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Apply to become an ESU Oracy Leader

The ESU are recruiting experienced teachers for Discover Your Voice, our direct delivery programme. 
Role Description 
The English-Speaking Union delivers high-quality education programmes and projects across England and Wales. We believe every child should be able to make their voice heard and that oracy – speaking and listening – skills play a key part in this. 
Our debating, public speaking and cultural exchange programmes aim to embed sustainable cultures of oracy in schools, and empower young people to engage with the world, to speak more confidently and to listen to and understand different points of view. 
Your role will involve teaching the next generation vital oracy skills through delivering workshops in primary schools, secondary schools and further education establishments. 
For all programmes you will:  
  • Support and promote the charitable objectives of the ESU, acting as an ambassador for the organisation and promoting education programmes and opportunities to support our work 
  • Deliver high-quality short-term interventions via interactive workshops in schools and organisations which focus on the development of oracy skills through the mediums of debating and public speaking  
  • Provide positive and constructive tailored feedback to students 
  • Facilitate oracy activities in the classroom that are fun and engaging for students 
  • Signpost teachers and schools to resources and additional support, such as through the ESU website 
  • Undertake training sessions for continual professional development 
  • Follow and promote the ESU’s safeguarding and equity policies 
Additional information: 

  • The ESU takes safeguarding very seriously. All applicants will be expected to complete an Enhanced DBS check and ESU safeguarding training  
  • Candidates will be invited to a short pre-screening via telephone, followed by a group Zoom interview when we have enough applicants and an online training day.  
  • For more information, please download the full role description from our website
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