We have a variety of coaching roles available over the year, with a lower commitment than our regular placements and projects. As a coach you will help facilitate activities led by teachers or employers, acting as a role model and sounding board for groups of secondary school pupils. 

Project DARE

Short term coaches are needed on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, Week 7-9, to help support Year 10 pupils complete a problem solving challenge set by an employer. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Arup will be setting the challenges this term.


  • Training: 1 hour, Wednesday Week 6
  • Sessions: 4-5 hours a week, Tuesday or Wednesday mornings, Week 7-9
  • Debrief: tbc 

For full details and to apply visit York Students in Schools on Careers Gateway

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