Surrey Lifelong Learning Partnership are looking for a Community Learning Projects Coordinator to help re engage people in learning.
Community Learning Projects Coordinator - £28,000 pa
Surrey Lifelong Learning Partnership is a registered charity. Each year we help over a thousand adults and young people to change their lives through learning new skills.
The primary role of the Community Learning Projects Coordinator is to manage projects designed to re-engage people in learning. The individual we seek will have a background of working in education. They will be self-motivated, tenacious, and proactive, and above all a team player, seeking to support young people and adults in acquiring new skills.
Initially the Project Manager will take on responsibility for running our Multiply Project which helps people to improve their numeracy skills, and our Walton Project which engages with local communities and provides local learning opportunities.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, 15% of the role will be spent working on activities to promote the Charity’s work, such as helping to develop funding bids or making presentations about the Charity’s work.
Main Duties & Accountabilities
• Manage Community projects in-line with the relevant grant agreements and project plans.
• Build partnerships with external organisations.
• Research the latest trends in order to keep the Charity’s agenda up to date.
• Book sessional tutors for one-to-one and group support for the learners.
• Write interactive, fun, and appealing session plans on different community learning topics.
• Deliver community learning sessions to small groups.
• Maintain the CMS database ensuring details of learner journeys are correct and kept up to date.
• Write bi-annual and end of year reports for the funders and partners.
• Write case studies on the learner’s progress.
• Responsible for ensuring that all Key Performance Indicators, deadlines, and targets are consistently achieved.
• To maintain regular and ongoing contact with participants, advice and guidance where needed to optimise everyone’s potential to achieve and progress.
• Raise any safeguarding concerns to the safeguarding lead.
• Signposting to different organisations and services for any other issues that arise.
• Keeping track of project budgets
• Updating key internal and external stakeholders of project development
• Manage all online enrolments.
• Ensure compliance with charity policies, regulations, and quality assurance standards.
• Complete all required administration before, during and after learning activities, including tuition and assessment records.
• Gather feedback from participants to improve future learning activities.
• Maintain own skills and knowledge of current practice through ongoing Continued Professional Development
• Undertake other duties as requested.
• A strong team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills
• A teaching qualification such as a PTTLS or Cert Ed
• Experience in leading and inclusive learning initiatives
• Excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders.
• Knowledge of best practices in education
• Ability to manage projects from start to finish, including planning and reporting responsibilities.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and data management systems
• Ability to work under pressure and prioritise your workload whilst remaining calm and professional.
• Previous managerial and leadership learning skills and experience are desirable.
Job share and flexible hours will be considered.
Based in one of our offices in Woking, Guildford, or Epsom.
Woking, Guildford or Epsom
Monday to Friday 37.5 hours - job shares will be considered