Job Ref: 296
Salary: £25586 to £27483 per annum
Place of work: York
Business Unit: Yorkshire & Humber
Purpose of the role:
The WEA has an exciting opportunity for a Project Organiser in Yorkshire and Humber to support the Sport England Project – Families Get Active.
Sport England is a public body that works to encourage as many people as possible to become and remain physically active. Sport England aims to support families from lower socio-economic groups to be more active, more often.
You will work closely with families, community partners and other stakeholders in the target area within the City of York to offer a programme of enticing and fun activities that we know are appealing to families and will help them to develop the confidence, resilience and skills to become more physically active together.
You will line-manage the Project Coordinator and be part of the project team which is working in York and Norwich.
Key areas of responsibility:
Work with a range of organisations engaged in the project to achieve approved purposes of the Sport England Grant, including through facilitation of Advisory Group (York)
Work with the Project Coordinator to develop project activities, ensuring that the project is established in the target communities
Establish resourcing requirements for activities within the project budget and ensure that relevant administrative procedures are followed
Working with PM, organise tutors / facilitators to support delivery, including recruitment as required
Work with partner organisations and other agencies to recruit volunteers to support the project
Provide line management support for tutors, volunteers and project staff
Organise tutor / facilitator / volunteer training as required to ensure quality assurance and policy requirements are met
Contribute to providing reports on operational outcomes where required to Steering Group and WEA
Promote the WEA and encourage student involvement / progression
Ensure that relevant administration including course / activity documentation procedures are followed, working with PM and other WEA staff
Working in partnership and/or networking with public, private and third sector agencies.
Delivering learning and related project activity.
Teaching and/or organising adult learning including creating a safe and secure learning environment.
Reporting on project outputs, outcomes & impact to funding bodies.
Successful experience in line management and ability to motivate staff to achieve targets and deadlines
Undertaking and reporting on teaching observation visits
Working in a voluntary /community sector organisation or charity.
Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Organisational skills to meet deadlines
Knowledge of Ofsted Common Inspection Framework
An active commitment to equality and diversity
Good IT skills (including use of social media platforms).
Knowledge and experience of quality assurance processes.
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