Youth Social Action - Leadership Development Programme

Salary: £360 to £400 pcm
Location: London, West Midlands, North West
Start date: Ongoing
Sectors: Education & Childcare, Health & Social Care, Public Sector, Charities

City Year UK is a youth social action charity which gives young people a chance to tackle one of the UK's biggest social problems, educational inequality. Through a year of full-time voluntary service we give 18-25 year olds a platform to dedicate their talent to support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the UK.


Serving in a team of like-minded young people, you will support teachers in the classroom, bridging the gap between student teacher relationships, creating positive learning environments and helping to inspire a love of learning.


The Role:


Following two weeks of intensive training at the beginning of year you will help support pupils in the classroom by:


• Helping to improve academic achievement, attendance and behaviour.


• Helping pupils to develop the skills they need to face emotional and social challenges.


• Providing one-to-one, tailored support to struggling / at-risk pupils.


• Running after-school clubs and social action projects.


What you will get:


• The opportunity to tackle educational inequality and inspire a generation of young people.


• First-hand experience of the education sector in the UK.


• A creative and dynamic environment helping you develop leadership skills and potential.


• The opportunity to drive, shape and deliver social change for on issues which are important to you.


• A structured training and careers programme to help you design your dream career path.


"My City Year was not only transitional but also transformational, for reasons I could never have imagine. I am a new and improved version of the person I was before." - Paul Elliot, City Year London



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