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Fearless Futures

Fearless Futures engages people in critical thought to understand and challenge the root causes of inequalities and grow powerful new ways of leading and designing transformative change. This is done through equity, leadership and design programmes for young people in schools and people in the workplace.

This is an exciting time at Fearless Futures, as more and more people become aware of our method and approach – regularly through word of mouth – and the power of our education to transform workplaces. As such we are seeking a person passionate about building workplaces that are equitable, inclusive and sites of belonging for all, to train, develop, support and evaluate our facilitation team and to design and streamline some of our learning resources and programme content.

You will work alongside and report into our Director of Programmes to grow our facilitator pool, to train, develop, quality assure and support our facilitators across all of our programmes.Specifically, you’ll be responsible for:

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  • Delivering training (after being trained yourself in the FF method) to our new facilitators and as part of continuing capability development of our facilitator pool.
  • Managing all training and development needs of our brilliant pool of organisational facilitators including: Quality Assuring existing workshops/programmes, assessing apprenticing needs; running additional top up training and briefing facilitators ahead of workshops.
  • Managing the day-to-day learning design for our programmes including preparing workshop plans for facilitators (and innovating these, over time).
  • Growing our facilitator pool when relevant including outreach, publicity, recruitment and training of new cohorts.
  • Establishing resources, platforms and processes that allow our facilitators to deliver programmes professionally and expertly, and will support them to continuously grow. This role will also be responsible for all wellbeing needs of facilitators.
  • This role will also involve creating and building on existing learning manuals and resources.

In this role you will work very closely with our Corporate Programmes Manager, our Corporate Programmes Coordinators and our CEO.

Role Type: Full-time

Start date: Ideally asap (March/April 2019)

Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus public holidays.

Deadline: 8th Feb 2019 at 6pm. We will email you on 8th Feb to let you know if you’ve made it to the first Round interview.

Salary: £30-40,000 per rata, depending on experience

Location: Our offices are near Westbourne Park, with potential travel to our programmes across the UK and internationally

Who Fearless Futures is looking for?

Essential

  • Experience in training, instruction or teaching
  • Commitment to our mission and desire for the organisation to grow and thrive
  • Ability to develop others through training, coaching, written feedback and learning resources
  • Tenacity and perseverance when it comes to ensuring programmes are successful
  • A growth mindset, with the confidence to take on an ambitious management role
  • Strength in accurate written communication
  • Solutions-focussed in the face of challenges and unexpected logistical issues
  • Organised and prepared, with good time-awareness
  • Able to complete administrative and logistical tasks swiftly and to a high and accurate standard
  • A self-starter with strong communication skills
  • A can-do, positive attitude to making our organisational work transformative and fun!

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Desirable

  • Experience designing learning episodes / resources / curriculum.
  • Attendance at the training days of our new cohort of facilitators in March (7th, 8th, 11th and 12th) to observe how training method.

Values

  • Equity – we are committed to advancing deep and meaningful equity and inclusion – so all spaces of work are spaces of belonging and opportunity for all.
  • Intersectionality – our approach always strives to honor the ways oppression and inequities interconnect in individual’s lived realities.

How to apply

Please send a CV or short document outlining work experience, qualifications, volunteering or pursuits that evidence your suitability for this role to jobs@fearlessfutures.org.

Deadline: 7 February, 2019 (6pm)

All such CVs and documents will be anonymised before being seen by the longlisting panel. Please confirm your availability for the first and second round interview dates in your covering email, as well as your possible start date too.

Additional dates to note: Fearless Future is currently recruiting a new cohort of facilitators and their classroom training days are: 7th, 8th, 11th and 12th of March. We would love for the new Corporate Training Manager to be present to observe/shadow participate in this so that you can see the new cohort from the start of their learning journeys, and also be immersed into the way we train currently.

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