NCS Summer Team Leaders 

  • Casual (3 week Wave- Summer 2020)
  • Reporting to NCS Manager
  • Closing date: 28th February 2020

Team Leader

The Tigers Sport and Education Trust is recruiting Team Leaders to lead teams of 15-17-year olds through its summer NCS programme. The applicant should be a passionate individual with experience of working with groups of young people.

 

The Trust is very proud of its strong reputation and has high expectations of all its our staff and firmly believes that excellent Team Leaders are essential for the successful delivery of the NCS programme.

 

Team Leaders lead, inspire and develop their team of participants through the NCS programme, two weeks of which, will involve staying and working residentially. Team Leaders will support and lead the other staff allocated to their team (Assistant Team Leaders and Volunteers) to ensure the successful delivery of the NCS experience.

 

Duties

The Team Leader will be a positive role model that will coach and motivate a team of up to 16 diverse young people.

 

The role will require you to support, stretch and maximise the learning for all the participants throughout the NCS Programme. Great care and attention have been taken to develop an NCS curriculum model that harnesses the Tigers Trust’s experience of working with young people in a variety of settings; this unique curriculum has been successfully delivered over the last three years and meets all national guidelines for NCS.

 

The Trust is looking for Team Leaders who can commit to working with their team of 16 young people, for the entire length of the programme.

 

Responsibilities of the Team Leader                                    

 

The Team Leader will:

  • Lead a group of young people through a structured programme of activities at each phase of the NCS programme.
  • Inspire and motivate the young people in the group to remain fully committed to the NCS programme throughout.
  • Be a positive role model at all times.
  • Plan, prepare and facilitate the set Tigers Trust curriculum.
  • Provide pastoral care, guided reflection and discipline of young people especially those within their team.
  • Supervise young people on coach journeys.
  • Maintain contact with the young people in the group via textlocal.com or a phone call prior to commencement of each session to ensure continued attendance and commitment of team members.
  • Work alongside, guide and support other staff allocated to the team.
  • Ensure the participants remain safe and adhere to Health and Safety guidelines, throughout the programme and during their social action project phase.
  • Live with and support participants in residential activities in the residential aspects of the programme. This will include supervision of evening activities and dorms.
  • Complete all administrative paperwork and monetary requirements relating to the programme to the set deadlines and criteria.
  • Liaise regularly with the NCS Programme Manager to keep them informed of any issues and progress.
  • Undertake monitoring and evaluation, where required.
  • Support and maintain contact, meet face-to-face and be available to support the team during the planning and delivery of the ‘Social Action’ project.

 

About you

 

Candidates for the role of Team Leader must demonstrate the following skills and characteristics:

 

Essential:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in youth work, teaching, instructing or coaching.
  • A belief in young people and in helping them take more active roles in their communities.
  • Experience of working directly with teams of young people, (either in a voluntary or paid capacity), including some with challenging behaviour.
  • Experience of facilitating small group discussions and reflecting on learning.
  • A passion/interest in building stronger communities and seeing change in society.
  • Being well organised.
  • Sound judgement and a responsible attitude.
  • Having a rapport and empathy with young people.
  • Interested in young people’s personal development.
  • An ability to lead and work as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

 

Beneficial:

  • Success in managing and motivating people in challenging environments.
  • Experience of working in partnership with youth or diverse community organisations.
  • Experience in a residential youth environment, (e.g. youth camp, scout camp, boarding school, etc.)
  • Experience of Tigers Trust activities / programmes.
  • Valid First Aid and Safeguarding certificates.
  • Additional skills such as Street Dance, Spray Art, Film, Media, Drama or Music.

 

Working Hours and Pay                 

 

All programmes run Monday to Friday, the only exception being if social action projects are planned over a weekend, in which case you will be required to assist in supervising.

 

If you were offered a position you would be required to work, one option below:

 

Wave 1

  • Away Residential W/C 15/06/20 – 19/06/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 22/06/20 – 26/06/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 29/06/20 – 03/07/20 (TBC)

 

Wave 2

  • Away Residential W/C 22/06/20 – 26/06/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 29/06/20 – 03/07/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 06/07/20 – 10/07/20 (TBC)

Wave 3

  • Away Residential W/C 13/07/20 – 17/07/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 20/07/20 – 24/07/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 27/07/20 – 31/07/20 (TBC)

Wave 4

  • Away Residential W/C 20/07/20 – 24/07/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 27/07/20 – 31/07/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 03/08/20 – 07/08/20 (TBC)

Wave 5

  • Away Residential W/C 03/08/20 – 07/08/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 10/08/20 – 14/07/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 17/08/20 – 21/08/20 (TBC)

Staff will be expected to attend three days of compulsory residential and programme training (Dates: 2nd & 3rd May 2020) and one additional training day TBC.  There will also be a requirement to attend and work at one Keep Warm event the month prior to the residential. In addition, you will be expected to complete online work modules and assist with the delivery of the Graduation Ceremony (date TBC), this will be for approximately four hours.

 

Payment

Payment will be based on the candidate’s experience and job role and will be between £1,100 - £1,550 per Wave worked.

