Duke of Edinburgh's Award Co-ordinator

Colchester County High School For Girls, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC5454-105S Position Type: Coaching/Instructors Pay Range: LGS Band 3 Pts 17-21
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/01/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: To be arranged  

Job Description

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An opportunity has arisen for the position of Duke of Edinburgh's Award Co-ordinator. The position is for 15 hours per week, term-time only with additional paid holiday/weekend working for expeditions.

The successful candidate will be hard-working, enthusiastic and reliable. This will include inspiring young people in school to take part in the award and training them in preparation for their expeditions. You will also deliver expeditions, leading groups of young people between 14 and 18 years old over the designated expedition periods. Knowledge and experience of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award is desirable.

Please note this role will require some additional after school and paid weekend work along with overnight camping throughout the expedition season.

Colchester County High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check by the DBS.

All applications must be submitted on the support staff application form and accompanied by a covering letter, addressed to the Executive Principal.

Information about the School

Colchester County High School for Girls is part of Alpha Trust. It is a selective state school for academically able students aged from 11 to 18 years which consistently achieves public examination results at the highest level and Ofsted "Outstanding". Admission to the school is via the 11+ examination in Year 7; the school also admits academic students into the Sixth Form. The school is lead for the North East Essex Teaching School Alliance and Colchester Teacher Training Consortium is based on the site. Situated a mile to the west of central Colchester, the school is set in its own extensive grounds on a large, quiet campus.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Louise Quinn
Colchester County High School for Girls
Norman Way, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3US
Telephone: 01206 576973
Email: recruitment@cchsg.com