Deputy Director (Families)
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Location: Remote / Hybrid
This role is Home based with monthly travel to London (1-2 times per month), occasional travel to Newcastle and UK wide as required.
Hours per week: 37
Salary: Up to £39,300 per annum, depending on experience
About the role
Do you have a passion for lifelong learning and a commitment to social inclusion?
Are you seeking an opportunity to deliver innovative solutions that help improve the lives of families?
The Campaign for Learning is looking for a dynamic Deputy Director, who can lead on our Innovation Award programme with our partner the Fair Education Alliance and grow the reach and impact of our National Centre for Family Learning, our annual Family Learning Festival campaign, and our Family Learning Awards.
How you'll make an impact:
Leading the development of the National Centre for Family Learning (NCFL) membership association, based on stakeholder and sector needs, building reach and impact to deliver measurable results. This includes the development of innovative new products, training and services for members.
Building the NCFL’s online and media profile with support from NCFE Marketing & Communications colleagues
Identifying and raising funds through grants, sponsorship, and un-restricted income streams to sustain and grow Campaign for Learning’s family learning activities in line with the strategic plan.
Delivering the annual Family Learning Festival campaign, aligned with Campaign for Learning’s strategic plan to grow participation and secure sponsorship.
Delivering the Campaign for Learning’s annual Family Learning Awards to celebrate and promote excellence in family learning.
We would love to hear from you if you offer the following:
The ability to be creative and strategic, but also drive tactical solutions.
Experience of developing new propositions and bringing them to life
A solid track-record of building income streams to deliver new propositions.
The ability to proactively engage with and grow online communities.
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
A commitment to lifelong learning
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What will we offer you in return?
You’ll have access to a fantastic range of benefits which support your personal development and wellbeing, including:
A minimum of 25 days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays
An additional 3 days off during the Christmas closure
£200 personal development allowance annually
£400 towards any NCFE accredited qualifications annually
Two hours a month to spend on personal development
Free learning resources on our in-house 'Learning to Grow' platform
A flexible and hybrid approach to working
Westfield Health Cash Plan worth up to the value of £635
Employee Assistance Programme - including a 24/7 confidential help line and counselling sessions
Doctor Line - same day appointments
Company Pension, employer’s contribution up to 9% when you contribute 3%
Life Assurance (4 x basic salary)
Why Campaign for Learning?
Since 1997 Campaign for Learning has championed the role of lifelong learning in creating a fairer and more inclusive society. We deliver highly impactful lifelong learning campaigns, training programmes, research and delivery projects, and policy work. In 2020 we joined the NCFE charity, operating independently, but with a united core purpose and strong shared belief in the power of learning.
Campaign for Learning is part of the NCFE Group which is an educational charity and an awarding organisation with a core purpose to ‘promote and advance learning’ for a fairer society. Purposeful people drive NCFE and create a vibrant and high performing culture, ensuring that the organisation is always moving forward towards collective success with the learner at the heart of everything it does.
As a group we have ambitious levels of performance that we strive for, we have high expectations of each and every one of our talented colleagues and recognise the contribution each one makes to our success.
How to apply
Before applying, please note that we require all candidates to be able to demonstrate proof of Right to Work in the UK.
Ready to join us and shape real change? Apply with your CV and covering letter as one document if you have the commitment to excel in this position.
Closing Date: Monday 24 July 2023
Interview Date: Monday 31 July 2023
Proposed start date for this role will be beginning of September 2023
If successful in this post you will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands, and final warnings that are not protected (i.e., that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) statement
We're committed to building rich diversity into our workforce at all levels, to ensure that we understand and are representative of the communities and customers we serve.
We do not discriminate against anyone due to their gender, sexuality, race, age, religion, beliefs, identity, social background, visible or hidden disability, or neurodiversity. Instead, we pride ourselves on our collaborative, vibrant and high-performance culture which embraces everyone, celebrates uniqueness, and enables everyone's voice to be heard.
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