Work for NDNA: Welsh Language Coordinator

Band C
Temporary - to 31 March 2025, subject to funding
Home based

Main purpose of the job

This position, funded by the Welsh Government, plays a key role in NDNA Cymru’s Cwlwm work. The role supports early years, childcare and play work practitioners with Welsh language skills. Targets are agreed annually between the Welsh Government and Cwlwm partners. The post holder will co-ordinate NDNA Cymru’s Welsh language project, encourage NDNA Cymru Members to embark onto the Camau online self-learning course, and provide ongoing support to practitioners on increasing their use of the Welsh language.

Travel will be required to undertake this role.

Main Duties

  • To establish and manage robust procedures and systems to support the co- ordination, delivery and monitoring of the Welsh Language
  • Identify settings and recruitment of practitioners for the delivery of training
  • Working with Cwlwm partners in the early years, childcare and play work sector, to ensure co- operation and joint working across this sector to deliver the Welsh language
  • Promote the development of Welsh language skills by providing information on the Camau online self-learning course, encouraging practitioners to sign up for the training.
  • Provide support to practitioners to ensure learning from the training is implemented in the
  • Development of resources to ensure training influences practice.
  • Delivery of live interaction sessions with practitioners and other partners.
  • Collection of data, monitoring and tracking the progress of participants following their completion of the course, including (but not exclusive to) gathering student feedback and
  • Provide regular written reports identifying progress against targets for Senior Managers and funding
  • Systematically gather and record sector intelligence and research from early years, childcare and play work providers and
  • Promote the benefits of NDNA membership and access to its products, services and support.
  • Work with the NDNA Cymru team to provide effective support to its members in Wales.
  • Respond in a timely and professional manner to all verbal or written correspondence including incoming
  • Undertake relevant administration tasks commensurate with the
  • Represent NDNA at national, regional and local levels as appropriate; attend and contribute to the delivery of NDNA regional and national
  • Carry out visits within member settings in North Wales to identify settings which may want to transition to Bilingual or Welsh medium status.
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as commensurate with the grade as required by line.

Benefits include:

25 days’ holiday, rising to 29 after service increments plus 8 bank holidays, Personal Pension Scheme, Healthcare Cash Plan, Employee Assistance Programme, Staff Awards Scheme, Company Sick Pay Scheme, flexible working patterns

To apply you will be asked to submit your CV along with a cover letter detailing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the role. Please email this to [email protected]

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