JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH AFA

Current Vacancies

ACHIEVEMENT COACHES- Schools

Variable Hours – Part Time

Regions:  Hampshire, Surrey

Are you passionate about working with schools to support them in raising the aspirations and attainment of their pupils? Do you want to work with like-minded colleagues who share your values and can make a difference?

Our successful Achievement for All Schools Programme is tailored to meet the specific needs of primary and secondary schools. Working closely together, we create a tailored two-year programme that’s driven by the specific needs and challenges of the school or setting, delivered in partnership with leaders, teachers, parents, pupils, and support professionals to improve outcomes for vulnerable and disadvantaged children in English, Maths and Literacy.

The Role

Through regular coaching visits, and on-line support materials, Achievement Coaches work in partnership with the nominated school leader to create and implement a tailored and individualised school-specific programme plan to support leadership, teaching and learning, parental engagement and to develop wider outcomes.

The Person

We are looking for professionals with a Primary and/or Secondary background who are flexible as the volume of work varies. You will be a self-motivated and flexible team player and someone who sees solutions. Achievement Coaches typically have:

  • A belief that all pupils can learn and progress, whatever their backgrounds and share our values;
  • Previous experience at a leadership level in Schools or at Local Authority Advisor level experience in school improvement;
  • Good coaching and interpersonal skills;
  • A successful track-record working in maintained English schools to transform outcomes for vulnerable and disadvantaged pupils;
  • Up-to-date knowledge of policy and practice in SEN;
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills ensuring that online visit and termly reports are completed accurately and on time.
  • Able to communicate and work effectively with a variety of stakeholders

Benefits

  • Pro rata for part-time (employed based on fulltime equivalent of £41,000)
  • Childcare Vouchers- Salary Sacrifice – Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Fixed term initially for one year with likely extension
  • Part of a great professional community and the opportunity to change the lives of others

Apply

To find out more about our achievements visit     www.afaeducation.org

or call HR on 01635 282769 for an informal conversation.

Closing Date: 11th April 2017

 

SENIOR FUNDRAISING OFFICER

Based Newbury, Berkshire

Do you believe that every child and young person should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential, regardless of their background, challenge or need? This is an excellent opportunity for a talented fundraiser to make a real and lasting difference. In the last year alone, through our bespoke schoolwide programmes we have had a positive impact on 45,582 children and young people and over 1,279 schools and settings across England and Wales.

We are looking for an experienced fundraiser with a successful track record of devising and delivering sustainable fundraising strategies, leading on high value applications and pitches to prospective partners as well as bid proposals. So, you will have a demonstrable ability to meet income targets as well as first class relationship building skills.

You will identify, target and secure new sustainable income growth sources and as well as maintain and develop existing relationships so we are looking for experience in:

  • Trust & Foundations
  • Philanthropic/high net worth individuals
  • Corporate Partnerships

As a stand-alone role, you will be working with a supportive and welcoming professional community, based in our attractive offices in Newbury town centre.

Benefits:

  • Salary range up to £50,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
  • 30 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
  • Childcare Vouchers – Salary Sacrifice
  • Contributory Pension Scheme

Further details are provided in the full job description HERE 

Closing Date:  15 March 2017  

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES, THANK YOU

To apply please download an application form HERE, fill it in and upload it to our careers site HERE (If you wish to include your CV you are welcome to paste it to the end of your application form)

About mariusfrank

I am.... a 21c learning leader, trainer, partnership broker I have been... CEO of a leading educational charity, a Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Head of Music, Head of Science, Lecturer, one-time leading world authority on deaf mice... I still am... a jazz / folk / world / rock musician
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