Northern College

Development Worker – Community Learning

Barnsley, South Yorkshire
£24,886 (pro-rata) per annum
02 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
Specialist College

Northern College has been graded outstanding in all areas by Ofsted and we are looking for someone to join the college who can contribute to our continued success.  Northern College offers a wide range of adult learning provision including; literacy, numeracy and return to study courses, an Access to Higher Education Diploma,  Higher Education courses and Trade Union Studies.  Set in beautiful parklands and with excellent facilities, Northern College for Residential Adult Education has a powerful reputation for the quality of its services.

A unique opportunity to work for an outstanding residential adult education college in the UK

Development Worker – Community Learning

Salary: £24,886 (pro-rata) per annum

Working 21.6 hours per week

Fixed term until 31 March 2020

With proven experience of working with community groups, you will work with our local authority partners to recruit learners to the college’s Community Learning programme.  You will have a good knowledge of partner organisations such as Drug and Alcohol services and Mental Health Service Providers.  You will liaise effectively with internal staff and external organisations to ensure that courses are planned to meet the needs of students and communities.  You will have knowledge of government policy on worklessness, community regeneration and engagement and you will be committed to supporting learners from disadvantaged backgrounds.

You will have a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in a relevant subject area and have a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths.  You will have excellent planning and organisational skills and be able to prioritise your workload to meet competing deadlines.  You will be committed to social purpose education, be able to solve problems in a constructive manner and have the ability to maintain professional boundaries.  You will also have a flexible approach to work to enable you to meet the needs of the college and our learners.

The benefits of working for the College include: access to the Universities Superannuation Scheme, free on-site parking, family friendly policies and opportunities for training and development.  

The closing date for applications is Friday 16 November 2018.

Interviews will be held on Monday 10 December 2018.

The Northern College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment.  We are an equal opportunities employer, applications are particularly welcome from disabled, black and minority ethnic groups as they are currently under represented within our staff group.  Northern College promotes the welfare of all students and is fully committed to safeguarding and to fulfilling its obligations under the Prevent duty.  The college expects all staff to share these commitments.

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