We currently have the following vacancies:

 

 

Business Development Manager

Location: East Midlands Regional Office - Nottingham

Hours: 35 hours per week 1.0 FTE

Salary: £30,844 (usual starting salary) - £35,249 - (subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process)

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking to recruit a Business Development Manager to join a newly established team.

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 the East Midlands 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.

Internal candidates: 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

External candidates: please complete the attached application form and submit along with your summary CV to recruitment@wea.org.uk

Please click here to download the application pack

Please click here to download the application form

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 29 March 2017.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 27 April in the WEA East Midlands Regional office -  Nottingham

 

Business Development Manager

Location: Eastern Regional Office - Cambridge

Hours: 17.5 hours per week 0.5 FTE

Salary: £30,844 (usual starting salary) - £35,249 – pro rata (subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process)

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking to recruit a Business Development Manager to join a newly established team.

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.

Internal candidates: 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

External candidates: please complete the attached application form and submit along with your summary CV to recruitment@wea.org.uk

Please click here to download the application pack

Please click here to download the application form

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 29 March 2017.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 26 April,  in the WEA Eastern Regional office -  Cambridge

 

 

Team Leader - Sales/Branch/General Ledger

Location: Leeds

Hours: 35 hours per week 1.0 FTE

Salary: £23,903 (usual starting salary) - £27,427 (subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process)

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking to recruit a Team Leader to co-ordinate the day to day tasks for the Sales/Branch/General Ledger and Fee Management team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring accurate collation, presentation, analysis and reporting of finance along with taking a proactive approach to improving the use of processing systems.  They will need to have exceptional IT & numeracy skills together with excellent people management skills.

An NVQ level 3 qualification in finance or proven equivalent experience is essential, together with demonstrable experience of accounting systems and procedures.  A relevant accounting or finance qualification along with experience in working with Open Accounts financial software would be advantageous.

You must be able to support and provide guidance to colleagues and other stakeholders and be proactive in resolving complex financial queries.

Internal candidates: 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

External candidates: please complete the attached application form and submit along with your summary CV to recruitment@wea.org.uk

Please click here to download the application pack

Please click here to download the application form

The closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 9 April 2017.

Interviews will be held in Leeds on Wednesday 26 April 2017.

Workers’ Educational Association [WEA] West Midlands Region is seeking to recruit staff to join an ambitious team to further develop the charity’s mission.

The WEA is an educational charity delivering responsive, relevant and accessible programmes of learning across England and Scotland.   Through our vision of employability, health and wellbeing, community engagement and cultural studies, we raise the educational aspirations of local communities.

 

 

BBO New Leaf Project Administrator/Compliance

Salary: £18,064 (pro rata for part time staff) (£7225 per annum)

(subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process)

Contract: Fixed term until 31 August 2019 – 0.4 FTE (14 hours per week)

Building Better Opportunities multi-agency Big Lottery Fund / ESF funded programme, ‘New Leaf’ is an innovative project, targeting individuals furthest away from the labour market in the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area, to help them in their journey towards employment.

Led by Warrington-based Golden Gates Housing Trust, working in partnership with 30 other organisations, New Leaf will support 2,800 individuals over a three year period, providing a tailored service, giving individual support and direction.

The post holder will undertake core activities to support the administration and compliance on the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) New Leaf project across Cheshire & Warrington.

The post holder will be expected to have a GSCE or NVQ Level 3 qualification and knowledge and experience of project administration.

If you feel that you do possess the essential skills outlined in the Person Specification, then we would welcome your application.

This position is funded through Building Better Opportunities Big Lottery and the European Social Fund.

We offer generous terms and conditions including 30 days holiday plus UK bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff) and the period between Christmas and New Year.

To apply, please download the application pack at http://www.wea.org.uk/north-west/bbo-new-leaf-job-vacancies or phone Jean McKenna 0151 243 5345 or email jmckenna@wea.org.uk

Key dates 

  • Completed applications forms should be emailed to jmckenna@wea.org.uk by the closing date 5.00pm on Wednesday 12th April 2017
  • Candidates selected for interview will be notified by 19th April 2017
  • Interviews will be held week beginning 24th April 2017 in the WEA Liverpool Regional Office

Further information on the WEA including our equality and diversity policy and statements can be found on our website: http://www.wea.org.uk. Thank you for your interest.

Unfortunately, owing to the number of applications received, it is not possible to offer individual feedback to candidates who have not been shortlisted.

If you have not been contacted within 7 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion and please accept our thanks for your interest.

 

 

BBO New Leaf Project Coordinator

Salary: £23,903 – £27,427

(subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process)

Contract: Fixed term until 31 August 2019 – 1.0 FTE (35 hours per week)

Building Better Opportunities multi-agency Big Lottery Fund / ESF funded programme, ‘New Leaf’ is an innovative project, targeting individuals furthest away from the labour market in the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area, to help them in their journey towards employment.

Led by Warrington-based Golden Gates Housing Trust, working in partnership with 30 other organisations, New Leaf will support 2,800 individuals over a three year period, providing a tailored service, giving individual support and direction.

The post holder will be responsible for all aspects of the WEA delivery within the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) New Leaf project in Cheshire & Warrington area.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a degree level qualification or an equivalent relevant teaching qualification or experience in an adult education setting. A proven track record of project management, alongside considerable experience of engaging participants that are traditionally considered to be hard to reach is essential.

If you feel that you do possess the essential skills outlined in the Person Specification, then we would welcome your application.

This position is funded through Building Better Opportunities Big Lottery and the European Social Fund.

We offer generous terms and conditions including 30 days holiday plus UK bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff) and the period between Christmas and New Year.

To apply, please download the application pack at http://www.wea.org.uk/north-west/bbo-new-leaf-job-vacancies or phone Jean McKenna 0151 243 5345 or email jmckenna@wea.org.uk

Key dates 

  • Completed applications forms should be emailed to jmckenna@wea.org.uk by the closing date 5.00pm on Wednesday 12th April 2017
  • Candidates selected for interview will be notified by 19th April 2017
  • Interviews will be held week beginning 24th April 2017 in the WEA Liverpool Regional Office

Further information on the WEA including our equality and diversity policy and statements can be found on our website: http://www.wea.org.uk. Thank you for your interest.

Unfortunately, owing to the number of applications received, it is not possible to offer individual feedback to candidates who have not been shortlisted.

If you have not been contacted within 7 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion and please accept our thanks for your interest.

 

 

WEA Course Organiser (BBO Accelerate Project)

Location: Coventry

Part-time – 7 hours per week (0.2 F.T.E)

Contract – Fixed term until the end of December 2018

Salary:  Grade C  (subject to forthcoming job evaluation and grading process)

Points:  11 – 15    (£23,903 - £27,427 pro rata for part-time)

Workers’ Educational Association [WEA] West Midlands Region is seeking to recruit staff to join an ambitious team to further develop the charity’s mission.

The WEA is an educational charity delivering responsive, relevant and accessible programmes of learning across England and Scotland.   Through our vision of employability, health and wellbeing, community engagement and cultural studies, we raise the educational aspirations of local communities.

The successful candidate will be coordinating the Accelerate project on behalf of the WEA in West Midlands. The candidate will need a good working knowledge of communities and networks in Coventry 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 post is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF).

Please click here to download the application pack

Please click here to download the application form

Closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Friday April 14th 2017.

Interviews will take place at our Birmingham Regional Office on the 2nd May 2017.