Services to Education Manager

Location: Home based with travel across the region.
Full Time: 37 hours per week
Salary: £34,571

We are looking for a high-energy, motivated professional to lead our specialist work with schools and colleges across the southwest peninsula

You will build positive relationships with school and college professionals to understand their needs in the career guidance curriculum (Gatsby Benchmarks, work experience, personal guidance, Quality in Careers Standard and other careers-related learning) and provide them with effective solutions that will be delivered through your team or other CSW Group teams.

You will be responsible for supporting and performance monitoring a team and liaising with other CSW Group managers to ensure agreed activities are delivered to standard and within budget constraints.

You will provide information and support to our senior management team that enables them to plan the efficient use of resources.

• Significant experience of working in the education or career guidance sector
• Experience of developing relationships with organisations and professionals to understand their needs and provide solutions
• Experience of managing people to ensure they achieve their best level of performance
• Be professional and take a customer-centric approach
• Excellent communication skills
• Evidence of working with KPI’s, deadlines and targets.

Desirable but not essential:
• Understanding of the Gatsby Benchmarks and the Quality in Careers Standard
• Understanding of issues faced by schools/colleges, young people and employers undertaking work experience
• Understanding of importance of safeguarding young people.

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Why work for CSW?
We are people developers who strive to build better futures for our customers.
We are a not-for-profit social enterprise who inspire, develop and support people, communities & organisations to make positive change through sustainable high-quality services.
Some of the key benefits of working with CSW identified by our people are:
– Flexibility, work life balance and job variety
– Strong values, team working and social and community impact
– Attractive benefits including 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, a paid charity day, a high employer contributing pension scheme, an independent employee assistance program for healthcare and welfare support and cycle to work scheme.

If you feel that you can bring something special to our team and can be part of the exciting future of this department, then we look forward to your application.

An application pack is available to download from our website
Alternatively, please e-mail Details will be made available in alternative formats upon request.

Vacancy reference: 1132
Closing date: 9am Friday 10th September

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Through its work CSW Group actively safeguard and promote the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and all employees and volunteers and others working on behalf of the company are required to share this commitment. Successful individuals will be required to undergo full vetting checks including an enhanced disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.