We are now Recruiting! Become a Course Leader

Flexible Easter, Summer and Christmas holiday teaching opportunities available in Surrey, Buckinghamshire and Hillingdon. Must be available from 19th -22nd December 2022. (Please note that, at present, we can only offer work to those who have permanent resident status in the UK, U.S., Australia, New Zealand or Canada.)

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How to apply

We particularly welcome applications from candidates who are disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans including non-binary, and related communities (LGBT+), and candidates from a low socio-economic background. These groups are underrepresented at Role Models and we’re committed to better representing the communities we serve.

  • Please send us a video clip (maximum 2 minutes) with your name, your location and 3 things you’d like to tell us about you
  • 150 words explaining why you would be a great candidate to become one of our Role Models
  • Your CV. Address this to the team at info@rolemodels.me
  • If successful, you will be invited to an online interview

What does the role involve?

  • Lead a group of up to 24 children between 10am- 3pm each day using Role Models course content. This will involve leading discussions, facilitating games and challenges and helping the children develop their skills.
  • Help set up from 8:30am and clean up until 4pm each day
  • Courses run for either 3,4 or 5 consecutive days during the school holidays
  • Please read the full job descriptions here: Job Description
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Person Specification

  • Must have teaching experience
  • Must be able to commute to Surrey, Hillingdon or Buckinghamshire
  • Huge energy and positivity
  • Excellent communication skills over the phone and in person
  • Good attention to detail and well organised
  • A fun and friendly team player
  • Adaptability and able to use initiative
  • Solutions based approach
  • Passion for children's mental health

What are the benefits of being a Role Model?

  • MOST IMPORTANTLY: Serious fun and satisfaction. The chance to have a rewarding and flexible ad hoc job that you actually enjoy whilst inspiring children!
  • Giving back to the community: this project is being offered in conjunction with the HAF programme, offering free holiday camps and hot meals to children on free school meals
  • Future opportunities to work abroad on our International Life Skills Courses in countries such as Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the USA to name a few.
  • Future opportunities to be an online Role Model
  • You will be trained to become a ‘guru’ in key life skills such as leadership, resilience, creative problem solving and collaboration.
  • Relevant CPD for education and working with young people.
  • Five free Online Life Skills sessions for friends and family once you are actively working with us.
  • For In-Person 5 Day Courses in the UK the pay is £600- £750 (incl. stat holiday pay)
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