Bridges to Learning Project Organiser

Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Application deadline: 
Tuesday, 25 June, 2019 - 00:00
Salary Scale

Project Organiser – Bridges to Learning


Location: Newcastle


Contract type: Fixed Term until March 2020


Hours: Flexible, Full time and Part Time available


Salary: Grade 4 £25,586 (usual starting salary) - £27,483 Pro Rata


Summary description


WEA have an exciting opportunity for a Project Organiser in its partnership project, UNISON Bridges to Learning.  The Project Organiser’s role is to assist the Project Director in the achievement of targeted outputs relating to adult learning at work.  The Project Organiser will report to the Project Manager to support achievement of project outcomes.  In addition to other responsibilities and tasks, he or she will have specific responsibility for partner liaison around workshop delivery and tutor contracting and specific responsibility for WEA liaison regarding learning, learners and course delivery, centrally and in UNISON workplaces





The Workers’ Educational Association is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. We are a charity with a strong sense of social purpose, dedicated to bringing great teaching into the heart of local communities. All our educational provision is developed with this in mind and our courses can be set up almost anywhere – for example in clubs, community centres, village halls, schools or where people work.


The Bridges to Learning Partnership project is a partnership between WEA, UNISON and The Open University in the North.  It is funded by the Department for Education through its Union Learning Fund which is administered on behalf of the department by unionlearn, the TUC’s learning organisation. 


Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification when completing your application to ensure that you include all relevant information about yourself.

To apply for this role, you will need to submit a cover letter (maximum of 2 pages) which details how you meet the requirements set out in the Job Description and Person Specification together with a summary CV. 


Please ensure that your CV is emailed to prior to the closing date of midnight Tuesday 25th June 2019. Interviews are likely to take place 8th July 2019, we encourage you to apply in advance of the given closing date as we reserve the right to close this vacancy when we have received sufficient number of applications.