Public Speaking Coach

The Challenge Network
West Midlands
13 Mar 2018
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Public Speaking Coaches inspire and teach young people the power of communication and presenting in the second week of the NCS programme. You will run single day workshops in public speaking development, presentation skills and communication with groups of up to 84 young people (15-17 year olds), supported by their Team Mentors. The ability to quickly engage and build a rapport with young people will be key in this role! This role is suitable for a experienced and confident public speaker who can learn and adapt a set curriculum for a diverse young audience. Main Responsibilities: Run workshops in communication, public speaking and presentation skills. Adapt a set curriculum to suit a large audience with a wide range of needs. Ensure all young people in the group are engaged and included throughout the workshop. Build a positive rapport with the Team Mentors, and work collaboratively to engage and include all young people. Person Specification Essential: Strong public speaking and presentation skills. Extensive experience in facilitation and following set curriculums. Experience of working with young people (preferably large groups). Experience of adapting curriculums/set materials to be inclusive of the needs of all young people. Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and build strong professional relationships. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and to be adaptable and flexible at short notice. Beneficial: Knowledge of strategies to help young people build their confidence in public speaking. Experience of working with diverse community groups.