Alternative Provision Youth Leader
Job Title: Alternative Provision Youth Leader
Section: Alternative Learning and Youth Development
Responsible to: Project Manager
Responsible for: Young People
Pay grading: £22,450 – £26,000 (Salary negotiable)
Contract: Full Time (37.5 Hours per week)
Contract Duration: Permanent (1 Year rolling dependant of funding)
About Parkside High CIC
Parkside High CIC are a local grassroots Youth Organisation based in Ilkeston, Derbyshire. We offer a range of activities, support and alternative learning opportunities for Children & Young People aged 8 to 18 years.
Our mission is to inspire, encourage and support young people to unlock their inner potential and achieve success.
Young people access the project to learn new skills whilst having fun and building new relationships.
We deliver programmes in Sport + Physical Activity + Youth Leadership + Outdoor Adventure + Forest Schools + Multi-Media +Art & Music + Volunteering.
Parkside High deliver programmes across The Borough of Erewash and the wider area of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
We are based at The POD Youth & Community Centre in Ilkeston and have a 2nd Site – Garden61 Youth & Community Allotment.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Youth Leader to join our growing organisation. The role will focus on the direct engagement with young people in an alternative learning environment with some wider community work involved, either based at the POD Youth and Community Centre in Ilkeston, Garden 61 allotment in Cotmanhay or at other venues in the borough.
Due to the growth of our Alternative Learning Provision, you will be supporting referred young people with complex need by providing positive opportunities to help them build healthy relationships and make informed life choices, all within a safe environment, meeting the requirements of the schools. This will include planning our sessions and wider programme in line with Parkside Highs curriculum intent.
You will be responsible for coordinating and delivering activity sessions for young people including group sessions and one-to-one, with the responsibility for the planning and delivery of these programmes having the freedom and independence to create activities to suit your participants.
You will act as role model to young people, supporting them with social skills, building friendships groups and encouraging active lifestyles.
This is a new role, and you will have the opportunity to be creative and contribute to the design of a vibrant alternative learning offer in this position, in line with the aims of the project.
The post will be 37.5 hours per week on a permanent contract, on a rolling basis. These will be flexible working hours with a requirement of some evenings and some weekends where required. Overtime opportunities may also be available.
For further information https://www.parksidehigh.co.uk/vacancies/