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Work with the Community Values Education Programme

The Community Values Education Programme (CVEP) within the Dean of Students' Office creates and delivers resources to promote the importance of a strong values-driven community at Warwick.

We work with students to explore the University's guiding principles and how we can uphold them as individuals and as an institution. We support students to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to carry out safe and effective interventions in response to inappropriate behaviours, such as harassment and sexual violence, through our Active Bystander initiative.

The Dean of Students’ Office is looking to appoint two or three tutors to deliver the Introduction to Active Bystander workshop and full Active Bystander Intervention course. This is a term-time only position which will start 12th September 2022 with a paid five-day training programme.

Rate of pay: £16.55 (plus £2.00 holiday pay) per hour

Closing date: Friday 2nd September

Interview date: TBC, w/c 5th September 2022

Contract type: Sessional Teaching Payroll (STP)/Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA)

Reporting to: Programme Manager

Working patterns: This role includes training, administration, student contact hours, and teaching hours. Working patterns for each tutor will vary according to workshop and course dates and tutor availability. Work available will fluctuate throughout the academic year, but it is anticipated that each tutor will be assigned, on average, 5-6 hours of work per week (plus approx. 30 hours of training w/c 12th September 2022).

Tutor role description

The Active Bystander Intervention initiative offers a classroom-based educational course as part of an important overall strategy at the University of Warwick to address and prevent unacceptable behaviours, including sexual misconduct, domestic abuse, hate crime, racism, sexism, and LGBTQUIAphobia.

The successful candidates will responsible for delivering:

  • Introduction to Active Bystander workshops, which take place online via Microsoft Teams with a duration of one hour.
  • The full Active Bystander Intervention course, which consists of five two-hour sessions held over five consecutive weeks.

The successful candidate must be able to respond to changing needs, account for best and emerging practices, and assure the quality and relevance of the program in ending unacceptable behaviours and fostering a safe and strong campus community.

The Active Bystander Intervention is part of an important wider programme of strategic work around community values education. The ideal applicant will have experience of online teaching and learning, as well as face-to-face small group facilitation experience. They will have experience of delivering sensitive content, with knowledge of sexual violence prevention work and consent education, and a passion for interpersonal violence prevention and education. They will be dependable, able to take initiative and have the ability to work well with student groups. Strong presentation and engagement skills are essential, as well as excellent IT, organisational and communication skills.

The successful candidates will report to the Community Values Educational Programme's (CVEP) Programme Manager.

Applicants should submit their CV (highlighting relevant experience) and a cover letter demonstrating/addressing the Principal Accountabilities (no more than two-pages) to the Programme Manager, Sam Parr, via S.Parr.2@warwick.ac.uk. Early application is encouraged.

The University of Warwick strives to provide an inclusive working and learning environment, recognising and respecting every individual’s differences. We especially welcome applications from individuals who are underrepresented within Higher Education institutions.

Potential applicants are welcome to contact the Programme Manager, Sam Parr, via S.Parr.2@warwick.ac.uk to discuss the nature of the post and/or any other details in advance of making an application.