WEA have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager in Yorkshire and Humber or Eastern Region, to support the Sports England Project (Families Get Active). Sport England is a public body that works to encourage as many people as possible to become and remain physically active. The Project Manager’s role will work closely with a range of stakeholders, community organisations and service provider agencies as well as WEA staff and volunteers. The project manager will be responsible for meeting project requirements including educational and financial outcomes and targets, collation of data and evidence to support the final evaluation
The Workers’ Educational Association is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. We are a charity with a strong sense of social purpose, dedicated to bringing great teaching into the heart of local communities. All our educational provision is developed with this in mind and our courses can be set up almost anywhere – for example in clubs, community centres, village halls, schools or where people work.
The post-holder promotes the Association through creation and maintenance of relevant networks and partnerships to achieve new business, contributing to a positive, engaging and rewarding workplace. Association courses are taught and organised by a team of dispersed tutors and staff, sometimes working remotely and flexibly. This requires close and co-operative working relationships with tutors, staff, partners and volunteers for the benefit of current and future learners. Areas of specialism and educational focus will be specified according to the project or thematic focus.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification when completing your application to ensure that you include all relevant information about yourself.
To apply for this role, you will need to submit a cover letter (maximum of 2 pages) which details how you meet the requirements set out in the Job Description and Person Specification together with an Expression of Interest Form. Please ensure that you put the job code in your cover email.
Please ensure that your completed application is emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, we encourage you to apply in advance of the given closing date as we reserve the right to close this vacancy when we have received sufficient number of applications.