Recruiting a Project Coordinator

Full time- based in North London 

£21,000 - £24,000 depending on experience  

Are you an ambitious educator who is passionate about interfaith work? Do you want to empower young people? Are you concerned by anti-Muslim prejudice?

You must be a motivated educator, driven to create social change in society. The candidate will have an understanding of anti-Muslim hatred and discrimination and how this affects young people in the UK today. This growing project has already reached over 20,000 students in over 65 schools since January 2017 with overwhelmingly positive feedback from teachers and students. We are looking for someone who is excited to help expand this project on a national basis. You will be delivering informal educational sessions in secondary schools, working within a vibrant team of experienced educators, as well as managing day to day administration to ensure the smooth running of the project.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering educational workshops in secondary schools

  • Developing a range of dynamic and interactive educational resources  

  • Coordinating, administering and managing a busy calendar of activities

  • Extensive training on the topic of discrimination, anti-Muslim hatred and antisemitism 

  • Proactively establishing and developing relationships with project partners, schools and other stakeholders

  • Ongoing development and growth of the Stand Up! programme 

  • Travelling to facilitate sessions (across London and occasionally outside of London)

 Desirable skills:

  • Experience in education, either as a class teacher, or within a classroom environment 

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with a real passion for working with young people

  • Experience in informal education

  • A good grasp of Islam and issues of discrimination affecting the Muslim community in the UK

  • Eagerness to work in an interfaith Muslim and Jewish partnership project, formally employed by Maccabi GB

  • Effective self-management, personal initiative, and creativity, to develop this exciting project

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Preferably, a full clean UK driving license and have access to a car

To Apply:

  • Please submit your CV together with either a cover letter or a 60 second video to: info@standupeducation.org 

  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis 

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