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Education Programme Manager

Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and self-motivated Education Programme Manager to manage our Supported Internships programmes in Waltham Forest.

Mencap have been helping people with a learning disability to find employment for over 45 years and this role would place you at the heart of our 3 Ships Programme. The 3 Ships Programme is Mencap's education-based programmes for supporting people with a learning disability to move closer to the job market and gain employment. The 3 Ships are Supported Internships, Traineeships and Apprenticeships.

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The Education Programme Manager position is full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday working in Waltham Forest.

Mencap's Supported Internships combines education and work experience to prepare our learners for employment.

The successful Employment Programme Manager will lead and manage Tutors, Caseworkers, Learning Support Assistants and Job Coaches to deliver Supported Internships to young people in Waltham Forest who have an Education Health and Care Plan. They will ensure that the programme is delivered to the agreed curriculum, frameworks and methodology and ensure they meet internal and external standards for quality and impact. This includes Ofsted and ESFA criteria. The role would suit someone with an educational/teaching background who has experience of managing similar projects.

Essential skills and requirements for the Education Programme Manager but not limited to:

Experience of delivering to programme contracts

Experience in practitioner area

Managing and Developing staff

Leading and coaching staff

Performance management

Effective record keeping and reporting

Financial management

Working to targets

Handling complexity

A-C/9-4 English & Maths GCSE (or equivalent)

At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap!

If you are passionate about making the UK the best place in the world for people with a learning disability to live happy and healthy lives and are looking for a rewarding challenge where you have a team that are dedicated to supporting your personal progression, then this is the role for you!

If you feel that this role is for you, please apply with a full and up to date CV that demonstrates how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the Person Specification and why you want to work for Mencap. Alternatively you can apply by making a short video (no longer than 5 Minutes) explaining your skills and knowledge. For information on how to send this to us please call Kirsty on (phone number removed).

This vacancy will close on Tuesday 12th April and interviews will be in person on Tuesday 19th or Friday 22nd April.

JOB ID 24867

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader and welcome applicants with disabilities to apply for all roles with us. To find out more about the scheme please visit the direct gov website
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