To apply: Please email NCS Manager, Matt Mulligan ([email protected]) for an application pack

NCS Summer Team Assistants

  • Casual- (3 week Wave- Summer 2020)
  • Reporting to NCS Manager 
  • Closing date: 28th February 2020

Assistant Team Leader

The Tigers Sport and Education Trust is recruiting Assistant Team Leaders to lead teams of 15-17-year olds through its summer NCS programme. The applicant should be a passionate individual with experience of working with groups of young people.

 

The Trust is very proud of its strong reputation and has high expectations of all its staff and firmly believes that excellent Team Leaders are essential for the successful delivery of its NCS programme.

 

Assistant Team Leaders lead, assist, inspire and develop their team of participants through the NCS programme, two weeks of which, will involve staying and working residentially. Team Leaders will support and lead the other staff allocated to their team (Assistant Team Leaders and Volunteers) to ensure the successful delivery of the NCS experience.

 

Duties

The Assistant Team Leader will be a positive role model that will coach and motivate a team of up to 16 diverse young people, whilst assisting the Team Leader.

The role will require you to support, stretch and maximise the learning for all the participants throughout the NCS Programme. Great care and attention have been taken to develop an NCS curriculum model that harnesses the Tigers Trust’s experience of working with young people in a variety of settings; this unique curriculum has been successfully delivered over the last three years and meets all national guidelines for NCS.

The Trust is looking for Assistant Team Leaders who can commit to working with their team of 16 young people, for the entire length of the programme.

The Assistant Team Leader will:

  • Assist in leading a group of young people through a structured programme of activities at each phase of the NCS programme.
  • Inspire and motivate the young people in the group to remain fully committed to the NCS programme throughout.
  • Be a positive role model at all times.
  • Plan, prepare and facilitate the set Tigers Trust curriculum.
  • Provide pastoral care, guided reflection and discipline of young people especially those within their team.
  • Supervise young people on coach journeys.
  • Maintain contact with the young people in the group via textlocal.com or a phone call prior to commencement of each session to ensure continued attendance and commitment of team members.
  • Work alongside, guide and support other staff allocated to the team.
  • Ensure the participants remain safe and adhere to Health and Safety guidelines, throughout the programme and during their social action project phase.
  • Live with and support participants in residential activities in the residential aspects of the programme. This will include supervision of evening activities and dorms.
  • Liaise regularly with the Team Leader to keep them informed of any issues and progress.
  • Undertake monitoring and evaluation, where required.
  • Support and maintain contact, meet face-to-face and be available to support the team during the planning and delivery of the ‘Social Action’ project.

Candidates for the role of Assistant Team Leader must demonstrate the following skills and characteristics:

 

Essential:

  • A minimum of one year’s experience in youth work, teaching, instructing or coaching.
  • A belief in young people and in helping them take more active roles in their communities.
  • Experience of working directly with teams of young people, (either in a voluntary or paid capacity), including some with challenging behaviour.
  • Experience of facilitating small group discussions and reflecting on learning.
  • A passion/interest in building stronger communities and seeing change in society.
  • Being well organised.
  • Sound judgement and a responsible attitude.
  • Having a rapport and empathy with young people.
  • Interested in young people’s personal development.
  • An ability to lead and work as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A sense of humour 

 

Beneficial:

  • Success in managing and motivating people in challenging environments.
  • Experience of working in partnership with youth or diverse community organisations.
  • Experience in a residential youth environment, (e.g. youth camp, scout camp, boarding school, etc.)
  • Experience of Tigers Trust activities / programmes.
  • Valid First Aid and Safeguarding certificates.
  • Additional skills such as Street Dance, Spray Art, Film, Media, Drama or Music.

Working Hours and Pay                 

All programmes run Monday to Friday, the only exception being if social action projects are planned over a weekend, in which case you will be required to assist in supervising.

 

If you were offered a position you would be required to work, one option below:

Wave 1

  • Away Residential W/C 15/06/20 – 19/06/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 22/06/20 – 26/06/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 29/06/20 – 03/07/20 (TBC)

Wave 2

  • Away Residential W/C 22/06/20 – 26/06/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 29/06/20 – 03/07/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 06/07/20 – 10/07/20 (TBC)

Wave 3

  • Away Residential W/C 13/07/20 – 17/07/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 20/07/20 – 24/07/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 27/07/20 – 31/07/20 (TBC)

Wave 4

  • Away Residential W/C 20/07/20 – 24/07/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 27/07/20 – 31/07/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 03/08/20 – 07/08/20 (TBC)

Wave 5

  • Away Residential W/C 03/08/20 – 07/08/20 (Tawd Vale)
  • Home Residential W/C 10/08/20 – 14/07/20 (The University of Hull)
  • Volunteering weeks W/C 17/08/20 – 21/08/20 (TBC)

Staff will be expected to attend three days of compulsory residential and programme training (Dates: 2nd & 3rd May 2020) and one additional training day TBC.  There will also be a requirement to attend and work at one Keep Warm event the month prior to the residential. In addition, you will be expected to complete online work modules and assist with the delivery of the Graduation Ceremony (date TBC), this will be for approximately four hours.

Payment

Payment will be based on the candidate’s experience and job role and will be between £1,100 - £1,550 per Wave worked.

To apply: Please email NCS Manager, Matt Mulligan ([email protected]) for an application pack