Learning Manager

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19 April 2021
School for Social Entrepreneurs
Location: Flexible
Salary: £35,557 – 37,641
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Job Description

Reports to: Lead Learning Manager

Location: Flexible, can be based anywhere in the UK

Salary: Starting from £35,557 37,641, depending on experience +5% pension

Hours: 35 hours/week

Contract: Fixed term through July 2022, with the possibility of extension

Do you have an interest in social entrepreneurship and social impact? Are you looking for a role delivering high quality programmes?

The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) are looking for a Learning Manager who has great people skills, including facilitation and taking a coaching approach and who has experience of designing, planning and delivering learning programmes. The Learning Manager will take the lead in the development and delivery of a new learning programme, Heritage Trade Up, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, for leaders of heritage organisations.

This role will suit you if you are highly organised with strong multi-tasking abilities, have excellent communications skills and thrive in an autonomous work environment. It will be especially suited to you if you have an interest in and passion for the heritage sector.

School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) is a charity that supports people using entrepreneurial approaches to tackle complex social problems. We run practical learning programmes and courses to support people from all backgrounds to realise their potential and bring about lasting social and environmental change.

Our commitment to inclusion

Diversity is a fact of life. Inclusion is a choice and a practice for organisations and individuals. At the School for Social Entrepreneurs, our aim is to drive inclusion into every area and activity of what we do: from access to programmes, to grant investment, to board, staff and partnerships.

However you identify, we would like to hear from you. In our commitment to continue to diversify our teams, freelance staff and programmes, we are particularly keen to hear from those who identify as: being from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds; LGBTQ+; and those with disabilities.

If you require any reasonable adjustments during our recruitment processes, including assistance with reading this page or documents linked to below, please contact us.

To apply

To apply please send your CV (in a simple format and no more than 2 pages) and answers to the following questions: 

1. What attracted you to apply for this role?

2. What does a thriving heritage sector look like to you?

3. Why would you be an excellent learning manager for SSE?

You have the choice to answer the questions either:

In writing (max. 900 words)

A voice recording* (max. 8 minutes)

A video* (max. 8 minutes long; you can submit this in British Sign Language if you prefer)

All methods of application can be emailed to recruitment@sse.org.uk 

Title your email: ‘Learning Manager Recruitment 2021

Include your name and contact details and CV in your email.

If using a video recording, we suggest uploading to YouTube and sending a link

Title your email: ‘Learning Manager Recruitment 2021

Include your name and contact details and CV in your email.

All formats (writing/video/voice) will be assessed equally. We just want to make sure you feel comfortable using the format that works best for you. Please ensure you answer all questions. 

The deadline for submitting your application is Monday April 19th at 5pm.

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.