Location: Truro & surrounding areas (with flexibility for hybrid working)

Salary: £32,509.00 per annum

At EDT we pride ourselves on creating an environment that supports a healthy work life balance for all our staff. We provide policies that encourage flexible working around individual needs. We offer a range of benefits including a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme and additional voluntary money saving benefits* that can be seen below.

Benefits include:

This is a full-time role permanent role. (37 hours per week)

About us: Education Development Trust is an education charity that exists to transform lives by improving education around the world. We work collaboratively with national and local governments, schools and other partners to design and deliver sustainable solutions to improve education.

The role of the Employment Coach will be to deliver a NEET support programme in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly. To provide suitable identification, diagnosis, planning and activity for young people at risk of NEET, or already NEET in relation to employability and employer interactions. To carry out specific employer engagement and brokerage to create suitable opportunities for young people focused on employer exposure, experience, and employment. To ensure effective collaboration with existing NEET and employer provision and with other contracts within Education Development Trust’s career’s portfolio.

The Employment Coach will be expected to work with a caseload of young people and liaise and maintain effective working relationships with a range of other agencies, businesses and employers. The post will involve working in more than one location and there will be travel involved across the region. It may be necessary on occasion for the post holder to work outside of standard office hours.

Person Specification:






Deadline for applications: Midnight  Sunday 17 December (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received)

How to apply:

To be considered for this vacancy, applicants are required to complete and submit a fully completed application form through our website.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and for applicable roles, successful candidates are subject to relevant criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service.

At Education Development Trust, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and knows they can reach their full potential.  We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks. We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Education Development Trust an inclusive place to work.  If you have specific requirements or adjustments, please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.  We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident employer scheme.