Fixed term: Until August 2022
Interview date: To be confirmed
In this exciting new role, you will develop an efficient, sustainable and responsive adult learning offer, which utilises the council’s adult education budget to meet local economic and social priorities and the current and emerging needs of the city’s learners.
About the role
The council has a direct contract with the Education and Skills Funding Agency for adult education. Responsibility for adult learning sits within the Education and Skills Team, Families, Children and Learning Directorate. This role will be based in Hove Town Hall, although currently the team are working from home.
The councils adult learning offer must complement the relevant council strategies relating to education and skills. These include the City Employment and Skills Plan and Economic Strategy.
The council’s adult and community learning service was rated Good by Ofsted in February 2020.
You will have experience of developing and managing a successful and agile adult learning service.
It is not a necessary part of the recruitment process, but If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role to help you to decide if you should apply, please email Carla.Butler@brighton-hove.gov.uk, Head of Employment and Skills.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.