BBO
ReachIT
Location
Preston
Contract type
Fixed term part-time
Hours
21 hours per week 0.6 FTE
Salary
Grade 4 £24,836 (Normal starting salary) - £26,677 per annum, pro rata
Summary description
We are seeking to recruit a Digital Training Coordinator to coordinate all aspects of digital training within the BBO ReachIT programme promoting Digital Inclusion in Lancashire.
Description

This post is jointly funded by The Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund.

This is a Building Better Opportunities funded project.

Background Information

Building Better Opportunities (BBO)

Big Lottery Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.

The Workers’ Educational Association [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.

We are seeking to recruit a Digital Training Coordinator to coordinate all aspects of digital training within the BBO ReachIT programme promoting Digital Inclusion in Lancashire.

This post is for a fixed term initially for 12 months from start date, with potential to extend further linked to funding.

The successful candidate will need to have excellent IT skills and experience of delivering IT training within communities.

You will be responsible will be responsible for supporting the 50 member groups of the ReachIT Partnership and their digital inclusion engagement staff to meet the digital training requirements of the Project.

The post holder will be required to work closely with a range of stakeholders which are likely to include; Local Authority staff, community organisations, service providers (e.g. GPs, DWP, JCP) employers, WEA members, volunteers and staff. She/he will be expected to represent the WEA and promote both the Association and the value of adult education in relevant contexts.

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 can be downloaded below or by emailing recruitment@wea.org.uk

  •        Interviews will be held in Preston on Tuesday 29th August 2017

Further information on the WEA including our equality, diversity and inclusion policy and statements can be found on our website

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