East Surrey and Croydon
Contract type
Fixed term part-time
Contract until date
1 x 0.8 FTE (28 hours p/w)
Grade 4 £18,840 (£23,550 1 FTE)
Summary description
Workers’ Educational Association Southern Region is seeking to recruit staff to join an ambitious team to further develop the charity’s mission.


Brightlife   Arts of ageing – Social Isolation & Engagement Project Coordinator in Surrey Region (0.5 FTE - 17.5hrs per week) Fixed term until December 2018


Summary Description


WEA have an exciting opportunity for a project coordinator. The role will work closely with a range of stakeholders which are likely to include; partners, community organisations and participants. The post holder will be expected to represent the WEA and promote both the Association and the value of adult education in relevant contexts.



Founded in 1903, the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. In 2015/16 we delivered 9,700 part-time courses for over 70,000 students in England and Scotland with classes in almost every local authority area and our work in England was assessed in 2014 as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.


Big Lottery Fund is investing in local projects tackling the root causes of social isolation for the over 50’s. It is part of a research project   that is focused upon providing opportunities for people aged 50plus who are experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing social isolation in Surrey. 


The post-holder will be responsible for all aspects of the WEA delivery within the Arts of Ageing’ Brightlife project. 

WEA Southern Region is seeking to recruit staff to join an ambitious team to deliver the Brightlife Programme.

We offer generous terms and conditions including 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension scheme – subject to eligibility. Please note holiday entitlement, including bank holidays is pro rata for part time posts.

Further information and an application pack for the above post are available electronically from our website or by emailing recruitment@wea.org.uk

Key dates 

•        Completed applications forms should be emailed to Recruitment@wea.org.uk  by the closing date of 24th January 2018 before 5pm


Further information on the WEA including our equality, diversity and inclusion policy and statements can be found on our website: http://www.wea.org.uk.


Thank you for your interest.


Closing date and time
Interview date
Interview location
Tuesday 16th January 2018 in Surrey.