You are ready to be scrappy, resourceful, admit when you do not know the answer, and go and find it. You want to shake the tree, rather than look for the lowest hanging fruit.
You want to work at F4S because you realised how school was so disconnected from the real world. You believe that there is a better way to make kids excited about their future and help them enjoy and fulfilling productive lives.
You believe that schools can use technology to change what they do from the inside-out. You have exciting ideas to bring to the table to help us see things differently and do better. I look forward to working with you.
LOCATION FLEXIBLE WITHIN SCOTLAND – SALARY COMPETITIVE
You want to work at Founders4Schools because you want to ensure young people can connect what they are learning in school to the real world and they understand what skills employers are looking for and the opportunities open to them.
You believe that schools can use technology to change what they do from the inside out. You have exciting ideas to bring to the table to help us see things differently and do better.
You will be able to bring strong communication skills to the role, be a self starter and confident to work in a remote environment. Most importantly, you must be willing to learn in a fast-paced environment.
You will work with the Scottish Engagement Managers to support them in the day to day delivery of all the F4S current and future programmes in Scotland. Activities include:
We don't believe there is a perfect recipe of qualifications that will ensure an excellent fit. If you like what you've read so far and the idea of joining our team excites you, then please apply. We'll list our stack below, but we are more interested in your passion for collaboration, learning, problem-solving and creating. You will need to be a self-starter able to work within a small team that are all passionate about creating great experiences for young people. Some things which may be useful:
These qualities may also help but are not essential to the role:
Home Based - F4S currently works remotely - with occasional travel within Scotland and England required
40 hours per week between core hours of 8:30-5:30
Expected start date: September 2021
Job Type: 6 month contract with a potential extension (funding dependent), full-time
Salary: £18,000-20,000 (pro rata) depending on experience
We are hugely ambitious for F4S and our strategy is to deepen and broaden our coverage across the UK, so it is a strategy for growth.
We are a small remote-working team with colleagues based across England and Scotland with regular face-to-face meet-ups. Our vibrant and passionate team will support your role as you work closely with them to help them deliver their projects. You will be given a mentor as well as assigned ‘work buddys’ to act as a sounding board.