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Foundation of Light, the registered charity of Sunderland Football Club aims to make learning and self-development fun by using the power of football. Already working with over 42,000 participants every year and employing over 180 staff, the Foundation is looking to add to its premier team.
Assistant Head of Skills 35 hours per week
The Foundation is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to fulfil a new role for the Foundation as Assistant Head of Skills.
With this vacancy being a new role, there is considerable scope for the right candidate to apply innovation, creativity and individual expertise to support the aims and objectives of the Skills team.
Through our pioneering facility, the Beacon of Light, it is the Foundation’s ambition to develop the employability of people across Sunderland, South Tyneside and County Durham through quality education and skills delivery. Working closely with the Head of Skills, you will be responsible for the line management and performance of Programme Coordinators and Leads, with a particular focus on developing and implementing a Skills wide training and development programme for staff.
You will also work closely with the Skills delivery team to ensure contract KPIs are met and communication in relation to delivery KPIs and quality is rigorously assessed and documented through approved monitoring and evaluation processes, acting as an operational contact for all Skills donors/funders.
Broader responsibilities include increasing recruitment referral partners for the delivery of Family Learning programmes, study programmes, AEB delivery and apprenticeships/traineeships, including building apprenticeship opportunities with local business partners.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Linda Hughes, Head of Skills on firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested applicants should request an application pack by sending an email to email@example.com or downloading packs from our website www.foundationoflight.co.uk. CVs are not accepted. Candidates who have not heard within six weeks of application should assume they have been unsuccessful. The closing date is 21st August 2020 with interviews taking place week commencing 1st September 2020.
Appointments may be subject to an enhanced DBS Check · Foundation of Light is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Foundation of Light · Beacon of Light · Sunderland · SR5 1SN
Tel: 0191 563 4777
Registered Charity No 1089333