Deputy Coordinator – closing date 29 June 2018

Red Balloon Learner Centre, based in Reading, is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Deputy Coordinator to be fully involved in the management of a small centre (20 students). The postholder will have particular responsibility for pastoral care including wellbeing, PSHEE and supporting students with SEND.

Red Balloon offers staff the opportunity to work is a small community to make a real difference to young people who have experienced trauma. We are looking for experienced staff to work with young people to help them to re-engage with learning as well as take part in the wider aspects of the community. Class sizes are small, typically 1 to 4 students. We work to the needs of the individual student.

The position will initially be full-time and teachers of any specialism are encouraged to apply.

Red Balloon is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Safeguarding young people is the responsibility of everyone who works for Red Balloon – the postholder must agree to implement our practice in this area. The person appointed will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Address Line 1
220 Kings Road
Contract type
Full timePermanent
Central Reading
Christina Pepper - Operations and Outreach Manager
Main contact telephone
How to apply

Please see our website for the job description and application form, or email for further details. We also welcome visits to the centre from prospective applicants.

Open for applications from
8 June 2018
Closing date for applications
29 June 2018
Scheduled interview date
4 July 2018
Will my application be acknowledged?
We regret that we will only be able to acknowledge applications from shortlisted candidates