Lottery Funded
Contract type
Fixed term part-time
Contract until date
7 hours per week (0.2 F.T.E)
Grade C Points: 11 – 15 (£23,903 - £27,427 pro rata for part-time) (subject to job evaluation and grading process)
Summary description
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).

Job packs are available from or by emailing


This post is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF).

Closing date and time
Interview location
Interviews will take place at our Birmingham Regional Office, date to be confirmed