Clerk to the Trustees

Annualised Hours contract:  Average 7 hours per week, 42 weeks per year

Salary:    £44,936 – £50,906 fte   (pro rata £7,259 – £8,223)

The Mary Ward Settlement was founded in the 1890s ‘to provide public education and social service for the benefit of the community’.   Today it provides education and legal advice services through two centres, the Mary Ward Adult Education Centre and the Mary Ward Legal Centre.

The Trustees of the Settlement are seeking to appoint as Clerk to the Board an enthusiastic individual with outstanding organisational and interpersonal skills.  The Clerk works closely with the Warden, Senior Staff and the Chair of the Board.

Main duties include:

  •  ensuring that the Trustees operate in accordance with relevant laws and regulations
  •  arranging and minuting meetings and
  • preparing agendas and reports in a timely and accurate manner

The successful applicant will have a high standard of education and good IT skills and be able to offer flexible working with availability for evening meetings and an occasional Saturday.

Applications must be made on the Settlement’s application form which is available here

Job description and person spec available here

Information about the role and the Settlement available here

The closing date for applications is 5.30pm on Monday 5th May 2014

It is expected that interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th May 2014

PLEASE NOTE that the Education Centre is closed for two weeks from Monday 7th April, reopening on Tuesday 22nd April 2014.  Emails will be monitored periodically but if you have any queries or requests for further information about the role you may not hear back until then.   Applications may be emailed in at any time.


Curriculum Co-ordinator, Creative Arts Department

We are currently recruiting for a Curriculum Co-ordinator to join our Creative Arts Department. This post is a developmental management role supporting the Head of Department. The key function of the role is to maintain the effective running of the Department and to support the quality of the Department’s provision across the visual arts, music, dance and creative writing.

To view the Job Description please click here.

To download an Application Form please click here.

Deadline for applications: 5th May, 2014


Art and Craft tutors – Outreach Department

There are currently several vacancies available for Art and Craft tutors to work within out Widening Participation (Outreach) department.

Widening the reach of our adult education programme has always been a key part of the Mary Ward Centre’s ethos. Our aim is to provide education and learning opportunities for those who have been traditionally excluded from mainstream education, and/or who may have a negative experience of formal education. We work across all the curriculum areas but have had a predominant focus on the arts.

To view the Job Description please click here.

To apply, please download an Application Form here, specifying your area of expertise on the form.

Deadline for applications: 5th May, 2014