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Job Title
MyBnk Freelance Trainers

Location
Training programmes are delivered across London and the South East. MyBnk offices are in central London for meetings and interviews.

Duration
Freelance – Minimum commitment 12 months

Fees
Rate for two hour workshop £95, rate for full day workshop £160 Rates are inclusive of travel within the M25.

Closing Date
We accept applications on an ongoing rolling basis


Do you have a ‘wow’ factor in the classroom?

Can you engage and inspire young people?

Do you have a creative facilitation style that leaves a lasting impression?


Then being a MyBnk Freelance trainer might be for you…


MyBnk is a UK charity that delivers expert-led financial education programmes to 5-25-year olds in schools and youth organisations – directly, virtually and online. Our mission is to empower young people to take charge of their future by bringing money to life.

Together with young people, we have created innovative, high impact and high energy workshops that bring money to life. Our experts help to build young people’s money knowledge, skills, mindsets and habits at key transitional moments. By spend, we are the UK’s largest specialist charity dedicated to this cause.

MyBnk covers topics such as saving, budgeting, debt, independent living and public and student finance. We also design projects and training programmes for others. Since 2007 we have helped over 275,000 young people learn how to manage their money.


Our programmes focus on helping:

Young adults in the greatest need – Who cannot afford mistakes.

The very young – When habits are set.

All young adults entering independence – Making choices now.

Aged 11-16 increasingly engaging with money – Preparing for the future.


The Role

You will be delivering MyBnk programmes to young people of primary school age (aged 7 – 11), secondary school age (11 – 18) or young adults (16 – 25) in schools and youth organisations across London. In so doing it is expected that you will:

  • Deliver MyBnk programmes to an exceptionally high standard, meeting the MyBnk quality requirements and following the MyBnk Education Ethos.
  • Commit to an initial training period of four days and additional home learning.
  • Effectively engage learners with a delivery style that is clear, concise, energetic and relevant.
  • Follow MyBnk processes regarding the sending back of monitoring and evaluation questionnaires, inputting feedback etc.
  • Commit to updating your subject knowledge base and continuing your professional development becoming an expert in Financial or Enterprise education.
  • Become a part of the wider MyBnk team, actively participating in trainer forums and sharing good practice.
  • Become a representative of MyBnk, upholding MyBnk’s mission, ethos and reputation.
  • Provide honest and timely feedback on the programmes to the MyBnk team.

Person Specification:

We are looking for energetic and engaging individuals with a genuine interest in social change, education and the empowerment of young people. You must:

  • Have a unique and creative style of delivery, and ability to ‘wow’ young people, taking them on a memorable learning journey. Ability to think on your feet and embrace new ideas.
  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience delivering participatory learning programmes to young people. Ideally you will have worked with different types of young people, varying in group size, age, background, ability and setting.
  • Be educated to degree level, be a qualified teacher, youth worker or have an equivalent level of professional experience.
  • Have a grasp on popular and youth culture.
  • Be confident in delivering programmes to young people you’re meeting for the first time. This requires a strong presence, the ability to forge relationships quickly and effectively, and the confidence to use a variety of teaching techniques (e.g. drama, visuals, games).
  • Have an understanding of the UK education landscape and national curricula, as well as youth services and youth opportunities at local authority level.
  • Be willing to travel across London and the South East and surrounding areas.
  • Have a minimum A-C or equivalent Maths GCSE qualification.
  • Have a fluent command of English and have the right to live and work in the UK.

About being a MyBnk Freelance Trainer

We currently need trainers to deliver our range of programmes. You will start with one and have the opportunity to train on further programmes, based on your experience, preferences and availability.

The amount of freelance work you are offered is dependent on your flexibility, area of expertise and a level of seasonality. A booking typically is for 4 – 5 hours in one day.

You will be provided with comprehensive training to deliver the MyBnk programmes:

  • Programme observation
  • Core subject knowledge; e-learning programme followed by assessment
  • Programme delivery training
  • Supported programme delivery with the existing MyBnk team
  • Programme delivery observed by MyBnk

Training days are remunerated at a reduced rate.

Offering education of the highest quality is key to achieving our mission. Therefore your working as a freelance trainer for MyBnk is dependent upon passing this training process, as well as continuing to meet our quality standards in your programme delivery. We assess this through young people and teacher feedback, as well as observation of your programme delivery.


Inclusivity

MyBnk is dedicated to building an inclusive culture and working environment that promotes a sense of safety and belonging for our staff to feel supported to achieve their potential.

We know there is further to go and so we have established an Anti-Racism Committee, which works with the wider MyBnk team to ensure that we are listening, learning and constantly evolving to root out and tackle racism in all its forms.

MyBnk will not discriminate either directly or indirectly on the grounds of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, ethnicity, neurodiversity, cultural or religious beliefs. Reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process will be made to ensure that no applicant is disadvantaged because of their disability.


Application process

Please send a CV and covering letter to jobs@mybnk.org


Covering letter:

MyBnk programmes can run between one and five hours, it is important to establish positive working relationships from the outset.

In your cover letter please describe two strategies you would use to achieve this with a group of young people you haven’t met before.


Any Questions?

If you have any questions about this role please contact the Freelance Manager, 07376 693 128, Mette@mybnk.org (Tues / Weds / Thurs).


 

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