Education

Are you looking for a job on the frontline of bringing education within reach of those too often left behind? Are you passionate about delivering training to adults, have experience in education, and want to make an impact on your local community?

We support learners across England and Scotland – many of whom have had poor learning experiences in the past or are unable to access learning opportunities near them.

With a wide range of roles from tutors, education coordinators, administrators, and support assistants – you are sure to find a role with us where you can play a vital part in helping us.

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Quality & learner services

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Split across two teams, the Quality team ensures that our learning is of high-quality and delivers for all our learners. The team does this by designing and delivering training to our education staff and embedding best practice and is in charge of our Ofsted 𲹻徱Ա.

Our Learner Services team ensures our learners are supported at every stage of their journey with us. This might involve responding to phone calls or emails from learners and helping them to book onto and access our courses. The team also supports our teaching staff to run courses.  

With a wide range of roles, there is sure to be one for you.

Finance & ICT

Our Finance team supports us with forecasting, accounting, compliance, and project management. They also advise other directorates to manage day-to-day balance sheets to keep us on track so that we can continue to deliver learning across England and Scotland. 

Likewise, our ICT team supports the technical needs of our staff, ensuring they have what they need to be able to bring education within reach. We are currently in the midst of a digital transformation and an overhaul of our key systems and processes. 

We have a wide range of roles from MI analysts, finance business partners, project managers and system administrators working for us.

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Governance

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Good governance is fundamental to any charity’s success and is an essential team at the WEA. 

We enable and support the WEA by ensuring we are complying with the law and any relevant regulations, including the Charity Code of Conduct. As association we are also the vital link between our leadership team, trustees and council.  

Find out if there is a role for you by clicking on the button below.

Marketing, membership, income growth

Are you looking for a job with a clear purpose where no two days are the same? Then look no further, this is the department for you.  

We are a creative and analytical group split across four teams; Business Development, Communications and External Affairs, Fundraising, Membership and Volunteering, and Marketing and Digital.  

We have a wide range of roles, from Business Development Managers, Social Researchers, Event Planners, to Marketing professionals. Our role is to be the voice of the WEA and to support the organisation to extend its reach.

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People

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Are you a people person, passionate about supporting others to thrive? If yes, then join our People team and help the WEA to keep going and grow.  

Our mission is to bring education within reach, but this is only possible with our people.  

We’re a team with a wide range of roles, including HR business partners, HR advisors, and learning and development staff. We also have an internal recruitment team who manages the recruitment of core staff and tutors. 

If you enjoy working in a diverse and dynamic team and fully understand the importance of looking after people's wellbeing, career prospects and employee's rights then join us!