Youth Project Lead

Location: Redbridge
Job Type: Contract
Industry: SEN Support Jobs
Reference: RNP YPL job
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Job Published: 20 days ago

Youth Project Lead

Job title: Youth Project Lead

Roles and Responsibilities


To deliver outstanding student success through operational leadership and management of a team of staff including tutors, support staff and volunteers.


To consistently encourage high quality and innovative teaching and learning, achievement and progression outcomes for all learners


To line manage a high performing team of staff and support the team’s development through performance management, supervision and appraisals


To lead and motivate a team of staff to achieve high performance standards


To provide an outstanding learning environment


To provide a high quality student experience that enables students to succeed beyond their expectations


To monitor student progress against achievement, value added and progression targets and deliver successful outcomes


To ensure that all team members are clear about their responsibilities and accountabilities and how they align to their job descriptions


To support students in developing high quality skills in order that they can progress successfully to employment, further training and/or education.


Working with students from Pre-Entry to Level 2 and GCSE if required in future


To attend, contribute and participate in Local Authority contract monitoring meetings


To be a main point of contact for services and to attend meetings with services as and when appropriate


Responsible for looking after the programme budget, making sure that we stay within budget, noticing any overspends and advising Directors of these accordingly.


Responsible for the planning and delivery of staff team meetings


To maintain and update the student handbook


To be the lead for student and parent engagement, carrying out home visits often


To be responsible for the effective tracking of learner progress towards EHCP outcomes (EHCP Tracker) as well as educational targets, and learner wellbeing implementing interventions to best support learners to succeed.


Reviewing educational packages for each learner


Scrutiny of staff expenses to make sure that the correct procedures are being followed by all staff when claiming mileage and expenses.


Overseeing all Health and Safety measures in relation to the premises including ensuring that building risk assessments and fire risk assessments are up to date and making sure that a designated member of staff carries out the daily health and safety check.


To take full control with regards to any behavioural issues ensuring a fair and consistent approach is followed by staff at all times using the Diffuse, Discipline, Distract methodology.


To participate and undertake Staff Performance Management and in service training (CPD)


To manage support staff effectively, involving them where appropriate with the planning and management of pupil’s learning


To attend and participate in Really NEET engagement activities when needed


To meet the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974


Writing case studies and reports as and when required


Providing emotional support to students that may be struggling


Creating daily pick-up and drop-offs rota’s for staff to follow and managing any concerns that may arise as part of that process


To carry out student pick-ups and drop-offs and ensure the necessary business cover has been added to car insurance


To be responsible for the programme timetable


To upload safeguarding incidents or cause for concerns onto CPOMS and to SIMS


To work effectively as a member of the Really NEET team, establishing and maintaining good relationships with colleagues, parents/carers and students


To take responsibility for implementing Really NEET policies and practices, including those relating to equality of opportunity


To undertake any additional responsibilities as needed by the organisation.




Essential Skills needed for the Job Role

  • Familiar with Safeguarding Management System (CPOMS)
  • Relevant professional or supervisory management qualifications or Relevant supervisory experience
  • Competent in the use of IT software such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint/Keynote.
  • Experience of welfare provision around safeguarding young people
  • Experience of working with young people in an education setting aged 16-24 years
  • Current DBS certification

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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