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Programme Manager - Access to Education

About the role

Full Time - 36 hours per week to be served over 39 weeks per year.

The Access to Education Service provides individual and small group teaching to pupils who are out of school. We provide education for pupils aged 5-16, many of whom have medical, complex SEN needs and/or challenging behaviour. The teaching may take place in the students' home or in a variety of settings within North West Surrey. We are currently recruiting a Programme Manager to support the education of the pupils.

We are looking for a Programme Manager to monitor provision and manage a team of people, who :

  • Is able to manage a team and work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Is able to work flexibly both on their own and as part of a team
  • Can engage and build strong effective relationships with all partners and the wider community
  • Is confident using Office software and data management systems
  • Is able to communicate effectively both in writing and orally
  • Has knowledge of school systems
  • Is able to maintain a professional and approachable manner when dealing with adults and pupils

If you have experience of working with vulnerable children and young people and have IT skills (preferably with knowledge of data management) we would welcome your application.

Successful candidates will be expected to travel extensively around the NW Surrey area, including Runnymede, Woking and Surrey Heath. You must therefore have a full driving licence and the use of a vehicle. Our NW office is based in Woking.

For more information, please find the full job description attached at the bottom of this advert.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional information

Contact details

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Helen Larner on or email.

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 23rd February 2020 with interviews to follow.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit My Benefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

Programme Manager - Access to Education

Surrey County Council

Published on 23 Feb 2020