Workers Educational Association Scotland
Workers Educational Association Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC039239

The Workers’ Educational Association is a unique charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. We have a clear mission and a strong social purpose. Since 1903 we have been providing disadvantaged adults opportunities to return to learning and to improve life chances.

Current vacancies

Reach Out Project Education Co-ordinator (Advocacy and Support)

  • Part time
  • £25,586 – £27,483 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 7th January 2019

Summary description

Through support from the Big Lottery Fund, the WEA has an exciting new opportunity for a Project Worker to join its Reach Out Project staff team in Aberdeen. This new role, while contributing directly to the project’s educational programme, also has the key focus of providing individual advocacy and support to project users, to include; identifying individual learner pathways within the project; effective signposting to external agencies for help with specific issues; providing advocacy and support to learners in range of settings – e.g. attending college for the first time, negotiating the benefits system etc..

Description

The Workers’ Educational Association is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. We have a strong sense of social purpose, dedicated to bringing great teaching into the heart of local communities. In Aberdeen our well-established Reach Out Project offers a wide range of learning opportunities to some of the City’s most vulnerable adults – those with mental health issues, those going through the Criminal Justice System, those with substance misuse issues, the long term unemployed and those with learning disabilities/difficulties.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification when completing your application to ensure that you include all relevant information about yourself.

To apply for this role, you will need to submit a completed application form. Please ensure that you put the job code in your application.

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Financial Support Assistant (FSA)

  • Part time
  • £18,124 – £20,142 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd December 2018

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Finance Team reporting to the Finance Manager in Scotland but linking in to the wider finance team based in Edinburgh.

The role is to assist with all aspects of financial analysis and financial support, carry out day to day processing tasks and maintain accurate financial records. The post-holder will ensure timely and accurate processing of the finance tasks.

The post holder must have strong IT skills with particular emphasis on Excel. A knowledge of MS Office products is important to carry out the requirements of the post. The post holder must be numerate and able to produce timeous and accurate work as required.

We offer generous terms and conditions including 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension scheme – subject to eligibility. Please note holiday entitlement, including bank holidays is pro rata for part time post.

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Education Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,586 – £27,483
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th December 2018

WEA have an exciting opportunity for a Education Coordinator with a focus on STEM role is to assist the Association in attaining educational excellence, sustainability and a positive profile by planning, preparation, delivery and evaluation of innovative, high quality, learner-focussed educational programmes.

The Workers’ Educational Association is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. We are a charity with a strong sense of social purpose, dedicated to bringing great teaching into the heart of local communities. All our educational provision is developed with this in mind and our courses can be set up almost anywhere – for example in clubs, community centres, village halls, schools or where people work.

The post-holder promotes the Association through creation and maintenance of relevant networks and partnerships to achieve new business, contributing to a positive, engaging and rewarding workplace. Association courses are taught and organised by a team of dispersed tutors and staff, sometimes working remotely and flexibly. This requires close and co-operative working relationships with tutors, staff, partners and volunteers for the benefit of current and future learners. Areas of specialism and educational focus will be specified according to the project or thematic focus.

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