We currently have the following vacancies:

 

Education Coordinator - Surrey (Southern Region) (BBO Working Together for Work Project)

Location: Surrey

Contract: Temporary: until end of February 2019

Hours: Part-time (14 hours per week, 0.4 FTE)

Salary: Grade C £23,550 - 27,022 (pro-rata, subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process)

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday, 7th December 2016.

Workers’ Educational Association Southern Region is seeking to recruit staff to join an ambitious team to further develop the charity’s mission.

The successful candidate will be coordinating the ‘Working Together for Work’ project on behalf of the WEA in Surrey. The candidate will need a good working knowledge of communities and networks in Horley and the surrounding area and an understanding of the specific challenges faced by unemployed people living in the area. The candidate will need to work closely with other agencies to support individuals to access volunteering opportunities, employment and training. As part of the role the candidate will undertake outreach and recruitment of participants, 1:1 mentoring and organising engagement and training activities. As well as the ability to teach adults the candidate will need to be able to monitor progress, work to targets and work with data.

This is a Building Better Opportunities funded project.

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Interviews will take place on Thursday 15th December 2016 in Redhill.

 

National Programme Lead – Community Interpreting - THIS ROLE IS FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY

Location: Flexible by agreement

Contract: Fixed term until 31st July 2017

Hours: 7 hours per week (0.2FTE)

Salary: Grade D £30,388 (usual starting salary) - £34,728 (pro-rata, per annum, subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process)

Closing date: noon on Thursday 8th December 2016

We are seeking to recruit a National Programme Lead to coordinate the Community Interpreting Programme.

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the appropriate procedural/guidance notes and accompanying template forms required by the Awarding body, together with responsibility for monitoring the quality of the Community Interpreting provision across the programme.

A relevant teaching qualification together with an assessor qualification and a minimum level 3 interpreting qualification are essential requirements.

To apply for this role, you will need to submit a written expression of interest statement (maximum of 2 pages) which details how you meet the requirements set out in the Job Description and Person Specification together with a summary CV. Please ensure that your expression of interest is emailed to recruitment@wea.org.uk

 

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Interviews will take place in London on Monday 19th December 2016.

 

Membership & Volunteer Development Worker – Association Services

Location: London or Bristol

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 35 per week (1.0FTE)

Salary: Grade C £23,550 (usual starting salary) - £27,022 ( per annum, subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process). London Weighting allowance of £4,250.69 will apply if based in London.

Closing date: noon on Monday, 12th December 2016  

We are looking to recruit a Membership & Volunteer Development Worker to work as part of the Marketing, Membership & Income Growth support team.   A large part of the role is to manage and develop Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) volunteer and project initiatives.

The role is also integral to the supporting the development of an exciting vision for a voluntary education movement across England and Scotland, helping with the development and supporting the strategy to increase the number and diversity of members and volunteers linked with and active in the WEA.

You will work closely with WEA colleagues, staff and volunteers, to link membership and voluntary activities effectively with our course programmes, branches and governance. 

You will need to have experience of networking and partnership working with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with external and internal stakeholders, knowledge of virtual approaches to engagement and activism, including social media, web portals for virtual meetings, discussion and activism and a high level of computer literacy. Due to the nature of this role you may be required to work evenings and weekends and travel throughout England and Scotland.

 

FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES you will need to submit a written expression of interest which details how you meet the requirements set out in the Job Description and Person Specification which should be a minimum of 2 side of A4. You may also submit a summary CV, maximum 2 sides of A4.  Please ensure that your expression of interest is emailed to nbooth@wea.org.uk  by noon on 12th December 2016

FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES please submit your completed application form to nbooth@wea.org.uk  by noon on 12th December 2016

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Interviews will take place on Wednesday 21st December 2016 in London

 

Sales & General Ledger Finance Assistant

Location: Exeter

Contract: 3 months (from start date)

Hours: 35 per week (1.0FTE)

Salary: Grade B £17,797 (usual starting salary) - £20,837 (per annum, subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process).

Closing date: 5pm on Tuesday 6th December 2016

We are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to work in our centralised processing team based in Exeter.

The main duties will be assisting with all aspects of Association Sales, Branch and General Ledger transaction processing tasks and providing a customer focused service to the organisation.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be qualified to NVQ Level 2 or demonstrate equivalent experience and knowledge in a previous Sales/General ledger related role.
  • Have excellent numeracy skills with the attention to detail and the ability to handle figures accurately. 
  • Have good IT, communication and time management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines.

Experience in working with Open Accounts financial software, relational databases and knowledge of adult education would be advantageous but not essential.

Please click here to download the application pack

FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES you will need to submit a written expression of interest which details how you meet the requirements set out in the Job Description and Person Specification which should be a minimum of 2 side of A4. You may also submit a summary CV, maximum 2 sides of A4.  Please ensure that your expression of interest is emailed to recruitment@wea.org.uk by 5pm on Tuesday 6th December 2016

FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES please submit your completed application form by 5pm on Tuesday 6th December 2016 recruitment@wea.org.uk.

Please click here to download the application form

Interviews will take place at the WEA Office in Exeter on 15th December 2016.