Freelance Schools & Youth Trainers, Part time

Rate range from two hour workshop £80, to full day workshop £135
02 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Freelance/self employed

Freelance Schools & Youth Trainers, Part time

We are currently looking for trainers to deliver programmes in:

  1. Primary schools (Key Stage 2)
  2. Youth work settings young people aged 16-25

Applicants can apply to deliver one or both types of work as per their experience.

Location: Delivery of education workshops across Merseyside and surrounding areas.

Duration: Freelance. Minimum commitment 12 months

Fees: Rate range from two hour workshop £80, to full day workshop £135. Rates are inclusive of travel within 20 miles of an individual’s home address, expensed thereafter.

Do you have a ‘wow’ factor in the classroom?

Can you engage and inspire young people?

Do you have a creative facilitation style that leaves a lasting impression?

Then being a MyBnk Freelance trainer might be for you…

Duties and responsibilities

You will be delivering MyBnk programmes to young people either aged 7-11 in schools or 16-25 in youth organisations across Merseyside and surrounding areas. In so doing it is expected that you will:

  • Deliver MyBnk programmes to an exceptionally high standard, meeting the MyBnk quality requirements and following the MyBnk Education Ethos.
  • Commit to an initial training period of four days and additional home learning.
  • Effectively engage learners with a delivery style that is clear, concise, energetic and relevant.
  • Follow MyBnk processes regarding the sending back of monitoring and evaluation questionnaires, inputting feedback etc.
  • Commit to updating your subject knowledge base and continuing your professional development becoming an expert in Financial or Enterprise education.
  • Become a part of the wider MyBnk team, actively participating in trainer forums and sharing good practice.
  • Become a representative of MyBnk, upholding MyBnk’s mission, ethos and reputation.
  • Provide honest and timely feedback on the programmes to the MyBnk team.

Person Specification

We are looking for energetic and engaging individuals with a genuine interest in social change, education and the empowerment of young people. You must:

  • Have a unique and creative style of delivery, and ability to ‘wow’ young people, taking them on a memorable learning journey. Ability to think on your feet and embrace new ideas.
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience delivering participatory learning programmes to young people. Ideally you will have worked with different types of young people, varying in group size, age, background, ability and setting.
  • Be educated to degree level, be a qualified teacher, or have an equivalent level of professional experience.
  • Have a grasp on popular and youth culture.
  • Be confident in delivering programmes to young people you’re meeting for the first time.  This requires a strong presence, the ability to forge relationships quickly and effectively, and the confidence to use a variety of teaching techniques (e.g. drama, visuals, games).
  • Have an understanding of the UK education landscape and national curricula, as well as youth services and youth opportunities at local authority level.
  • Be willing to travel across Merseyside and surrounding areas.
  • Have a minimum A-C or equivalent Maths GCSE qualification.
  • Have a fluent command of English and have the right to live and work in the UK.

Application Process

Please send a CV and covering letter via the application method below by 5pm on Thursday 1st November.

Covering letter:

MyBnk programmes can run between one and five hours, it is important to establish positive working relationships from the outset.

In your cover letter please describe two strategies you would use to achieve this with a group of young people you haven’t met before.