Administrator – The Seeds of Change
The Seeds of Change is a busy alternative provision, offering placements for young people. Sessions last between and 75mins to a full day. More than 50 young people attend either group or 1.1 sessions each week. We are looking for a motivated cheerful person to join the team to support us with the administration surrounding facilitating the running of the centre.
Our mission: To assist the individual in the many spheres of personal development, growth and learning through the unique interaction that occurs between human and horse.
The purpose of this role is to ensure that the day to day administration of the centre. The role is varied and the post holder will need to demonstrate our culture and ethos when dealing with those that access the provision, potential new attendees and referring bodies, as well as our team of coaches.
Key duties and responsibilitiesRole
To ensure the day to day support of the general admin involved in the running of a busy centre.
To accurately register attendance of young people and following up on non-attendance
Sharing and chasing information with referring bodies
Taking phone calls and handling email enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, passing on messages as appropriate.
Preparing information regarding programmes and activities
Provide administrative support during meetings, including composing and distributing minutes
Support and tracking progress of young people
Provide support on creation of marketing materials including website and social media.
Record and follow up on staff training
To support the Seeds of Change clients to overcome their barriers to progressing to the next stage of their life, using the TSOC approach while delivering authentic, learner led innovative coaching to meet and exceed individuals’ objectives.
To be an inspiring, innovative and engaging coach, able to support the therapeutic development of young people, whilst also encouraging stretch and gentle challenge to achieve personal or academic goals.
Safeguarding is one of our key priorities and potential applicants should be fully aware of and compliant with Keeping Children Safe in Education legislation. It is our aim to provide an environment where young people feel safe and supported and can achieve their full potential.
You will be required to occasionally travel to different sites and therefore it is essential to possess a car and a full driving license.
We are looking for someone who embodies our core values. This person will be able to demonstrate that they are a team player who is non- judgemental, accepting, empathetic, inspiring, authentic, flexible, resilient, accountable and can use their initiative. Working as part of an established team who put the needs of young people at the forefront of everything.
High levels of personal resilience, innovation and the ability to remain positive are important qualities to have. Our work is in high demand and there are many more young people with SEMH issues to require our help. Our priority is to supporting them and therefore commitment to the role and the team is essential.
Knowledge and Skills
The successful candidate to possess a good sound working knowledge of working outdoors and preferable with small animals and horses.
Previous experience working within the education sector is an advantage and in particular an understanding of school commissioning and the requirements of the curriculum.
Working within disengaged young people who have SEMH issues or exhibit challenging behaviour is also an advantage.
- Proficient use of MS 365 and Google docs
- A-level or relevant Level 3 qualifications
- Equine knowledge
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Highly organised and able to work under pressure.
- Responds to change in a positive and proactive way.
- Relates to people of all ages and levels and can communicate authentically.
- Commercial business awareness.
- Respects confidentiality and working within boundaries.
- High attention to detail
- Knowledge and experience with social media platforms for business
For full details about the role, please visit the job advertisement here
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