Programme Officer (HLTA)

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23,000.00 / Annual



Role: School Partnership / Programme Officer - FULL TIME ROLE

West Midlands (Birmingham)

Location: Secondary School in Sandwell West Midlands - Langley area
START: 19 TH MARCH 1 week handover

Contract: Fixed term - start ASAP to July 2018 (with possibility to continue into next academic year)

Location: Secondary School in Sandwell West Midlands - Langley area

Salary range: £21,000 - £23,100 per annum depending on experience

Overview of role: Managing a team of 7 full-time volunteers mentors.

Veritas are working with a youth social action charity based in secondary schools.

The Impact officer position will be based within a SECONDARY school in Birmingham and he/she will be responsible for managing a team of 7 volunteers as well as coordinating, monitoring and the evaluating all the activities that the charity provides.

He or she has pastoral oversight for the team and their relationships with those they come into contact with (children, parents, education professionals, funders and other stakeholders). Impact Officers also monitor and evaluate the progress of the charity volunteer members throughout their service year.

The ideal candidate must have experience working in a mainstream school and will have strong leadership skills and be confident negotiating and liaising with senior leadership. Experience working as a qualified teacher/cover teacher/HLTA is desireable.

An impact officer is based within a school Mon-Thurs and then office based on Fridays.

The responsibilities detailed below are;

  1. Account executive for school
  2. Leadership, appraisal and development of a school team (corps members)

Account executive for school

  1. Leadership and coordination of the team of volunteers service year and clearly communicating expectations to all those involved.
  2. Ensure the fidelity of the charity model is implemented.
  3. Build a long term relationship with the school. Understand schools needs and objectives and liaise closely with staff throughout the year. Anticipate and identify opportunities to implement charity initiatives that meet the objectives of our school partnership agreement.
  4. Negotiate with school about the details of contract renewal - under instruction and direction from the Head of School Relationships. Contribute to and develop the partnership with school.
  5. Monitor, evaluate and report on the effectiveness of the charities impact in school in a timely and complete manner. Ensure that the charities team projects and initiatives are completed to a high standard, on time and on budget (if applicable)

Experience and key skills:

  • Managerial/ mentor/ HLTA/ qualified teacher/ cover teacher experience
  • Experience working within a mainstream SECONDARY school is essential
  • A sound understanding of school leadership priorities and an ability to represent the charity in this context
  • Strong leader;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Resilience, to enable you to deal with problems and constructive criticism;
  • A proactive attitude, with the ability to use initiative;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • The ability to work under pressure and assimilate large quantities of information quickly, whilst paying attention to detail;
  • Drive, enthusiastic and energetic;
  • Flexibility;
  • Experience of effective team working skills;
  • Influencing, persuading and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • A willingness to learn.

If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please send your CV to Gemma Yip at Veritas Education.


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.

Programme Officer (HLTA)
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