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Education Catalysts

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Teachers- are you passionate about the value of education and inspiring young people? The University of Central Lancashire is looking for your educational expertise, enthusiasm and insight to help develop engaging content to form part of our engagement and access programme.

The University is committed to widening participation in higher education and works to remain open and accessible to everyone regardless of background. Through the engagement and access programme, we run activities with young people from backgrounds underrepresented at university to raise aspirations and improve attitudes towards education and careers. The activities we deliver range from on-campus events, in-school workshops and community-based events.

Job role

This is a summer role, which will involve designing and developing content that can be delivered by our engagement team or current undergraduate students. We are looking for the knowledge, skills and insight of current secondary school teachers to help inform the activities we deliver and ensure they are of a high quality and properly meet school’s needs. We would like the following activities to be developed:

  • 1 hour subject-specific workshops that can be delivered in school by undergraduate students.
  • Educational activities that can be delivered in our community outreach space InTheCity (situated in the St Georges Centre, in Preston city centre).
  • Workshops or activities that can be delivered to help aid revision or homework.

Content that is developed can cover any subject area but we are particularly interested in the following subjects: Maths, English, Humanities, Arts and Languages.

The role will be paid at £15/hour and hours will be negotiated at interview. There is scope for a maximum of 30 hours per week over a 4 week period in the summer, dependant on the projects that are proposed.

For more information, please see the full role description here.