Public Speaking Coach, NCS The Challenge

Wednesday 22 August 2018

Salary: £150 per placement

Location: Yorkshire

Role Length: 1 day per placement (with option to work several)

Dates: Various dates between October & November 2018

You will run single day workshops in public speaking development, presentation skills and communication with groups of up to 84 young people (15-17 year olds), supported by their Team Mentors. The ability to quickly engage and build a rapport with young people will be key in this role!

This role is suitable for an experienced and confident public speaker who can learn and adapt a set curriculum for a diverse young audience.

Main Responsibilities

  • Run workshops in communication, public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Adapt a set curriculum to suit a large audience with a wide range of needs.
  • Ensure all young people in the group are engaged and included throughout the workshop.
  • Build a positive rapport with the Senior Mentors and work collaboratively to engage and include all young people.

Person specification


  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Extensive experience in facilitation and following set curriculums
  • Experience of working with young people (preferably large groups)
  • Experience of adapting curricula to be inclusive of the needs of all young people
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and build strong professional relationships
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and be adaptable and flexible at short notice
  • A flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt working style to different environments and teams.


  • Knowledge of strategies to help young people build their confidence in public speaking
  • Experience of working with diverse community groups

Please apply at:  and select 'Inspire'