Training and Project Coordinator

School-Home Support is a dynamic national charity working with vulnerable children and families to maximise educational opportunities and improve life chances. We exist to ensure every child is able to be at school, ready to learn. Whatever it takes. We partner with schools and families to look beyond the classroom to understand and tackle the issues affecting children’s ability to be at school, ready to learn. The last eighteen months during the pandemic has highlighted an even greater need for our services. We are never more needed.

Training and Project Coordinator

Full-time, permanent contract

London 

Salary: £31,519-£34,559

To help meet the demand for our services, School-Home Support requires a passionate and driven Training and Project Coordinator to provide a comprehensive support function across the organisation’s portfolio of strategic projects and staff training and development programme. It is our ambition to develop our training and development offer for all staff at SHS, and to further embed diversity and inclusion across the organisation, engage our service users in the design and delivery of our work and maximize positive well-being for our staff, to help us deliver even more impact nationally. 

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a project and/or event management environment and coordinating and delivering training in the Education/the Third Sector is essential. The role also requires excellent communication and organisational skills, with the ability to manage conflicting deadlines and workloads independently. We would love to see a genuine passion for diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and readiness for a role that provides an opportunity to proactively seek out new and improved ways of working and embed impactful change across the organisation. You’ll need to demonstrate a confident ability to build relationships and share good practice, as well as a commitment to our mission: children in school, ready to learn, whatever it takes.

For more information, please see the job description for full details.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@shs.org.uk  explaining why you are applying for the role and how you meet the criteria listed in the person specification.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 26 July 

Interviews to take place on Monday 2nd August. 

Due to COVID-19, interviews will take place online.

School-Home Support​ ​takes very seriously the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring that our safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Our safeguarding policy recognises that the welfare and interests of children are paramount in all circumstances. This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.