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Senior Programme Manager - Community - MGT3

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£39,513.00 - £42,391.00
Queens Road Learning Centre, 97 Queens Road, Walthamtow, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
14/10/2019 at 12:15 PM
Vacancy Description

Senior Programme Manager - Community MGT3

Adult Learning Service

Ref: WFALS (Put this ref on application when applying)

Management Spine Scale 3 £39,513.00 - £42,391.00 (Including London Weighting)

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and committed professional to lead our Community Learning Provision.

The successful applicant will take responsibility for the management and development of a high quality, relevant and accessible Community Learning offer.  Our Community Learning programme provides adults of all ages with opportunities to improve their confidence, gain new knowledge, develop new skills and re-engage with learning.  It includes courses, workshops and activities in a range of subjects including arts & crafts, digital inclusion, personal development and health & wellbeing. The area of responsibility also covers Family Learning and ESOL community projects.

You will need the skills, knowledge and experience to:

  • develop a programme of activities that meets the needs of the local community and service priorities to engage residents from identified target groups
  • lead, motivate and successfully manage and develop your team
  • ensure the effective monitoring, reporting and improvement of learner outcomes including evidencing personal development, improved wellbeing and progression to further study, volunteering and employment
  • promote the service at a local and strategic level engaging with funders and community & voluntary organisations and other stakeholders

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service is the local authority’s direct provider of adult and community education and work-based training.  Officially rated as “Good” following our OFSTED inspection in July 2016.    


Closing Date is:                              Wednesday 10th October 2019

Start Date:                                      28th October 2019 or asap


For an application form and further details please visit our website at:

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.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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