Job title: Area Education Manager
Job Ref: 448
Salary: £33,052 - £34,792 Pro-Rata Per annum
Place of work: London
Business Unit: London
Purpose of the role:
All posts at the WEA will support the vision for "A better world - equal, democratic and just; through adult education the WEA challenges and inspires individuals, communities and society."
The post holder will manage a team to deliver the Association education provision, strategic partnerships and external relationships in a significant specified area or theme within a region.
The post holder will have responsibility for key partnerships and for identifying and growing business development opportunities in line with the Association strategic objectives. They will have lead responsibility for identified specialist aspects of regional education provision or national or cross regional provision, quality, and curriculum or business development. They will work closely with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders including LEPs (or equivalent), local authorities, community organisations, employers and trade unions.
Key areas of responsibility
1.Lead strategic development, delivery and quality of inspirational education, learning opportunities and related activity within a substantial geographic and/or thematic area.
2.Lead an area team to ensure continuous improvement of teaching, learning and assessment towards outstanding in line with the Association`s mission, quality improvement plans and aspirations for students. Management and accountability for area plan and budget.
3.Organise education provision in line with agreed targets.
4.Manage staff in line with Association`s commitment to Investors in People and association policies ensuring their health and safety.
5.Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders at regional, national or Association level.
6.Lead and support the management, recruitment, selection, induction and support of tutors, enabling a culture of continuous improvement.
7.Develop business opportunities with external stakeholders to diversify educational opportunities and income to meet the vision and mission of the Association.
8.Lead or contribute to Association working groups on relevant specialist areas and take responsibility for implementation and dissemination of outcomes.
9.Lead work with members, branches and volunteers to develop and maintain the Association as a vibrant educational movement for social purpose.
10.Represent the Association, act as an advocate for adult and community learning and disseminate key messages about the Association`s impact.
11.The post holder may have specific responsibility for agreed specialisms.
12.Undertake such duties as reasonably requested by your manager.