Youth Engagement Officer

Ref: SVP 247
Date posted: 20/12/2016
Closing date: 13/01/2017 12:00 PM
Hours per week: 36hrs per week
Salary: £20,717 to £23,935 pro rata
Location: Kirkby High School
Employment Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Term Time


Kirkby High School
Bracknell Avenue, Southdene,
L32 9PP
Youth Engagement Co-ordinator
36 hours per week x 43 weeks per year, term time only
Fixed term for one year in the first instance, depending on funding.
SCP 22-27
£20,717 to £23,935 pro rata
(actual salary: £17,132 - £19,793)
Kirkby High School, a member of the Rowan Learning Trust is an oversubscribed academy seeking a highly competent and qualified Youth Engagement Co-ordinator.
Candidates need to be passionate about delivering youth work to young people, vulnerable to negative social influences.  Candidates will be flexible and able to act on their own initiative. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a calm determination to help turnaround the aspirations of young people.  The role involves a flexible working element expected to accommodate after school visits.
There are currently 817 students at the school, with student numbers rising and forecast to continue doing so.  In line with rapid recent school improvement, the school ethos is central to our mission of “Excellence for All”.
The school is renowned for the support and training of our staff with a relentless focus on CPD.
Kirkby High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and adheres to the Equality Act 2010. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.  To comply with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 all prospective employees will be required to supply evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.


How to apply

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website or contact:
 Jo Barrett, PA to Headteacher on 0151 477 8710
or email

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