We are seeking a motivated individual to support our Geography Ambassadors programme and provide general support to the Society’s education work.
We are seeking an Education Assistant to support our Geography Ambassadors programme across the following areas:
The recruitment, training and placement of Geography Ambassadors into schools
The Going places with geography careers and further study events
Promotion of the programmes to schools
Digital delivery and social media engagement of young people with geography
Supporting activities that recognise the work of geography pupils and their teachers
Alongside general support to the Society’s education work
The post holder will provide support to each of these areas of activity and will be managed by the Project Coordinator: Geography Ambassadors.
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Closing date: 5.00pm, 26 May 2022
This is a permanent, full time post subject to successful completion of a probationary period of three months.
The salary range for this post is £23,050 to £23,775 per annum depending on experience and qualifications.
The post is based in Kensington, London.
35-hour working week with core working hours between 10.00am-4.00pm
Option to work from home on Thursdays and Fridays
25 days annual leave per annum plus public bank holidays
Society closure between Christmas and New Year, in addition to the basic annual leave allowance
Generous pension scheme - 3% employee, 7.5% employer
Group Life Assurance at four-times basic annual salary
Corporate eye care vouchers
Cycle to work scheme
Free 24-hour Employee Assistance helpline with available counselling support
To apply please email HR@rgs.org with a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the post and how you fulfil the selection criteria, along with the monitoring form. Part of this role will support uptake within geography from black, Asian, and minority ethnic communities and lower income families, and we welcome applications from individuals who have a commitment to particularly supporting young people from these backgrounds.
Applications must be received by 5.00pm, 26 May 2022. Interviews are planned to take place on 1 June 2022. We thank, in advance, all candidates for applying and regret we are unable to write separately to those who are not selected for interview.
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