Adult Education Officer - Part Time


Adult Education Officer - Part Time


Do you have a background in Adult Education? Are you passionate about playing a key role in ensuring that those furthest from the labour market receive good quality training programmes? If so, Lincolnshire County Council's Adult Skills & Family Learning Service may have the role for you.

We are looking for someone with a proven track record of success; with demonstrable experience of contract monitoring as well as organising courses in the community to join us as an Adult Education Officer (Part-Time 18hrs).

PLEASE NOTE: This recruit is a CV only application processes and as such it is imperative that your covering letter clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role (as set out in the attached Job Description) and what you feel you can bring to this role, Adult Skills & Family Learning Service and the wider County Council.

About You

As an Adult Education Officer (INTERNALLY - Project Officer – Community Learning ), you will need to have relevant experience of working in curriculum and contract management, delivery of Adult Learning programmes, plus an understanding of local and national Adult Learning issues.

Coupled with;

  • Ideally educated to NVQ Level 4 or equivalent OR with suitable industry experience.
  • Minimum of Level 3 Adult Teaching Qualification (PTLLS or equivalent)
  • Level 4 Observation of Teaching and Learning Qualification is desirable.
  • Suitable ICT skills (Microsoft Office)

On an individual basis you will be expected to work and think independently, make decisions, escalate areas of concern and where necessary participate in and lead 'difficult conversations'. It goes without saying that to achieve this you will need to be skilled at building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships.

About the Role/Team

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the engaged, proactive, forward thinking and supportive Adult Skills & Family Learning Service that provides over 6,000 training places each year.

You will join this busy team where you will support the planning and delivery of a wide range of adult learning opportunities, in response to identified priorities and requirements in a given geographical area. 

The service also directly delivers Family Learning programmes in schools and children's centres providing opportunities for parents and carers to refresh their skills so that they are better able to support their children. Information on the training providers we work with and the programmes we offer can be found on the 2aspire website:

About us

We are one of the largest county councils in the UK. We lead the way in many of our service areas from Children's Services to Highways. Our environment is supportive and we are ambitious for both the people who work here and the residents of the county.

Working with us, you can enjoy a salary of  £25,991 - £28,672 Pro-Rata  along with; flexible working patterns, generous annual leave on top of public and bank holidays, a cycle to work scheme, contract car hire scheme, family friendly policies and an excellent pension scheme. We recommend reading the employee benefits brochure before submitting an application.

Applications Close on 18/01/2021 and interviews will be held 11/02/2021.

If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact Tracie Charles at or

If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our other current vacancies then click the following link: 

Good luck with your application.


Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check


All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire 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 our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.