Beanstalk Team Leader | Kent About the role Hours: 23 hours per week Salary: £22k per annum pro rata Proposed start date: Sept/Oct 2017 Location: Covering Kent, Medway, East Sussex & Surrey. This role will involve being out and about across the areas so use of a car is essential. Office: Linked to our Maidstone office. You may on occasion be required to travel to other Beanstalk offices. Beanstalk Team Leaders act as Ambassadors in the local communities championing Beanstalk to grow and maintain the services delivered. We are looking for someone with significant experience of working within or with local educational settings, as the initial focus of the role will be on schools recruitment across the area. In addition, excellent communication skills and the ability to represent and promote Beanstalk to decision makers within educational and community settings is key. The ideal candidate will have proven experience of developing effective relationships with stakeholders and the skills to actively support and sell new programmes and initiatives. This role will have some responsibility for managing and motivating the local team including staff and volunteers; people management experience is essential. The Team Leader will be a key liaison for the central Marketing and Communications team, providing local knowledge and representation as required, including attending and speaking at events. Essential Knowledge and understanding of education and literacy Ability to represent and promote Beanstalk to education settings at Senior Management level Experience of community engagement and relationship management Ability to identify and exploit PR opportunities Experience of motivating and managing people Experience of working with child protection legislation and implementing good practice For more information please see the Job Description and Person Specification To Apply Applicants should submit; CV Supporting statement (maximum 1000 words): outline your relevant experience; state why you are interested in the role and; how you meet the criteria in the person specification. 3. Completed Beanstalk Monitoring Form Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote reference, BWTLK0717 and your FULL NAME in the subject line of your email. Closing Date: 25th August 2017 (candidates may be contacted prior to the closing date) Interview Date and Location: 5th September, Maidstone For more information please email email@example.com NO AGENCIES PLEASE Beanstalk is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure may be requested for the successful candidate.