Job Opportunity: Senior Progression Lead at Sound Communities, Paignton, Devon (application deadline: Weds 15th May 2024)

Sound Communities, a Paignton, Devon based Community Interest Company that specialises in  reaching marginalised young people to engage, create and consult using radio, music and creative media production, is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Progressions Lead.

This is a full-time (37.5 hours per week), 12-month fixed term (subject to a successful 3-month probationary period) role, with a deadline for applications of Wednesday 15th May 2024. The salary is between £33,000 and £38,000, depending on experience.

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A short summary of the position is provided below. Full details can be found on the Sound Communities website.

Many thanks to Ellen Jones, Strategic Impact Manager at Sound Communities for asking us to circulate details of this exciting opportunity. 

The Senior Progressions Lead

Sound Communities is looking for a creative, inspirational, proactive and experienced Progressions Lead and Workshop Practitioner with a proven track record of working in education settings and experience of working with students with SEMH needs and those facing numerous disadvantages. The successful applicant will most likely have experience working with Key Stage 4 and above.

The post-holder will lead on the growing and dynamic employability strand within Sound Communities. This includes working with partner schools/employers as well as Sound Communities’ on-site provision, extensive project management and reporting as well as being able to deliver high quality sessions to young people as and when required. The post-holder will need to be dedicated to improving the lives and outcomes of vulnerable young people who face multiple challenges.

The Senior Progressions Lead will manage multiple projects which aim at improving the employability skills and progression opportunities of those who are furthest from the market. This role will involve monitoring and reporting as well as direct support to the young people enrolled with life and independence support.

The successful candidate will be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. You will be supported by an experienced team of colleagues in this exciting opportunity involving the development of our provision.

Further information about Sound Communities is available on the CIC’s website, while a full job description and person specification is available at this LINK.