Kentish Town, Greater London
£33,626 - £35,074 (including London Weighting)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is proud to be partnering with a small, vibrant charity which has supported disabled children and young people, parents and families in London for more than 30 years. Our client offers a range of services which aim to empower service users, realise their potential and maximise their community inclusion and achievement. They are now recruiting an Education and Participation Manager to oversee their further education project Leighton College, which delivers personal development, independent living, and employability courses for young adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities.

The Education and Participation Manager will manage, coordinate and develop our client’s further education and employability programmes aimed at young adults with a learning disability aged 16 - 25 years old. Overseeing a small team (including tutors, learning support assistants and volunteers), you will ensure that all programmes are delivered to the highest quality so that opportunities are maximised for young disabled people to live independently, access employment, and to participate in their local community. You will lead the development of other services to support the participation, inclusion and achievement of disabled young people and adults, and will you will work with colleagues to promote and market our client's education services to prospective learners, families and funders.

The ideal candidate for this role will have significant experience of managing the delivery of post-16 education, training or learning programmes (including accredited and functional skills programmes), and will have extensive experience of supporting and enabling young people with disabilities and SEN. You will be an exceptional communicator, with demonstrable experience of overseeing staff and managing partnerships, and will have extensive experience of monitoring and evaluating services for continued quality assurance. Overall you will be an inspiring Manager, passionate about delivering high quality education and employment services to empower young disabled people.

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity then please initially apply with a Word-formatted version of your CV, suitable candidates will then be contacted and asked to complete a supporting statement.

Interviews to take place on Friday 4th September.

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Posted on: 01 August 2020
Closed date: 23 August 2020
Job ref: HQ00177613
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker