We currently have the following vacancies:

 

Business Development Manager – Eastern Region

Location: Cambridge

Hours: 17.5 per week (0.5 FTE)

Salary: Grade D £30,388 - £34,728 pro rata per annum

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 30th August 2016, 12pm

Job summary:

If you have a proven track record in the generation and diversification of income, enjoy building and maintaining relationships with a variety of partners, and want to be part of a national business development team with WEA then this could be the role for you.

The WEA has ambitious targets for educational growth, income diversification and generation and this is a challenging opportunity to help develop and deliver strategic plans. We are looking for someone with excellent skills and experience in income generation, including bid writing, tenders and proposals to a range of funders, commissioners and grant givers.

Based in Eastern region you will work closely with the Head of Business Development and the Regional Education Manager to develop an ambitious income development plan for the region aligning with the national income growth strategy.

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FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES: please complete the attached application form and submit along with your CV to recruitment@wea.org.uk by the closing date of 12pm on Tuesday 30th August 2016.

FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES: please complete the attached application form and submit along with your CV: TO ellisa.thompson@tpp.co.uk  by the closing date of 12pm on Tuesday 30th August 2016.  If you have any questions, please contact Ellisa Thompson on 0191 249 5200.

Interviews will take place in Cambridge the week commencing Monday 5th September 2016.

 

Head of HR and Organisational Development

Location: Leeds (with extensive travel across England and Scotland)

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: Grade E++: £42,540 - £46,770 per annum

Contract: Fixed term (2 years)

Closing date: 1st September 2016, 12pm

Job summary:

We are looking to recruit a Head of HR and Organisational Development to lead and develop on a people strategy that supports the WEA’s strategic and operational plans while providing the delivery of effective organisational development strategies that support the WEA’s aims. The Head of HR and Operational Development will be required to ensure that recruitment, retention, development and staff wellbeing is at the heart of the strategy and that the Investors in People (IIP) status is achieved and maintained.

The successful candidate will have:

  • CIPD qualification – MCIPD (Chartered Member) or hold a degree level qualification with substantial experience of HR and change management
  • Significant experience of operating in a senior leadership HR role
  • Experience of leading an HR team
  • Experience of supporting major organisational change while influencing, building and sustaining relationships in order to achieve results
  • Up to date HR knowledge, able to demonstrate theory and good practice of HR & Organisational Development
  • Personal and professional authority and resilience with strong influencing skills
  • The ability to adapt to change, developing pragmatic solutions to new situations and problems as they arise
  • The ability to inspire the Chief Operating Officer through the timely delivery of information, budgets and plans
  • Strong communication, presentation and report writing skills
  • Strong organisational and project management skills

Experience of working in a unionised environment, managing HR operating systems and FCIPD (Chartered Fellow) qualified are advantageous but not essential. 

Please click here to download the job description and person specification.

FOR INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY: 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 1 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 the closing date of 12 noon on Thursday 1st September 2016.

FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES: please submit your CV together with your supporting statement which should be a minimum of 1 side of A4 to: amyprocter@michaelpage.com by 12pm on Thursday 1st September 2016.  If you have any questions, please contact Amy Procter on 0113 388 9026

Interviews will be held on Thursday 15th September 2016 at the WEA Yorkshire and Humber Regional Office in Leeds.

 

Education Resource Manager

Location: London/Home Counties (required to work in the London office 1 - 2 days per week)

Hours: 28 per week (0.8 FTE)

Salary: Grade D £30,388 - £34,728 plus inner London weighting (£4,250) per annum pro rata

Contract: Temporary (until 30th June 2018 in the first instance)

Closing date: 11th September 2016, 12am

Job summary:

We are seeking to recruit an Education Resources Manager who will be responsible for  developing, writing, sourcing and commissioning education materials in conjunction with a wide range of stakeholders to enable the delivery of the WEA’s strategic plan.

The successful candidate is expected to have a strong background in the delivery of adult education in a variety of settings, be experienced in project management and a highly effective communicator.

The post-holder will have a degree level qualification in education or equivalent together with knowledge of the Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Ofsted requirements regarding accreditation and recognition frameworks, progression and outcomes for students.  

Although not essential, experience in producing online learning materials would be advantageous.

We offer generous terms and conditions including 30 days holiday – (plus bank holidays) pro-rata, pension scheme – subject to eligibility.

Please click here to download an application pack.

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Interviews will be held in the London office on Thursday 29th September 2016.

