Vacancies in WEA Senior management

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Leading adult education charity, The WEA, empowers adults through learning at all stages of life. We bring great teaching to local communities, reaching around 50,000 students a year across England and Scotland.

We believe all adults should have access to the opportunities of education, right on their doorstep within reach. Whether they are learning ESOL, art or history, we bring education into the heart of communities, helping people learn whatever they want – from maths, English and skills for employment, through to health and wellbeing courses.

With 2,000+ dedicated professional tutors, 3,000+ active volunteers and supportive members, we spread our impact nationwide - with every new voice making us louder.


Current vacancies
 

Director for Quality and Student Services - Salary circa £70,000 per annum

Do you believe all adults should have access to the opportunities of education, right on their doorstep? Are you passionate, creative and looking to make a difference through improvements in student experience? If so we would love to hear from you.

The Director of Quality & Student Support reports directly into the CEO and is expected to contribute fully to the collective delivery of the organisation’s strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity allowing you to develop your skill set and confidence in driving quality and curriculum improvements for a leading adult education charity.

A key member of the Leadership Team, the successful post holder will have professional leadership skills, be a strategic thinker, have outstanding communication skills and the ability to build strong partnerships with regulatory bodies such as Ofsted and awarding bodies.

You can download the Candidate Pack, including the full job spec below.

Please send all CVs to execrecruitment@wea.org.uk.

Closing date is 26th February 2020.
Selection date is 10th March 2020.

Head of Region - North West (based in Manchester or Liverpool)
Head of Region - Yorkshire & Humber (based in Sheffield) - Salary circa £50,000 per annum (grade 1) 

Do you want to be a Senior Leader in a leading adult education charity?

Are you passionate, creative and looking to make a difference in education delivery? If so we would love to hear from you.

The Head of Region reports directly to the Deputy CEO and Director of Education and will be responsible for ensuring educational standards, innovation, and people resources across the region are exemplary. The role holder will lead, manage and develop the region’s activities including education delivery, governance and volunteering.

The role holder will build key strategic relationships with stakeholders and strategic partners and will lead the delivery of region-wide business development strategy in conjunction with the business development team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play an active part in making sure the development of a vibrant educational movement.

You can download the Candidate Pack, including the full job spec below.

Please send all CVs to execrecruitment@wea.org.uk with the region you are applying for in the subject line.

Closing date is the 12th March 2020.