Head of Sea Cadet Learning Development

Location: MSSC HQ, London SE1 7JW

Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum, depending on experience

Contract: Permanent, fulll time

Interested in working in learning development for a youth development charity where we change lives?  This could be the role for you.  

The role: We are looking for an experienced strategic thinker, to lead on all Sea Cadet learning development to help the charity provide the high quality learning, training and other development activities to support our amazing Volunteers and Cadets.

As Head of Sea Cadet Learning development you will lead on the development of innovative training, from defining the need for training to implementation, ensuring we deliver a high impact experience for our Sea Cadets and support our volunteers in the delivery of that experience as well as ensure that everything we produce is of the highest quality from each package of learning to every learning publication.

Who are we? We are a vibrant and growing charity delivering life changing nautical adventure and fun for young people through the Sea Cadets.  We aim to give young people nationwide the best possible head start in life by building life skills to help provide a brighter future. This is an exciting time for the charity and we need top talent like you to come aboard and help us realise our goals and maximise our impact.

What we’re looking for?  If you’re an organised, efficient, pro-active manager or current Head of this could be the role for you.  We’re looking for someone who has;

  • Experience and knowledge of informal learning, youth or education programmes within the charitable sector
  • Experience of working with volunteers training and development
  • Experience in developing, implementing and evaluating programmes of activity for young people
  • Experience in programme needs analysis and designing innovative learning solutions
  • A strong background in leadership and management, with the ability to lead, manage, motivate and develop your team
  • Proven experience in strategic development, both contributing to and shaping strategy.

To arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Director of Sea Cadet Learning on by email: hwilliams@ms-sc.org.

Applications should consist of a CV and supporting statement. Without these documents, we will sadly be unable to consider your application.

We also request all candidates to complete an equal opportunities form (available below) and send this to us along with your application.

Please email applications to recruitment@ms-sc.org . Alternatively, please print out and post your completed application form to Zivile Tervydyte, The Marine Society and Sea Cadets, 202 Lambeth Road, London SE1 7JW.

Closing date for applications: 9am on 27 August 2019.

First round interviews: week beginning 2nd of September 2019.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Recruitment Pack

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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