D of E Award Leader and Enrichment Co-ordinator

The Board of Trustees is looking to appoint a self-motivated and inspirational individual, experienced with working with young people, to run the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme at the school and to oversee the design and delivery of our bespoke enrichment and Going Beyond programme.

Key Dates

Closing date for applications:                         midday Thursday 29th June 2017

Candidate shortlisting:                                    Monday 3rd July 2017

Candidate assessment day:                            Friday 7th  July 2017(candidates applying for this role should keep this date free when submitting their application).


Details of the Role

Job Title:                             Duke of Edinburgh Award Leader and Enrichment Co-ordinator

Job Purpose:                     The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and leading all areas of the award including expeditions with a target uptake of 100 bronze, 50 silver and 25 gold.  They will oversee broader enrichment opportunities and participation, promoting engagement of our disadvantaged pupils and coordinating the Going Beyond programme, developing links with local providers.  They will be responsible for some lesson cover as required but no more than 5 periods per week.

Salary:                                  Grade F, Spinal 26 – 30, FTE£26,778 to £31,878 (actual £23,997.21 to £28,567.59)

Reporting Line:                  Assistant Head Teacher

Start Date:                          August 31st 2017

Tenure:                                4 – 5 days per week, 46.6 weeks of the year (to be negotiated) to include expeditions during the school holidays

Location:                             The Kingston Academy, Richmond Road, Kingston Upon Thames KT2 5PE

DISCLOSURE LEVEL:        Enhanced – The Kingston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks, checks with past employers and eligibility to work in the UK.  Identity and qualification documents will be checked prior to any offer being made.

Job Description and Person Specification

Details on the job description and person specification can be found in the DofE Award Leader Job Pack

Application Process

To apply for this role, applicants are invited to fill in the application form and monitoring form.  Please return these to jfree@thekingstonacademy.org by midday on 29th June 2017.  They are also asked to include with their application a statement detailing in no more than 500 words why they are uniquely qualified for this role.

Prospective candidates are very welcome to come for an informal visit to the school prior to applying for the role, although not doing so will not be a disadvantage to your application.  Should you wish to visit the school, please contact Justine Free on 0208 465 6208 or jfree@thekingstonacademy.org.

General Application Form – OPERATIONS Staff

Monitoring Form