Spear - Graduate Coach Training Programme October

Resurgo Trust · Competitive · London
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This is a paid, dynamic, one year opportunity to develop coaching and leadership skills whilst bringing about social transformation in the local community as a powerful expression of the Christian life and faith.We are recruiting forGraduate Coaches to joinSpear teams from mid-October in Leeds, Bristol, Harrow and Bethanl Green (London),as well as other centres from January 2022 onwards.This is an amazing opportunity to join our experienced and passionate team of coachesto deliver the Spear Programme, equipping and empowering unemployed 16 - 24 year olds to overcome challenges to employment and turn their lives around by moving into sustainable work or further education.What will you do?- Coach on Spear FoundationThe year-long programme kicks off with Spear Foundation, a 6-week initial phase running 6 times a year at each Centre. We coach young people facing barriers to employment around skills and mindsets to support them in returning to work or education, and equipping them with

the skills to stay there.Youll be given all the training needed to deliver this, preparing and coaching group and 1-1 sessions, and support the daily administrative function of the programme. Youll also oversee the Spear Celebration Events at the end of each programme, assigning roles, organising volunteers, and planning equipment/resources.- Spear CareerYoull meet with trainees 1:1 on a regular basis as part of the ongoing support offered to those who complete Spear Foundation, supporting them to stay in work and progress over the year that follows.- External Relationship-BuildingYoull purposefully build relationships with relevant professionals at local organisations, and communicate directly with young people,to encourage referrals onto the Spear programme.- Intentional Church CommunitySpear Graduate Coaches are directly employed by the partner church at which their Centre is based, meaning youre part of a vibrant church staff team and submerged in an exciting faith community,

whilst remaining robustly supported by the Resurgo coaching team and expertise.Part of your role is establish a personal presence within the community as your regular place of worship, and build a strong and committed network of supporters in the partner church to help source employment, funding and volunteer opportunities for Spear. Youll also have the opportunity to work with church staff to engage trainees in the wider church programme, helping them find community and explore lifes big questions.What will you gain?-Christian Leadership Skillsthrough continual feedback, vulnerability, and challenge, and haveopportunitiesto practise these skills in regular staff prayer meetings for both Resurgo and the church, as well as in Spear team meetings and events.- Social Impact Awareness- youll gain a working understanding of the issues affecting your churchs community, work with the church to tailor Spear accordingly and understand effective and meaningful ways of

measuring this impact.- Excellent coaching capability, through theiLMaccredited 5-day Coaching for Leadership programme or our extended bespoke version for all Graduate coaches, the 2 week Coaching Academy.Youll continue to develop your coaching skills while delivering the Spear programme through intensive on-the-job support and weekly 1-1 mentoring.- Management skills,so that you have the skills and confidence needed to become a Lead Coach within a year, and then a Spear Centre Manager within 3 years, with responsibility for Centre staff, young people and outcomes.Person SpecificationPlease see the Team Guide on the &39;work with us&39; page of our website for the kind of person who thrives with us; below are a few things were particularly looking for in this role:Effective interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence, a sense of humour and sense of funExcellent communication skills, confident face to face communication, and a great telephone

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