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Community Learning Development Worker

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Part time, Limited Term
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
05/06/2020 23:59
£28,785 - £31,374 pro rata to hours worked.
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Brimsham Green School, Yate
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Job details 

Closing date:
5 Jun

Further information

Community Learning Development Worker

Salary: £28,785 - £31,374 pro rata to hours worked.

Working Pattern: LTC (12 months)/ Part Time (18.5 hours pw)

Location: Brimsham Green School

You will make a difference by providing meaningful opportunities for adults who have experienced barriers to education by enabling them to re-engage with learning.

What does a typical day look like?

You’ll be responsible for developing, organising and monitoring courses to meet the needs of local residents, partners and employers. This will involve communicating with a range of organisations and community learning providers to ensure their participation in engagement, progression and tracking of learners.

Being creative you will develop and deliver learning activities by working with and on behalf of learner groups and community based learning providers. This engages learners in the community by building interest, motivation and commitment.

You will help with the planning of community learning by identifying needs and acting as advocates on behalf of communities. Working with other team members on projects or event organisation you’ll be meeting and working with partner organisations and booking tutors and venues. This will involve sharing information and assisting the voluntary and community sector contributing to learning.

Contributing to effective management and ensuring targets are met by data monitoring, reporting and quality procedures. You will need to implement and monitor all engagement activities and sub-contracting arrangements in line with Council regulations, agreed budgets and targets.

How a career at South Gloucestershire Council is different:

We trust our team to work in the way which allows them to make the biggest difference and we continue to invest in technology to help staff do their jobs to the best of their ability and celebrate innovation.

We invest in the careers of our people and we are recognised for the quality, breadth and depth of our training and development offer, which helps our people make the greatest long-term difference in their work.

What we need from you:

A recognised teaching qualification at level 3 or 4, relevant to teaching adults.

Experience in adult or further education teaching, community development work, information, advice and guidance, organising learning opportunities in a variety of contexts.

Networking and interpersonal skills to develop and maintain positive and effecting working relationships at all levels through both verbal and written means.

The ability to make effective decisions to organise work to agreed deadlines either as a member of team or working alone.

Have project management skills and be able to supervise and support the work of adult learning tutors/volunteers in a relevant area of work.

Our teams at South Gloucestershire Council are making a real difference to the lives of people who live, work and learn here.

• We're working with the most vulnerable in our community to help them achieve what they want in life

• We're investing in our schools to ensure every child and young person in South Gloucestershire achieves their full potential.

We've achieved a great deal, but we need talented and dedicated people to ensure we continue to make a difference.

Closing Date: 05/06/2020

Disclosure and Barring Service

Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

For further information please contact Jane Thomas (Strategic Lead Community learning) on 01454 864687 or via Email: jane.thomas2@southglos.gov.uk

We’re making a difference: be part of it!

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