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Programmes Officer, Education & Learning

Application deadline: 02/12/2019

A fantastic opportunity for someone enthusiastic, motivated and organised to join the Education & Learning Teamat one of the UK’s leading interfaith organisations.

The Faith & Belief Forum runs education, engagement and action programmes that bring diverse communities together. In schools, universities and community spaces we break down barriers and find ways for people to work together to improve society.  We believe that young people should feel confident communicating and collaborating with anybody, regardless of their faith, belief, culture or background.

Our Education & Learning Team works with over 100 schools nationally through award-winning workshops, school linking and other creative youth projects. This is an exciting opportunity to play a hands-on role delivering across all areas of our Education & Learning programmes. Through working with schools and training teachers on our School Linking programme, facilitating workshops and supporting volunteers to share stories about their faith identity, and creating safe spaces for young people to talk about the issues they care about, you will be making a real impact.

This role involves

  • Building and maintaining relationships with educators, teachers and parents.
  • Planning, developing and delivering a range of training and workshop opportunities for young people, teachers and volunteers.
  • Supporting the development of online resources which enable us to share our expertise and methodologies with education professionals.
  • Observing link events between schools with young people from different faiths and beliefs.
  • Advocating for our Education & Learning offer to a wide range of stakeholders.

 To do this you will need to

  • Be passionate about working with and inspiring young people.
  • Be an effective verbal and written communicator.
  • Have experience planning, developing and delivering workshops or trainings.
  • Enjoy working with others to build successful partnerships when working together on projects.
  • Bring experience of formal or informal education.

You’ll be joining an organisation that aims to embody the inclusive and welcoming values we want to see in wider society. We pride ourselves on our collaborative working environment, where your passion and dedication will be rewarded through a flexible benefits packageand ongoing support. At our most recent staff survey, 100% of our team enjoy the work they do and would recommend the Faith & Belief Forum as an employer.

If you feel this role is for you, please visit  to download the job description and person specification, and information on how to apply.

The deadline to apply is Monday 2 December at 9am. If shortlisted, you will be invited to attend an interview w/c 9 December at our office in Kentish Town. We are looking for someone available to start this role ASAP.

We believe in order to effectively serve our beneficiaries; our work must be influenced by a broad range of voices. Therefore, we actively encourage applications from people who are currently underrepresented in our staff team. This would include BAME candidates and those who identify as Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist and Jain. We celebrate difference and are committed to creating a working environment where everyone is included.

Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications from individuals without the right to work in the UK. 

Click here to download Recruitment Pack.

Click here to download Application Form. 

Please note we do not accept CVs.

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