Education Development Coordinator - Hull

Do you have an interest in, and knowledge of, delivering Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)? We have an exciting opportunity for an Education Development Coordinator to work with teachers and young people in Hull.

Yorkshire MESMAC is a group of independent community based sexual health and social wellbeing services that are committed to developing and delivering services that are responsive to the needs of our communities. We are seeking to appoint the following:  

Education Development Coordinator – Hull (18.5 hours)

Overall Aim:

  • Teachers report they feel equipped and supported to provide adequate and appropriate RSE to their pupils.

Prime Objectives:

  • Schools have the information and skills needed to deliver a comprehensive programme of RSE, providing accurate information about the body, reproduction, sex and sexual health.
  • To manage and supervise a project team (up to 5 full time equivalent staff), placements/students and volunteers
  • Pupils have the essential skills for building positive, enjoyable, respectful and non-exploitative relations, staying safe both on and off line.

Main Responsibilities & Duties (list not exhaustive – please refer to the job description and person specification below for more details)

  • To coordinate the delivery of Yorkshire MESMAC’s RSE strategy in Hull including its Peer Mentoring service & responsible for the management and supervision of the Youth Activation Workers, Training Development Worker and Volunteer Development Worker. 
  • To ensure that Yorkshire MESMAC's commitment to equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice is reflected in all aspects of work and service delivery.
  • To identify and engage with schools in Hull to support their delivery of RSE
  • To engage senior leadership teams at identified schools and agree timescales and development plans
  • To deliver training and support to schools; both teaching and non-teaching staff
  • To create and disseminate an RSE training and resource package to Hull schools which embodies the ‘12 Principals of Effective RSE’
  • To identify, train and support young people as co-facilitators and peer mentors for training delivery.
  • To assist schools in developing policies, processes and practices that foster gender equality and LGBT equality and challenge discrimination

Salary:  NJC scale 6 (points 23 - 25) starting at £26,999 pro rata  per annum for 18.5 hours per week. Contract is fixed term until 31st March 2021 (with the possibility of a 2 year extension). There is a 5% workplace pension and membership of Simply Health (on completion of probationary period). Salary is reviewed annually. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with barred lists check.

Application packs (along with the job description and person specification) can be downloaded below. You may want to save/print these if you submit an application as it may be useful if you are shortlisted for an interview.

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Pack

Completed applications to be sent to by the closing date.

Closing date is: Noon on Tuesday 25th June 2019

Please note that late applications and CV’s will not be accepted

If your application is successful then Interviews will be on Monday 8th July 2019.

We are striving to be an equal opportunities employer, and as such we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are a Disability Confident employer. (Charity no 1040407).

As a Disability Confident Employer we:

• Have undertaken and successfully completed the Disability Confident self-assessment • Are taking all of the core actions to be a Disability Confident employer • Are offering at least one activity to get the right people for our business and at least one activity to keep and develop our people. 

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