We are looking to recruit a suitable candidate to join a small team of National Organisers who operate flexibly to help meet and develop a changing agenda of Curriculum and Quality Priorities. Reporting to the WEA’s Director for Curriculum and Quality, the post holder will work primarily in their cluster of regions as identified above, this role will also have some Association-wide responsibilities as part of their contribution to the national Curriculum and Quality Team..
This post requires dedicated, talented staff who feel comfortable working across a range of key development areas at an exciting time in the WEA’s development, as we strive to take the WEA on a journey to becoming an excellent provider of education for adults.
The post holder will need to be comfortable in working with core staff, course tutors, students, members and other stakeholders, leading and influencing their contribution towards the curriculum and quality developments taking place in the organisation.
The post holder will lead a programme of change, demonstrating ambition, initiative and verve, seeking to develop outstanding educational experiences for adult students and reflecting the WEA’s vision and values. They will be expected to work both cooperatively and individually, taking leadership and ownership of key areas of work.
We are looking for people who have strong experience in the teaching of adults or related areas, along with specialist knowledge of adult education quality systems such as RARPA (Reporting and Recognition of Progress and Achievement)
It is essential that you are willing to travel within the UK, with possible overnight stays when required.
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 staff.
Further information and an application pack for the above post are available from our website
The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is an education charity committed to providing access to education and learning for adults from all backgrounds, in particular those who have previously missed out on education. Over 100 years old, the WEA is today the UK’s largest voluntary provider of adult learning
To apply for this position please send a CV with covering letter to Recruitment@wea.org.uk