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

Education Support Assistant

  • Part time
  • £18,486 – £20,545 pro-rata
  • North Ayrshire
  • Closing 25th November 2020

Purpose of the role:

Do you want to work somewhere that no two days are the same,

where you make a difference to people`s lives?

...And one that values yours?

Yes? Work for us - The WEA. Create real change, and be a part of something bigger

Key areas of responsibility:We have a new and exciting role for an Education Support Assistant to be based mainly in Irvine and throughout North Ayrshire.

The successful candidate will provide administrative and general support for the development and delivery of locally based adult education provision, member development and volunteer support with specific responsibility for the Syrian New Scots Employability Project.

Reporting to the Management & Governance Officer, the post holder will work closely with Education Coordinators and a range of stakeholders which are likely to include Association staff, local community organisations, Association branches and volunteers.

About you:

Our students come from every walk of life, and we want to be as diverse as they are, so we are keen to hear from candidates from minority backgrounds. However, it is not about where you have come from so much as what you can contribute: we need someone with great organisational and event management skills, a strong administrative background and the highest standard of IT knowledge. Needless to say, you will be self-motivated, team-spirited and very flexible, and you will share our passion for education as a tool of transformation.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Education Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £26,098 – £28,033 pro-rata
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 30th September 2020

We are looking for an Education Coordinator to be based mainly in the Aberdeen Office, with some flexibility around home working to be agreed, e.g. recognising COVID related restrictions. You will support the development and delivery of exciting new programmes of community based learning for adults across Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.

Key areas of responsibilities

Developing, delivering and maintaining key educational programmes, you will ensure that our students enjoy an outstanding experience. You will support and manage part time tutors, and help to identify business development opportunities. The restrictions of COVID-19 mean that much of our delivery is currently on-line, and this brings its own challenges.