ADVERT ID 174120

Youth Educator

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Candle Community Trust

Lynch's Lane
Ballyfermot
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MAIN DETAILS

Status:
Active
Level:
Other Education
Date Posted:
Thu Jun 23 2022 12:33:38
Application Closing Date:
Mon Jul 4 2022
Status of Post:
Other
Number of Vacancies:
1
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POST DETAILS

Title:
Youth Educator
Description:
Candle Community Trust invites applications for the full time post of Youth Educator. The successful candidate will work as part of our Training Programme where educational and developmental programmes are delivered in a dynamic learning environment in our purpose-built, newly developed campus.

We would be interested to hear from candidates who can deliver one or more of the following subjects: Personal Effectiveness, IT Skills, Work Experience, Mathematics, Health Related Fitness, Community Development and Resource.

About Candle Community Trust
Candle Community Trust provides educational, developmental, and therapeutic programmes for young people. We are committed to creating and delivering a comprehensive best practice service to meet the needs of young people and their families who experience disadvantage and marginalisation. Candle aims to provide a context for the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual growth of the person.
Candle is a progressive organisation that has pioneered the integration of the Trauma Recovery Model, Restorative Practices, and an Empowerment Model in our approach to working with young people and their families. This approach aims to address any underlying trauma or issues presenting and interventions are supported by Candle’s in-house therapeutic services.

Role Description

The Youth Educator will work in the development and delivery of education and developmental programmes to young people aged 15-21 years. At Candle we deliver programmes at QQI Levels 3, 4 and 5. It is important that the candidate has the skills and commitment to work with our target group, to support the personal and educational development of our learners.
Youth Educators are responsible for the training and development of Learners in accordance with the agreed local training programme specifications, together with contributing to other aspects of the programme throughout the day.
We deliver our education programmes in a supportive environment with small class sizes.

Candidate Profile
The ideal candidate will have the following:
Essential:
• Third level qualification in a relevant area.
• A relevant pedagogical/training or facilitation qualification - Train the Trainer QQI Level 6 or previous teaching experience.
• Experience of delivering creative educational programmes.
• Competent and confident to deliver educational programmes at Levels 3, 4 and 5 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
• Knowledge of child protection legislation and associated procedures; must have up to date child protection training and/or be willing to complete child protection training in line with Candle’s Child Protection Policy and Safeguarding Statement.

Other requirements:

• Experience of working with vulnerable and at-risk people.
• Ability to engage with learners, to build and maintain a good working relationship within a professional setting.
• An ability to effectively and sensitively manage difficult situations.
• Working creatively and imaginatively with learners in formal and informal educational and developmental contexts.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively as a team member.
• Sound ethical boundaries.
• A flexible and creative approach.
• I.T. experience and competence.
• An understanding of and commitment to promoting positive mental health and wellbeing.
What we offer:
• Competitive salary, commensurate with experience (salary scale for this post is €32,169- €48,775)
• Professional development opportunities
• A supportive, vibrant, and progressive work environment

Application
Please send a cover letter and your CV (max 3 pages) to info@candletrust.ie, with ‘Youth Educator’ in the subject line.
Closing date for receipt of application is 12 noon on Monday 4th July 2022.
Interviews will be held the week of the 11th July.
Applications received after this deadline will not be accepted.
Garda Vetting applies to this position.
A panel will be formed from which future positions may be filled.
Candle Community Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Letter of Application

  • CV (Digital)
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Applications may be submitted by

  • Email
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Apply To:
Candle Community Trust
info@candletrust.ie
County:
Dublin
Postal District:
Dublin 10
Enquiries To:

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