Apprentice Cross Curricular Outdoor Learning Co-ordinator - Enrich Education - REF: KA 062

Company overview:

"Enrich Education is focused on providing services and products, aimed at promoting innovative and active learning in schools. We create additional opportunities for children and young people to take part in a wide range of high-quality learning activities, both inside and outside of the classroom. Enrich Education’s reputation and standing is recognised nationally. Enrich is a Youth Sport Trust Business Member, an Association for Physical Education Business Associate and 1st4Sport Endorsed national education and training partner. In the UK, we are the largest provider of bespoke school orienteering courses with cross-curricular training and resources, the only education partner of Quidditch UK and one of the longest standing providers of The Children’s University programme."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Preparing and producing bespoke orienteering maps using appropriate software
  • Supporting delivery of our remote and/or in-person training packages.
  • Developing an in-depth knowledge of our cross-curricular learning resources.
  • Contributing to the development of new lessons, resources and products.
  • Encouraging the upselling of services and products to existing customers.
  • Liaising with school staff and other partners.
  • Obtaining and evaluate feedback.

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Experience and/or understanding of sport, including sport in education settings.
  • Ability to plan, organise, deliver and evaluate sporting activity sessions.
  • Excellent computer software and overall IT skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of primary Geography and / or PE curriculum. 
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and to progress through experience and training.
  • Ability to work in a team and develop strong working relationships internally and externally.
  • Able to work to deadlines and meet the demands of the role.

Location: Enrich Education, Westvale Primary School, Melverly Road, L320RQ
Contracted hours: 36                    
Hourly rate of pay: NMW for age

Closing date: 12 July 2021       

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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