Project Education Coordinator - Together we Learn

WEA: Adult Learning Within Reach
London, UK
27 Aug 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of the role: Do you want to work somewhere that no two days are the same,

where you make a difference to people's lives?
...And one that values yours?

Yes? Work for us - The WEA. Create real change, and be a part of something bigger.

We have a new and exciting role for a Project Education Coordinator for our Together We Learn project.Key areas of responsibility: 1.Develop, manage and organise education provision and WEA activity in a local or themed area in line with Association's aspirations for students and in compliance with WEA quality and target monitoring and reporting requirements.

2.Manage, monitor and report on programme quality with reference to curriculum and quality improvement plans and WEA quality framework as required.

3.Participate in local networks and develop strong relationships with partners for the benefit of WEA students, members, volunteers and the local community.

4.Identify potential new opportunities for developing provision including funding for new work.

5.Manage a team of WEA tutors, including observations of Teaching, Learning and Assessment (OTLAs), tutor performance management, tutor recruitment and tutor training and development.

6.Coordinate and support WEA branch volunteers to develop WEA programmes of delivery.

7.Manage delivery of one or more specified key specialist tasks as agreed in annual work plan and described in specialist task guidance.

8.Specialist tasks which may be undertaken as part of the Education Coordinator role:
-Coordinate and support a team of WEA volunteers including delivering induction, training and development opportunities; create new volunteering opportunities for the benefit of the WEA.
-Manage internal quality assurance of EME/accredited or other specific provision.
-Provide expertise on an area/areas of student support such as Information and Advice, use of support funds (DLS/LS), progression and recognition.
-Support and deliver WEA tutor development including delivery of teaching qualifications and CPD.
-Lead implementation of WEA national programme in an area.
-Provide a lead on aspects of communications, marketing or publicity to increase student and stakeholder engagement may be optional depending on regional requirements.

9.Undertake such duties as reasonably requested by your manager.
About you Together we Learn is commissioned by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, with the aim of supporting those with little or no English to more fully integrate into their wider communities through the provision of ESOL learning and integration activities.

The post holder will be responsible for the development, delivery and coordination of the Together we Learn project across 4 WEA regions (London and South East, East and West Midlands and the North West). The Coordinator will be working closely with Tutors teaching in the communities and will support volunteers working with those Tutors.

She/he will be expected to represent the WEA and promote both the Association and the value of adult education in their area.

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