Croydon is a distinctive and diverse place. Croydon is an ambitious council and we are looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual with a passion for reducing inequalities, improving health, wellbeing, occupational skills, and wants to help make
Croydon a great place to learn, work and live.
CALAT (Croydon Adult Learning and Training) is one of the largest providers of adult community education in London, and has developed a reputation for contributing to innovation across the sector and for its genuinely collaborative partnerships across Croydon.
CALAT offers a wide range of courses and Apprenticeships to thousands of adults and families within the borough. The service is a dynamic and high quality adult education provider (Ofsted Inspection - Good) which plays a key role in improving the employment and skills for learners, many of whom are new to learning.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Skills for Life Team Manager to lead on the development of the Skills for Life curriculum areas within CALAT (English & Maths, ESOL and Family Learning).
The ideal candidate will be an ambitious and highly motivated, creative individual. They will be able to demonstrate significant leadership experience within the sector and share our values and have a passion for the role that adult learning can play within diverse communities.
(Please note that if you apply for this post, your supporting statement, at the end of the online application, should demonstrate fully how you meet each criteria in the person specification and include specific examples of your relevant experience, skills and knowledge as evidence.)
Interviews: Wednesday 4 August 2021 or Friday 6 August 2021
Equal opportunities statement
Croydon Council is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We will be pleased to consider applications from candidates seeking flexible working arrangements.
As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role.
Croydon council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.