We regret to advise that, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, only successful applicants that are shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

 

Education Co-ordinator

Location: Bradford

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: Grade C - £23,550 to £27,022 per annum

Contract: Fixed term (until 31/0717)

Closing date: 11th September 2016, 12am

Job summary:

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is seeking to an Education Co-ordinator to support the development and delivery of WEA provision in Bradford.

The postholder will work closely with a range of stakeholders such as: community organisations; trade unions; employers; WEA members; branches and volunteers.

The post-holder will work to agreed targets relevant to the specific area of focus, for example in relation to delivery of course hours, business development opportunities or project outputs, with responsibility to maintain and improve quality of WEA provision in specified areas.

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Interviews will be held on 21st – 22nd September 2016 in Scunthorpe and Leeds.

 

Education Co-ordinator

Location:  Grimsby/Cleethorpes

Hours: 17.5 per week (0.5 FTE)

Salary: Grade C - £23,550 to £27,022 per annum pro rata

Contract: Fixed term (until 31/0717)

Closing date: 11th September 2016, 12am

Job summary:

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is seeking to recruit an Education Co-ordinator to support the development and delivery of WEA provision in Grimsby/Cleethorpes.

The postholder will work closely with a range of stakeholders such as: community organisations; trade unions; employers; WEA members; branches and volunteers.

The post-holder will work to agreed targets relevant to the specific area of focus, for example in relation to delivery of course hours, business development opportunities or project outputs, with responsibility to maintain and improve quality of WEA provision in specified areas.

Please click here to download an application pack.

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Interviews will be held on 21st – 22nd September 2016 in Scunthorpe and Leeds.

 

Education Co-ordinator

Location: Hull

Hours: 17.5 per week (0.5 FTE)

Salary: Grade C - £23,550 to £27,022 per annum pro rata

Contract: Fixed term (until 31/0717)

Closing date: 11th September 2016, 12am

Job summary:

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is seeking to recruit an Education Co-ordinator to support the development and delivery of WEA provision in Hull.

The postholder will work closely with a range of stakeholders such as: community organisations; trade unions; employers; WEA members; branches and volunteers.

The post-holder will work to agreed targets relevant to the specific area of focus, for example in relation to delivery of course hours, business development opportunities or project outputs, with responsibility to maintain and improve quality of WEA provision in specified areas.

Please click here to download an application pack.

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Interviews will be held on 21st – 22nd September 2016 in Scunthorpe and Leeds.

 

Administrator

Location: Leeds

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: Grade B £17,797 - £20,837 per annum

Contract: Fixed term (until 30/06/2017)

Closing date: 11th September 2016, 12am

Job summary:

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is seeking to recruit an Administrator to support the charity’s Yorkshire and Humber team.

The post-holder will ensure the timely and accurate input of data on to the appropriate systems to support the Region’s efficient management of information and revenue generating capability. The post-holder will ensure that all data entered conforms to the procedures as set out in the administrator’s handbook, accreditation processes and all associated paperwork is filed in central course files.

In addition, the post-holder will carry out general administrative tasks and cover reception duties as required.

Please click here to download an application pack.

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Interviews will be held during the week commencing 19th September 2016.

 

Administrator

Location: Leeds

Hours: 21 per week (0.6 FTE)

Salary: Grade B £17,797 - £20,837 per annum pro rata

Contract: Fixed term (until 30/06/2017)

Closing date: 11th September 2016, 12am

Job summary:

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is seeking to recruit an Administrator to support the charity’s Yorkshire and Humber team.

The post-holder will ensure the timely and accurate input of data on to the appropriate systems to support the Region’s efficient management of information and revenue generating capability. The post-holder will ensure that all data entered conforms to the procedures as set out in the administrator’s handbook, accreditation processes and all associated paperwork is filed in central course files.

In addition, the post-holder will carry out general administrative tasks and cover reception duties as required.

Please click here to download an application pack.

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Interviews will be held during the week commencing 19th September 2016.

 

Administrator

Location: Sheffield

Hours: 17.5 per week (0.5 FTE)

Salary: Grade B £17,797 - £20,837 per annum pro rata

Contract: Fixed term (until 30/06/2017)

Closing date: 11th September 2016, 12am

Job summary:

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is seeking to recruit an Administrator to support the charity’s Yorkshire and Humber team.

The post-holder will ensure the timely and accurate input of data on to the appropriate systems to support the Region’s efficient management of information and revenue generating capability. The post-holder will ensure that all data entered conforms to the procedures as set out in the administrator’s handbook, accreditation processes and all associated paperwork is filed in central course files.

In addition, the post-holder will carry out general administrative tasks and cover reception duties as required.

Please click here to download an application pack.

Please click here to download an application form.

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 19th September 2016.