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Youth Worker (part time)- Edgware & Hendon Reform Synagogue

  • Location: Edgware, HA8
  • Sector: Education
  • Salary: £8500-£12500 (20 hours) depending on experience
If you are passionate about helping children and teenagers have fun, develop their potential and expand their Jewish experience within a Reform Jewish environment, this could be the job for you.
The role also involves student work, Hadracha, school holiday activities and working closely with other departments within the synagogue. You will have worked with similar environments, have excellent leadership
and team building skills as well as the ability to deliver creative and imaginative ideas that keep the children engaged with Reform Judaism. Experience delivering informal education, working with those with special educational needs, knowledge of child protection and Ofsted regulations are highly desirable but not essential.
This is a part time role comprising 20 hours per week Sunday-Thursday. Additional hours will be required whilst running our play schemes at Pesach and in the summer.

Person Specification:    
Essential 

a) Have experience of Reform Jewish youth work (it is not necessary to have a formal qualification)
b) Have experience of informal education
c) Be confident and a good communicator
d) Be creative and imaginative
e) Enjoy working with young people
f) Have leadership and team working skills
g) Be IT literate
h) Have a clean criminal record and be willing to undergo a DBS check
i) Be over 18
j) Have the ability to work on own initiative 

Desirable
a) Play/youth work qualification or childcare NVQ level 3 or equivalent
b) Experience of working with special needs children
c) Holds a driving license
d) Have marketing/publicity skills
e) Knowledge of social media
f) Knowledge of Child Protection and Ofsted regulations