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Youth Worker (Pegasus Project)

Godolphin Cross Community Association

Hours: 4 hours per week
Salary: £15 per hour dependent on qualifications and/or experience
Location: The Old Chapel Community Centre, Godolphin School Fields, plus other venues for various activities

The Pegasus Project

The Pegasus Project is a 10 month, 42 week programme that supports local Year 6 children in their transition from small, rural Primary schools to larger, suburban Secondary schools.

The project is based around the Pegasus Award, a local scheme a little like the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, and the thrust of the work is to develop confidence and resilience in the group, both as individuals and as a collective. Unusually, Pegasus keeps going for two days in the summer holidays, bridging the gap between the very different school years either side of the break. The project ends at the end of September, with participants hopefully having made a strong and relatively stress free move into the “big school”, and into the rest of GCCA’s youth provision.

The face to face group work takes place on a Friday after school, from 3.15 to 5.15, with an extra hour available to staff for planning and paperwork. There are some additional activities scheduled during the longer summer break, for approximately 10 hours in total, for which extra payment is made, if necessary.

Post summary

The Youth Worker (Pegasus Project) will deliver the agreed Pegasus programme in sessions at The Old Chapel, Godolphin School Fields and other local venues.

How to apply

Please send us the following:

  • A copy of your CV (two sides of A4 maximum)
  • A covering letter that outlines clearly how you will deliver this work
  • Contact details for two referees, one of whom must have known you in a professional capacity in the past two years
  • All applications to be sent to the GCCA Chairman at [email protected]

Youth Worker (Pegasus project) job description