Strategic planning, collaborative partnership working and system leadership across Bristol City Council and the West of England. Business development and effective service management; looking out for and securing innovative business development opportunities, promoting our work with key leaders and partners,

Jane Taylor

Head of Service

Liaison with partners: internal teams, schools, colleges and post 16 providers; Monthly DFE reporting – Participation in Learning

Jo Grant

Interim Participation Manager

Project Manager on the WORKs project. WORKS is part of the Bristol Learning City Partnership and is building a collaboration between employers, learning providers, and local communities to develop a skilled local workforce. Working with schools to create bespoke experience of work programmes.

Karen Blong

Project Manager

I manage adult and community learning through a team of team leaders. My particular responsibilities include setting the direction and targets for the team, working with our Community Learning sub-contractors in South Gloucestershire and North Somerset, leading on quality improvement and Ofsted inspections.

Elke Hein

Adult & Community Learning Manager

I manage most of our IT systems within ESL, advertise our courses online, maintain our IT equipment and, most importantly try to improve our digital inclusion through training and guidance.

James Bruton

Team Leader - Digital

I lead on improving quality in documentation, self assessment, quality assurance in teaching and learning and providing training and support to tutors

Suzanne Beard

Team Leader: Quality, Community Learning

I manage development workers, setting and monitoring their targets and budgets. Team meetings, monthly 1-1s with all my team. I support course development and the curriculum offer, including accreditation, lesson observation, internal moderation, recruitment; approval of POs and invoices.

Angela Marshall

Team Leader Community Learning

Administrative support to Adult and Community Learning Team, including day-to-day supervision and support of Business Administrative Assistants. I oversee and monitor data and reporting to the Skills Funding Agency, logging of quality monitoring and processing of funding. Lead on HR, records, exams, H&S process.

Kerry Liddell

Operations Officer

Plan, develop and organise with partners, local community learning in North West Bristol – to meet the needs of local people. Our target group – adults with few or no qualifications and or with barriers to gaining employment. We aim to provide progression opportunities and signpost people to providers of IAG

Suzanne Gaffney

CL or LC Development Worker

Plan, develop and organise with partners, local community learning – to meet the needs of local people. Our target group – adults with few or no qualifications and or with barriers to gaining employment. We aim to provide progression opportunities and signpost people to providers of IAG

Shani Smith

Community Learning Development Worker

I run a wide range of courses for all the residents of Central & East. I focus on First & second language speakers, Healthy eating, Health & Social Care courses. I have recently organised the Syrian Resettlement programme in partnership with the Equalities Team. I am currently hoping to develop more work related courses.

Edwina Provansal

Development Worker

I do all things admin – data entry, answer the phone, update planners, print documents, scan documents, track down information, etc. I also do the occasional bit of finance on the side. I will help in various other areas when asked upon.

Scott Denby

Business Support Administrator

Set up courses in south Bristol for NEET learners. Liaise with key stakeholders to develop programmes. Attend events and meetings to market and publicise provision. Arrange bookings with venues and negotiate with tutors. Support and manage designated tutors. Manage the Roof Over My Head course

Julie St Jean Dick

Development worker

Currently developing a whole Council apprenticeship scheme and helping maintain On Site Bristol

Darren Perkins

Apprenticeships Manager

Managing a team of 6 Training Officers, responsible for the management of the construction apprenticeships and meeting ESFA contractual obligations. Staff performance, disciplinary issues with apprentices, liaising with sub-contractors and monitoring performance, attending career events and giving presentations

Ian Moore

Team Leader

Plan, organise and deliver IAG sessions for students helping them develop strategies for securing employment for their apprenticeship.   Co-ordinate inductions for new learners, develop and organise elements of our quality management, and organise our award ceremony.

Faye Johnson

Training Officer

Design, development, delivery and evaluation of employment support projects and programmes and managing the activities of the Employment Support Team.

Paul Gaunt

Employment Support Manager

I run the Ways2Work network, update spreadsheets, daily updates, newsletters, website and Facebook. I support HYPE and Work Zones. I proofread various documents for other teams and am a requistioner on ABW. I also work on jobs fairs and advice days and am the council’s ‘Social Value Subject Matter Expert’.

Lucy Perrott

Employment Development Officer

Lead & support to set up, market and run, income generating courses for the public. Managing the Stoke Lodge centre inc. building maintenance, H&S. Lead on data reporting and LearnerTrack for Community and Adult Learning. Role also includes marketing Adult Learning through website and social media.

Jenny Wilkes

Team Leader

Manage the Recruitment and Training of Volunteers at Stoke Lodge Adult Learning Centre. Responsible for increasing Venue Hire income at Stoke Lodge Adult Learning Centre. Organise CPD opportunities for Adult Learning Tutors

Louise Weller

Development Worker - Adult Learning