The Social Enterprise Academy helps thousands of people to develop themselves and their organisations so that they can change the world for the better. We are looking for a Learning and Development Manager to be part of our Global Learning Lab.
The Learning Lab catalyses innovative, high quality, accredited learning and development programmes through our global community of facilitators, staff and partners. This role is crucial to the Learning Lab, providing specialist learning and development expertise to ensure we remain at the forefront of designing and delivering transformational learning experiences. This is an exciting time for the Social Enterprise Academy as we continue to move more of our programmes online, review and refine our product offer and build our Community of Practice.
Having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important for us as having the right experience and skills. We appreciate that the best person might not have all the listed criteria yet, so if you feel your experience and skills will help you to make a great contribution in this role and you have the right mind-set, we would welcome an application from you.
- Lead on the coordination and input into the design and development of new Academy learning programmes and resources, driven by the needs of Academy Hubs, ensuring they are aligned with the Academy learning methodology and principles
- Guide and provide input into the development of existing Academy products that require support from the Global Learning Lab to be adapted or refreshed to meet particular needs of learners across our Global Hubs
- Work directly with Learning Facilitators to brief and support them to deliver Academy programmes effectively and in accordance with Academy methodology and approach
- Gather and share research, blogs, evidence and best practice models and approaches to keep the Academy at the leading edge of learning and development on our thematic specialisms and inform the design of Academy programmes
For a full set of criteria please download the recruitment pack from our website.
Social Enterprise Academy profile:
We are a social change organisation: we exist to support people who are stepping forward to affect positive social change, wherever they may be. We exist to support the many, not the few.
In many social change contexts, people assume that if one is provided with business advice and investment, social entrepreneurship will emerge. We believe that there is a third element – equally important - the provision of transformational learning and development. Our learning programmes focus on the development of practice: the practice of leadership and the practice of entrepreneurship. We support people to turn up as their best selves.
With a 16 year track record of successful delivery in Scotland, the Social Enterprise Academy has been sharing its business and learning delivery models for the past 7 years with international partners through a social licence approach.
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