Assistant Manager

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Full Time     |     Based in North West London     |     £26,000 - £28,000

 

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 and antisemitism? Do you have the skills to lead a team of dedicated facilitators?

You must be a motivated educator, driven to create social change in society. The candidate will have an understanding of anti-Muslim hatred or antisemitism and how this affects young people in the UK today. This growing project has already reached over 60,500 students in over 130 schools since January 2017 with overwhelmingly positive feedback from teachers and students. We are looking for someone who is excited to help expand and develop this project even further.

 

You will be delivering informal educational workshops in secondary schools, overseeing a vibrant team of experienced educators, as well as managing day to day administration to ensure the smooth running of the project. Moreover, you will have the chance to collaborate with a range of exciting partners including other anti-discrimination organisations and social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter.

​RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Delivering educational workshops in secondary schools

  • Developing a range of dynamic and interactive educational resources 

  • Coordinating, administering and managing a busy calendar of activities

  • ·Managing a team of project coordinators and sessional staff

  • Providing regular updates and reports for senior members of the team

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

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

  • Supporting with social media campaigns throughout the year

  • Ongoing development and growth of the Stand Up! programme 

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

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ESSENTIAL  SKILLS

  • Experience in informal education, youth work or within a classroom environment 

  • Leadership experience, managing a programme or project and a team

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

  • A good grasp of Judaism and issues of discrimination affecting the Jewish community in the UK

  • Eagerness to work in an interfaith Jewish-Muslim partnership

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

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word and Excel

DESIRABLE  SKILLS

  • A passion for current affairs and an interest in the connection between global events and the topic of discrimination more broadly

  • An awareness of how monitoring and evaluation systems work 

  • Creativity and motivation to make graphics on any preferred design platform from Photoshop to Canva

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

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TO  APPLY

Please submit your CV together with a cover letter. Additionally, please introduce yourself to us in a brief video up to 60 seconds long.

 

Send to: info@standupeducation.org

 

Deadline to apply is Monday 3rd October, 9am.