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Senior Programme Manager English, Maths & Employability

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£37,602 - £40,342
Queens Road Learning Centre, 97 Queens Road, Walthamtow, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/04/2017 at 23:30 PM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service is the local authority’s direct provider of adult education and work-based training. Officially rated as “Good” following our OFSTED inspection in July 2016, we are on a journey to “Outstanding.”

To ensure we are successful in the next stage of our journey we are looking to appoint an accomplished Senior Programme Manager for our English, Maths, Employability, IT and Business provision.

If you are passionate about delivering an outstanding customer experience and helping learners reach their full potential then this is the role for you!

This is a key leadership role within the service and it is essential that you can demonstrate the ability to lead quality improvement strategies designed to improve student success and progression, together with the ability to work with and motivate others. The successful applicant will be responsible for the organisation and delivery of a range of high quality English, Maths, Employability, IT and Business programmes with a particular focus on embedding core skills (functional skills and employability) across vocational provision.

 You will have worked at management level and be able to:

  • plan and organise a programme of courses

  • provide day to day operational management of the programme

  • ensure delivery of high quality teaching, learning and assessment, and drive quality improvement

  • monitor and evaluate the programme ensuring a balance of provision consistent with the needs of the local community and service priorities

  • manage a diverse teaching team through regular team meetings, CPD and appraisal processes

  • effectively manage budgets

  • prepare reports using statistical information as required

All applications to be sent to:


Closing Date: Friday 21st April 2017 at 23:30pm

Interviews to be held: Week commencing Monday 1st May 2017

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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