Job Description for Offline Role Model

Course Role Model

You will lead your own group of up to 24 children, delivering the content of the course. This involves leading discussions, delivering content, facilitating games and challenges with the children, and helping them to develop their skills. You will be responsible for the progress and development of the children in your group. You will complete a short written report for each child and provide verbal feedback to parents.

Detailed job specifics;

  • Attend online logistics and content training prior to each course
  • Lead a group of up to 24 children between 10am- 3pm each day using Role Models course content
  • Help set up from 8:30am and clean up until 4pm each day
  • Be responsible for the behaviour, safety and welfare of all children in your group (including breaks and lunchtime)
  • Be responsible for knowing information on allergies, medical needs, photograph permission and any other info relating to the needs of the children in your group
  • If you have a volunteer working with you, direct, support and manage their role
  • Complete a written report for each child at the end of the course
  • Provide a written reference for any volunteers working with you, if relevant
  • Give verbal feedback to parents throughout the course
  • Act as a Role Model at all times! Embody the types of life skills we are developing in the children; positive communication skills, empathy, be presentable, engaging, polite, and able to collaborate effectively

Project Director Role Model

(The need for this role is decided at the discretion of the Character Education Team, based on numbers and size of project)

You will be a Lead Course Role Model (responsibilities outlined above) with the additional responsibility of overseeing the entire project. This includes leading, managing and supporting the team of Course Role Models and Volunteers. You will present yourself as the overall director of the project to the children, parents and other Role Models. You will be the main point of contact for the Role Models office and be the ‘eyes and ears’ of the project.

Detailed job specifics (including all listed for Lead Course Role Model)

  • Act as a manager to ALL other Role Models staff and volunteers, give feedback and support where needed
  • Lead morning briefs with staff and volunteers on their responsibilities
  • Complete additional online training in paediatric first aid, food hygiene and allergy awareness
  • Be in charge of the Role Models phone (including taking it home each evening)
  • Direct Course Role Models to respond to any relevant emails that come into programmes@rolemodels.me
  • Coordinate lunch time breaks amongst all staff
  • Oversee the smooth running of lunchtime (staff being vigilant, health and safety)
  • Oversee the return of all resources to the Role Models offices at the end of the project
  • Be in charge of any key card etc given to us by the venue
  • Problem solve any venue-related issues that come up with support of HQ
  • Be the main point of contact with the Role Models office. Make it your business to know everything that is going on throughout the project! This includes being aware of any accidents, first aid given, accidents forms being written up, medication being administered (with parent permission), safeguarding issues, pastoral issues, parent complaints
  • Report back to Head of Character Education after the project, including on staff performance/competency
  • Ensure all post-course admin is completed after the project and sent to HQ: reports, registers, volunteer references, measure data
  • Demonstrate flexibility, initiative and problem solving skills (taking the lead in response to inevitable challenges and problems)