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28th, April 2023

Are you looking for a rewarding career?

Looking to ignite your passion for career education and make a difference in the lives of young people? Look no further than the High Tide Foundation! We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Programme Coordinator to help us drive our mission forward.

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As a member of our strategic growth plan, you will be responsible for coordinating our annual career programme calendar within schools and empowering young people aged 11-16 to seize every opportunity. The career programmes include in-school career events as well as taking students out of school and into the workplace to participate in exciting work experience opportunities. We are looking for someone with energy, flexibility, and a zest for life to inspire and motivate these students to achieve their full potential.

You’ll work closely with a variety of audiences, from head teachers and career leaders to senior business leaders and like-minded representatives from similar organisations. With each day presenting new and exciting challenges, this is the perfect opportunity for someone looking for a unique and rewarding role.

So if you’re ready to make a difference and be part of an organisation that is changing lives, apply today to join the High Tide Foundation team!

The Role

Title: Programme Coordinator

Location: The Assembly Hall, Victoria Building, Victoria Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3AP

Plus events and meetings at various schools, businesses and organisations in and around the Tees Valley.  On occasion travel wider may be required (prior notice given).

Hours: 40 Hours, 9am – 5pm, Mon – Fri. Flexibility is needed at times to cover business requirements (prior notice given)

Salary: £25,000 with pension, reasonable out of pocket expenses will also be reimbursed.

Length of contract: Permanent, including 6 month probation period

High Tide is proud of its modern and fair culture which promotes a friendly and happy work environment. We have many opportunities for development and our vast links to other organisations provides a platform for additional support. Ensuring staff are fully supported in their role and positive mental health and wellbeing are a priority. We work closely with a number of mental health and wellbeing experts to develop content for our virtual happy hub which is also a tool we encourage employees to take advantage of.

The High Tide Foundation is currently at a very exciting position of growth and development which would be a great match for an ambitious individual that would like to take control of their career journey.  

Main Responsibilities

  • You’ll have the responsibility to design, develop and implement impactful and meaningful career programmes that align with the Gatsby Framework and our own High Tide business plan.
  • You’ll work closely with schools to gain a deep understanding of their career requirements and curriculum, ensuring that our programmes are effective and aligned with their needs.
  • Building strong relationships with our business membership, you’ll collaborate with them to create engaging and interactive programme content and career education resources.
  • As a natural communicator, you’ll be able to present information to different audiences with ease, tailoring your message to suit the needs of each group.
  • You’ll also have the opportunity to create career education resources for use in our online career hub and happy hub, as well as support our PR and Marketing function to develop and promote engaging content.
  • Capturing the impact of our programmes through participant feedback is an important part of the role and allows us to continuously improve our opportunities.

Skills and Requirements

  • Full UK driving license and means of transport
  • Ability and confidence in problem solving
  • Must give permission for an enhanced DBS check to be carried out
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

How to apply

To apply for this role please send your C.V with a cover letter to 

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