Westminster Adult Education Service

Digital Careers Coach - Fixed Term until March 2024

London (Central), London (Greater)
£35,298 - £39,117 per annum depending on current salary, skills and experience
25 May 2022
09 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

36 hours per week – Fixed Term until March 2024

Westminster City Council is committed to creating a City for All where people are born into a supportive and safe environment, grow and learn throughout their lives, build fantastic careers in world-leading industries. Westminster Adult Education Service is the City Council’s adult education service and the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest nationally.   

We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our qualification courses, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community-based provision. We work to adapt to the changing needs of our communities – resulting in a dynamic atmosphere where ambition, diversity and creativity are celebrated. We are on our journey to outstanding and want someone who shares our vision of attaining excellence to join our passionate and highly skilled leadership team.  

If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you.    

The Role: 

The Greater London Authority have initiated new Mayor Academies and Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) has been awarded the Digital Hub Academy in Westminster, London.  This is an exciting opportunity to join an organisation which is working with individuals, partners and employers to upskill and develop talent to enter the world of tech, digital and computing.

About You:

This role will be pivotal in not only developing the work of the Hub but also supporting the careers and employment opportunities of individuals.

If you want an opportunity to be involved in working with the tech industry and supporting and developing people to get into these roles, then this is the job for you.

You need to be able to research information, support advice and guidance and seek out opportunities finding creative solutions to daily tasks and approaches.  As this is a start-up role you will be prepared to take on this challenge.

This role may suit an individual looking to get into careers education or someone that has been working in the employment sector.  Training for formal qualifications will be given, where required.

What we offer: 

We are passionate about our aim to be an inclusive workplace for all that reflects the communities we serve, and we believe everyone is valued.   

We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds, including BAME, LGBTQ+ and those with hidden or visible disabilities.       

The Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.   

The closing date to apply for this post is 9am Thursday 9 June 2022.  Interviews for this post will take place on Tuesday 14 June at our Lisson Grove Centre.

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/2002.

A Basic DBS is required for this post.

CV’s will not be accepted for this post.

Please apply via the link

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