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Advisory Teacher: Co-ordinating Intergenerational Linking (0.6)


  • This is a hybrid role based in Bradford and at home with some travel required (Across 9 areas of England)
  • £32,000 – £36,000 per annum pro rata
  • Part-time  (22.5 hours)
  • Maternity Cover Contract (Expected April to December 2022).


This is an exciting and creative opportunity to support the facilitators of 9 Intergenerational Linking Programmes across England linking care homes and young people aged 5-14 years old in schools and youth organisations. The post holder will have primary or secondary teaching experience. The successful applicant will become part of the nurturing teams at The Linking Network and My Home Life who are seeking to work together to make a difference.

The Linking Network supports schools and communities to develop a positive, cohesive ethos by helping children, young people and adults to explore identity, celebrate diversity, promote community and champion equality.

The Linking Network supports schools and local authorities to create high quality links between schools and communities. We do this by providing training, classroom resources and guidance.

We are a small team that achieves big things. Working for The Linking Network requires taking on substantial responsibility, being versatile, dependable and innovative in a supportive environment.

The Advisory Teacher (0.6) will be employed by The Linking Network in Bradford and will deliver the Care Home Friends and Neighbours: Intergenerational Linking Programme, in partnership with My Home Life England in London.  This initiative is part of the #iwill Campaign (https://www.iwill.org.uk/). The post holder will have responsibility for supporting programme leads in 9 local areas in England who are connecting 5-14 year olds in primary and secondary schools and community youth organisations with their local care homes. This work has been established over the last two years.  This is a very exciting and creative role that will enhance children and young people’s active citizenship and leadership skills, as well as make a real difference to the lives of older people living in care homes. The post holder will work in close partnership with a colleague from My Home Life England (http://myhomelife.org.uk/). Further information about the project can be found here: https://myhomelife.org.uk/community-engagement/intergenerational-linking/)

This role will be 0.6 FTE.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Linda Cowie Telephone: 07969720150 Email: linda.cowie@thelinkingnetwork.org.uk.

To apply, please download an application pack here

Please send applications to Linda.Cowie@thelinkingnetwork.org.uk      Closing date:  5pm, 31st January 2022