Learning and Development Manager Full Time

Posted: 30.01.2019    Closes: 28.02.2019    Interview Date: Asap

About the Job

Location: Sheffield

Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours per week) (fixed term contract 12 months)

Reports to: Head of Learning

Staff responsible for: 2x Learning designers

As Learning & Development Manager at Good Things Foundation you will be responsible for delivering innovative and evidence-based approaches to learning across the organisation. You’ll have a deep understanding of what learning is, from traditional skills-based course structures to learning for behavioural change.

You’ll be responsible for managing a small team of Learning user-focused content in the context of our overall curricula offer across Good Things Foundations Digital and Social Inclusions themes (for example: Essential Digital Skills, Digital Financial Capability, Digital Health Literacy, Pre Entry English Language).

Taking a creative and imaginative approach, this role will also be responsible for designing content to support the workforce developing the skills of people across the Digital and Social Inclusion themes. Including the Online Centres network (tutors and volunteers) and professionals from different sectors e.g. health and social care.

You’ll lead Good Things Foundation’s expertise in learning, drawing on best practice within pedagogy and pushing boundaries for new learning techniques, particularly in digital learning.

You’ll work closely with the Digital and Service Design Teams to design and pilot innovative new approaches to learning, firmly based on the lived experiences of learners we support. Most importantly, you’ll need to be an individual with drive, energy and passion who meets Good Things Foundation’s core values & behaviours.


  • All employees with contracts of six months or more are invited to be a Member of the Good Things Foundation Staff Owned Mutual. This gives you voting rights for Staff Board Directors and at the AGM (Annual General Meeting)
  • 30 days holiday per year
  • 10% Employer contribution to a personal stakeholder pension scheme (when you contribute 5%)
  • Up to £500 contribution for work-related training (or £200 for personal development and £300 for work-related training)

How to apply:

  1. Please read the attached Job pack which includes the Job Description and Person Specification.
  2. Download the Application Form, complete and return with your Covering Letter and CV to

We look forward to welcoming your application.

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  • Location: Sheffield
  • Start Date: 01.03.2019
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : Management Level Salary

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Good Things Foundation

Good Things Foundation

1st Floor, 1 East Parade, Sheffield, S1 2ET, UK

t: 0114 349 1666

Good Things Foundation is a social change charity that supports socially excluded people to improve their lives through digital.
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