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Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to encourage young people to be their best selves? If so, we would love to hear from you!

We have exciting opportunities for experienced, high quality candidates, particularly with an armed forces background, to train as Instructors in our teams across the UK. Instructors are responsible for delivering a range of qualifications and awards that allow our students to achieve their potential and progress. Instructors need to be able to motivate and inspire students, unlocking their potential and improving their life chances.

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Three “inspirational” school leaders present at the Tower of London

Three school leaders from Cardiff, Abergavenny and Salford recently presented to some of the UK’s top philanthropists, military representatives and journalists to talk about an innovative new programme being run at their schools.

Jon Murphy, Headteacher at Lllanfoist Fawr Primary School in Abergavenny, Zina Clark, Head of School at St Peter’s Roman Catholic Primary School Cardiff, and Helen Watson, Head of Wharton Primary School near Salford, were asked to join individuals ranging from Colonels to Royal Correspondents at the Tower of London to discuss the Prince William Awards.

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The Duke of Cambridge Launches Groundbreaking UK First – New SkillForce Prince William Award Programme To Give Children Confidence and Resilience For Life

The Duke of Cambridge has launching a groundbreaking new award programme run by SkillForce in his name today [March 1st 2017] to help schoolchildren build character, confidence and resilience. The SkillForce Prince William Award is the first award scheme of its kind. Delivered by the national education charity SkillForce, it targets younger children from six-years-old as well as teenagers. Aimed at six to 14-year-olds, the award programme draws on the expertise and skills of predominantly ex-Services personnel who work as SkillForce instructors.

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SkillForce Veterans Benefit From Training Boost 

Armed Forces veterans at a national education charity are set to benefit from a funding boost.

SkillForce, which works with more than 200 schools nationally, has received a £15,000 cash injection from ABF The Soldiers’ Charity for skills training.

The charity employs ex-Services personnel as instructors in schools to support their transition back into civilian life. Currently, 70% of SkillForce’s instructors are ex-Services personnel. The funding will contribute towards a professional development and training programme, which includes coaching, behaviour management, first aid, mentoring and safeguarding.

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HRH The Duke of Cambridge Supports New Pioneering National Character Education Scheme

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge has lent his support to a new and pioneering national character education scheme to help schoolchildren develop an inner strength for life.

The SkillForce Character Award pilot programme has started this term at 37 primary and secondary schools in England, Scotland and Wales and involves 1,013 pupils aged five to 14-years-old.

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HRH The Duke of Cambridge Supports New Pioneering National Character Education Scheme 

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge has lent his support to a new and pioneering national character education scheme to help schoolchildren develop an inner strength for life.

The SkillForce Character Award pilot programme has started this term at 37 primary and secondary schools in England, Scotland and Wales and involves 1,013 pupils aged five to 14-years-old. The new scheme is the brainchild of SkillForce, a national education charity that employs predominantly ex-Services personnel as instructors in schools to deliver education programmes and mentoring that boost resilience and self confidence.

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