Education Development Trust
Brent, Greater London
About the role
Job title: Enterprise Coordinator (fixed term)
Locations: Overseeing schools/colleges in the London Borough of Brent.
Salary: £34,428 per annum
We are recruiting a Enterprise Coordinatorto join the Employability and Careers team.
The Enterprise Coordinator (EC) sits at the heart of the local Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN) to help schools and colleges improve their careers and enterprise activities and to engage with the world of work. Working closely with the Skills Lead, the EC will ensure the EAN is embedded into the LEP’s skills strategy and make it easier for employers to engage with schools and colleges. Through establishing the local and national contexts the EC will focus everyone’s efforts on programmes and activities that are most effective in motivating young people, supporting independent choice, and supporting positive outcomes for young people. The post holder will be expected to liaise and maintain effective working relationships with a range of other agencies, businesses, and employers. The post may involve working in more than one location and there will be travel involved. It may be necessary on occasion for the post holder to work outside of standard office hours.
Knowledge and experience:
– Demonstrable experience of engaging and building relationships with leaders from schools, colleges and businesses.
– A strong track record of stakeholder engagement and management and of communicating with a variety of audiences, preferably in the education and careers sector.
– A demonstrable understanding of school culture and the challenges faced by schools in delivering careers and enterprise, and the current careers education and corporate social responsibility landscapes.
– An understanding of relevant local and national policy relating to skills and economic development and the issues and barriers to employment faced by young people.
Closing date: midnight Sunday 26th March (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received)
How to apply: Towards the bottom of this page, you can download the job description and apply. Once you click apply you will be required to complete a short online application form and upload your CV.
The Greater London Authority’s Careers Hub programmes are part funded by the Careers and Enterprise Company, and by European Social Funds through the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014 – 2020.
Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service.
At Education Development Trust, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and knows they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks. We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Education Development Trust an inclusive place to work. If you have specific requirements or adjustments, please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application. We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident employer scheme.
About the organisation
Education Development Trustis an education charity that exists to transform lives by improving education around the world. We work collaboratively with national and local governments, schools and other partners to design and deliver sustainable solutions to improve education.
Please click here to see our Annual Impact Review for 2019/20, which highlights the ways in which our work has impacted lives around the world – and the progress we have made since 2018/19.