green Agenda with teaching colleagues supporting and embedding opportunities.

  4. Develop, organise and attend activities to publicise and promote the low carbon agenda, including ‘taster days’ Open Days, advisory days, official openings, exhibitions and school liaison events, including the transport and removal of associated equipment. Engage with other team members and curriculum staff for delivery.

  5. Ensure that the College has a strong, social media presence on multiple platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube and other appropriate media including LMC website and press.  Share information and marketing material across the Lancashire-based project teams.

  6. Report in a timely fashion to the Project Lead and SMT on School Engagement activities and statistics, working closely with College Information Services to develop reports as required.

  7. Undertake market research with school pupils/college students and careers staff to inform future Green Activities. Use effective data tracking and monitoring to evaluate the effectiveness of activities.

  8. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

 

College Responsibilites

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value and promote equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;
  • Participate in meetings and events as required, e.g. Team meetings, parents’ evenings, etc.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission.
  • Respect and uphold the College management values and behaviour
  • Adhere to the College Values: 
    Community
    – caring, collaborative and inclusive; 
    Opportunity
    – accessible, aspirational and transformative

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Disclosure & Barring Service:  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Certificate

Skills & Experience Required

Experience 

Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Development of presentations & delivery/speaking to groups of young people
  • Work with young people individually/ in groups
  • Accurate recording of information and production of reports
  • Marketing or communications experience in a customer focused environment
  • Experience of working in a busy environment with pressurised workloads 
  • Planning and delivering events

Desirable - Measured by application form and interview

  • Experience of working to quality standards
  • Information, Advice and Guidance
  • Experience of working with press and PR
  • Experience of updating web-based content
  • Good understanding of current environmental issues and ability to explain these clearly and factually

Qualifications

Essential - Measured by application form

  • Level 3 Qualification
  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C/4 or above (or equivalent Level 2)

Desirable - Measured by application form

  • Marketing, Communication or IAG qualification
  • Level 4 qualification

Skills / Abilities

Essential - Measured by skills test and interview

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and the internet
  • Ability to give detailed information and advice in a clear, non-judgemental and impartial manner
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and an understanding of data protection & GDPR regulations 
  • Systematic, thorough and consistent approach to work
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise tasks and workload effectively
  • Presentation/group working skills and excellent communication skills in a range of situations
  • Development of innovative methods of group delivery and interaction

Desirable - Measured by skills test and interview

  • Ability to deal tactfully and sensitively in difficult situations
  • bility to work with a range of young people at differing levels of ability
  • Social media promotion and communication of events/services
  • Knowledge of the changing 14-19 educational landscape and of local and national initiatives in Further Education

Personal

Essential - Measured by application form, skills test and interview 

  • Proven organisational skills and attention to detail
  • A reliable, professional and flexible approach to work 
  • Flexibility – evenings on a rota basis and occasional weekend work
  • Good team player with ability to communicate and work effectively with internal and external colleagues at all levels
  • Current Driving Licence 

Desirable - Measured by application form, skills test and interview

  • Use of own car for local journeys (requires business use insurance) 

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

  • Use of own car for local journeys (requires business use insurance)

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form from the link above and email the completed form and a covering letter to jobs@lmc.ac.uk

We will process your form once received. Please note that sending a CV will not be accepted or processed.

Thank you.