Contract type
Permanent full time
35 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Grade 6: £17,769 (usual starting salary per annum) - £19,552
Summary description
We are looking for Support Centre Assistants to provide excellent support for our students, tutors and regional education teams.

Role Description

The WEA is one of the UK's largest Charities which has been active for over 100 years. 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. Our Leeds office holds the Central Support team for the whole of our UK operation and due to exspansion we are in need of an additional 6 Support Centre Assistants. Good communication skills, attention to detail and working to a high quality standard and deadlines are essential along with efficient and accurate IT skills.

 In return, you’ll be working for a great organisation that makes a real positive difference to people and you’ll work in a vibrant and pleasant office with great like-minded colleagues and team spirit you are also entitled to generous  30 days holiday allowance. 

Hours: 35 Hours per week (full time), hours will cover 8.00am to 8.00pm Monday to Friday and 8.00am to 1.00pm on Saturdays on a shift pattern basis.  This would comprise of a working pattern as follows:

2 x 8.00am to 4.00pm

2 x 9.00am to 5.00pm

1 x 12.00 to 8.00pm

1 Saturday in every 5 8.00am to 1.00pm (the working pattern for the following week will be adjusted to reflect this)

Please ensure that you e-mail your CV and a covering letter stating why you are interested in the role and why you think you meet the relevant criteria to recruitment@wea.org.uk, we reserve  the right to close this vacancy when we have received a sufficient number of applications. 

If you do not include a covering letter or have the necessary experience you application will not be considered.

Interviews will be held in Leeds and successful candidates will be notified accordingly.

WEA are proud to be a living wage employer.


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