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UK Athletics (UKA), the National governing body for the premier Olympic sport of athletics has a vacancy for a Safeguarding Training Educatorto facilitate and support the delivery of training via 2-hour virtual classroom workshops, in order to ensure all coaches (and other personnel as required) are appropriately trained and signposted to support in Child Protection and Children in Need matters as required by local and national requirements. This includes all UKA and National procedures and policies.

The successful candidates will be an active member of the safeguarding educator team and represent UK Athletics in accordance with the Codes of Conduct at all times. They will represent UK Athletics policies and procedures in regards to Safeguarding matters raised while representing UK Athletics in the role of educating the wider workforce.

The candidate should have experience in and knowledge of:

  • Child Protection procedures, appropriate legislation, and national development/initiatives regarding safeguarding of children
  • Online virtual classroom facilitation skills

An understanding of grassroots and performance sport is desirable, although not essential.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Skills: Organisation and time management; co-working; Zoom workshop delivery; customer focus; communication; professionalism
  • Qualifications; teaching, tutor training, learning assistant

Closing date for applications is 11th December 2022. Interviews will be held 20th December 22.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

As the nation’s favourite Olympic and Paralympic Sport, UK Athletics embraces equality, diversity and inclusion both on and off the field of play where everyone can participate and we encourage job applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation. UK Athletics is a Disability Confident Leader and will guarantee an interview to any candidate with a disability who meets the minimum job criteria.

Our core values; Respect, Accountability, Quality, Communication and Integrity are at the heart of everything we do and it is our aim to demonstrate a culture of inclusion to reflect the diversity of the sport.