We are looking for an experienced manager to lead our high performing Love to Learn education team and continue to change the lives of young refugees. The Head of Love to Learn is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the team, increasing our successful fundraising, raising awareness about our work and ensuring that we provide the best outcomes for the young people we work with and their families, in an increasingly difficult environment for refugees and asylum seekers.
About Katherine Low Settlement
Katherine Low Settlement is a charity that has been serving the communities of Battersea and Wandsworth since 1924. We are dedicated to building stronger communities and enable people to challenge and find ways out of poverty and isolation.
We run a range of our own community projects to support children, young people and their families, older people and refugee communities. We recognise there are many other expert local charities and community groups working with, for example, disabled people and mental health users. We invite them to operate from our premises – so together as partners we can meet the diverse needs of the local communities of Wandsworth. Each week we work with 45+ charities supporting more than 1,100 people.
Visit our website (pls google it!)
About KLS and Love to Learn
KLS' Love to Learn education team was established in 2004. The team provides a range of high-quality education services for 250+ refugee children, young people and their families including befriending and mentoring support, advocacy and casework, homework clubs, GCSE study groups, trips and activities. The aims are to broaden their educational experiences, improve educational outcomes and confidence, and support their aspirations. 9 p/t staff are supported by a fantastic team of 100+ committed volunteers.
Key Objectives for this Role
- Provide clear leadership and management to all aspects of our Love to Learn project
- Manage a fantastic team of staff and volunteers
- Monitor and evaluate the project to ensure it provides in the most effective way to meet client needs, in terms of cost and quality
- Manage and develop the budget and finances; whilst securing its financial viability by fundraising
More information about the role is the job application pack (pls download it!). You can also contact Aaron Babrour, our CEO, for an informal chat about this post (his contact details are in the job application pack).
Please complete our job application form, equal opportunities form and self-declaration and disclosure form and return to Filsan Osman either by email (our preference and found in the job application pack) or post to Katherine Low Settlement, 108 Battersea High Street, London SW11 3HP.
Closing Date for Applications: 3rd February 2020 – 9.00am deadline
1st Interview Date: 12th February 2020
2nd Interview Date: 19th February 2020
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.