Offline Course Job Descriptions

COURSE ROLE MODEL

You will lead your own group of up to 15 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 written report for each child and provide verbal feedback to parents.

 

Detailed job specifics;

  • Attend a training day at Role Models offices
  • Arrive on site by 8am on day one of the course
  • Organise your own resources and room layout
  • Lead a group of 15 children in the content of the course
  • If you have a volunteer working with you, direct, support and manage their role
  • Complete a written report for each child in your group, based on individualised feedback and anecdotal comments on their progress (to be completed by 9am on the first Monday after the course). Attach individual photos of certificate ceremony.
  • Provide a written reference for any volunteers working with you, if relevant
  • Give verbal feedback to parents throughout the course
  • 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
  • Facilitate early drop off (arrive by 8.15am – additional pay for this)
  • 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
  • Take responsibility to remove all pictures from your device at the end of the course (If permission given to use personal phone to take photos of the children)

 

LEAD COURSE ROLE MODEL

You will do the same as a Course Role Model (responsibilities listed above), with your own group of up to 15 children. In addition to this you are the Role Model who has overall responsibility for the specific course being delivered. You will manage the other Course Role Models working on this specific course, ensuring consistency across the groups.

 

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

  • Take a more active lead on delivering assemblies and start/end of day discussions
  • Manage Course Role Models, giving feedback and support where necessary
  • Schedule daily debriefs with the Course Role Models to prepare for the next day
  • Be in charge of the Role Models phone (including taking it home each evening)
  • Respond to any emails that come into [email protected], cc [email protected] and [email protected]
  • Take a lead on overseeing and supporting any volunteers who may be working during the course (and where necessary, lead a short briefing on safeguarding and expectations for the week)
  • Organise how the children on your course will be split and grouped (if applicable)
  • Support Course Role Models with behaviour management strategies and adapting content
  • Be responsible for making sure all info on allergies/medical needs of the children is known and followed by all staff (RMs and volunteers)
  • Be responsible for making sure photograph permission is known and followed by all staff (RMs and volunteers)
  • Be responsible for updating the register in Podio everyday and marking attendees as green/amber/red at the end of the course
  • Input the data (excel spreadsheet) from ALL start/end of course measure sheets (for your own group and all children across the course you are leading on) by 48 hours after the end of the course. Upload this to Podio.
  • Ensure the letters written by all children across the course have been safely labelled and returned to the office (with the resources). Internationally = ensure all letters have been clearly scanned (individually) and uploaded/attached to each child’s report.
  • Write a daily email summary for parents (for all groups across the course) to be sent by 7pm each day. These should be detailed, engaging, different every day and include a range of good quality photos (ensuring only children allowed to be photographed are in them). At least 8 photos to be included on each daily email.
  • Oversee the return of all resources to the Role Models offices at the end of the project
  • Remind all Course Role Models the policy on deleting photos from their personal devices
  • Report to and update the Project Director (where PD in place)

 

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 whole team of Lead and Course Role Models. 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
  • Be in charge of the Role Models phone (including taking it home each evening)
  • Direct Lead Course Role Models to respond to any relevant emails that come into [email protected], cc [email protected] and [email protected]
  • Take responsibility for the expenses card if international course and managing the team budget for food/travel
  • Coordinate who is staffing early drop off amongst the Course Role Models (UK only)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Manage the Role Models and give feedback and support where needed
  • Internationally – be in charge of making sure the compound is cleaned after you have left and that there is water and loo roll if more Role Models will be arriving within the next two weeks
  • Meet all volunteers before start of the project and lead a training session on role responsibilities and safeguarding
  • Report back to Head of Character Education on the project, including staff performance/competency
  • Demonstrate flexibility, initiative and problem solving skills (taking the lead in response to inevitable challenges and problems)