Research & Curriculum Development Officer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Temporary full-time

Salary See description

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1437272

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Research and Curriculum Development Officer based in


This post is funded through the Community Relations Council Core Funding Programme.  Appointment will be on a full-time basis (37½ hours per week) for a fixed term until 31 March 2022.

1.Title of Post:                  

Research & Curriculum Development Officer

2.Responsible to:            

Youth Link Council through the Director


To contribute to the development of Youth Link’s vision and mission through the implementation of the following three areas of work:

Work Area 1: Engagement: Training, dissemination and integration

i.Roll-out of ‘Remembering the Past; Shaping the Future’ educational resource to the wider post-primary school and youth sector constituency.

ii.Development and delivery of train-the-trainer workshops to key stakeholders. 

iii.Facilitate awareness-raising and critical thinking workshops in relation to the themes encompassed within the ‘Remembering the Past Shaping the Future’ programme.

iv.Integrate the resources into Youth Link’s existing training curricula.

Work Area 2: Research and Development 

Youth Link will develop its research and resources in relation to the project ‘Remembering the Past; Shaping the Future’ in a way that enhances its engagement strategy. This will include:

i.Produce a research paper that analyses and outlines the common concerns among young people and their vison for the future.

ii.Develop an oral history archive that gives voice to young people and their experience of the Troubles and the Good Friday Agreement.

iii.Apply the resources to address pastoral concerns surrounding Brexit.

iv.Organise an annual conference with youth workers, teachers, clergy, community leaders and other stakeholders to disseminate Youth Link’s research findings.

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Closing date for return of completed applications:  Monday 23 September 2019 @ 10.00 am