Programme Area Manager (Outreach and partnerships: RBKC and Outreach)
Salary:£41,968 to £46,803 per annum (It is our policy to normally appoint at the bottom of the salary scale) Salary Scale AOC (spine points from 35 to 39 )
Hours:36 hours per week including occasional Saturdays
Closing Date:Monday 26th February 2024
About Morley College London
Established in 1889, and with our roots stretching back even further, Morley College London is one of the country's oldest and largest specialist providers of adult education. We provide long-term, sustainable and affordable programmes of lifelong learning across three centres – North Kensington, Chelsea and Waterloo – including 16-19 provision at North Kensington and Chelsea.
As one of only nine Specialist Designated Institutions (SDIs) in the UK, we serve more than 17,000 students through a coherent, student-centred course offer, underpinned by our mission to empower individuals and strengthen communities through education in Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences. Whether studying for personal development and well-being, to gain essential skills (English, Maths, IT), to access higher education, or for career development or change, our vision is for ambitions to be inspired and achieved through learning.
Following Morley College’s merger with Kensington and Chelsea College in February 2020, the College is reshaping its curriculum and professional service teams to facilitate an ambitious plan for development and growth. As the UK looks to a post-COVID recovery, Morley College London is more determined than ever before to support Londoners to learn, and so we’re looking for applications from talented individuals with energy and enthusiasm.
As well as joining a creative, innovative leading London College focused on social justice and providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities for all, there are plenty of other rewards for working at Morley College London:
- Generous annual leave allowance (30 days, more for teaching staff) plus Bank Holidays
- Christmas closure period
- Excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions
- Access to an employee retail savings platform, offering significant discounts at most major retailers
- 100% discount on the cost of undertaking a Morley course of your choice
- Season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme
- On site cafeterias
- A busy events calendar, offering you the chance to attend regular Morley creative exhibitions, student awards, dances, concerts and more
- A lovely work environment, surrounded by creative arts, music and friendly, helpful colleagues
About the Role
Are you passionate about making a real impact within your community through education and outreach? Do you thrive on connecting with diverse audiences and empowering individuals to access valuable resources and opportunities?
If yes, the Community Learning department has an amazing opportunity for a Programme Area Manager who is passionate, motivated, and imaginative to join the team at our Stockwell centre. Your work will directly contribute to improving the lives of community residents by connecting them with valuable educational opportunities.
You will be instrumental in broadening our reach, building strategic partnerships, and improving overall programme effectiveness. You will support the Head of school: Community Learning in developing and implementing outreach initiatives, cultivating relationships with key stakeholders, and managing partnerships that support the college mission and goals.
To excel in this role, you should have:
- A deep passion for community development and education
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong organisational and event planning abilities.
- The capacity to connect with diverse audiences.
- Empathy and patience in guiding individuals toward educational choices.
- Knowledge of community resources and networks
Returning your Application
Completed application forms must be received by 9am on Monday 26th February 2024. Late applications will not be considered.
Please email your application to email@example.com quoting the reference number.
Please note that applicants must apply using the application form and CVs will not be considered. We are happy to accept applications in alternative formats from applicants, who, for reasons of disability, may find it difficult to fill in our standard form. Please contact the People Operations team by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 020 7450 1811 for further details.
Morley College London is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at all time. As such we undertake safeguarding checks on the suitability of all prospective staff, including their online presence and social media accounts. It is a requirement that all successful candidates disclose all social media platform accounts that they hold
If applicable -Please note, it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activities relevant to children.
Morley College London is an Equal Opportunities employer. The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.