New Project Officer for St Peter’s College starts

26th February 2016

The Diocese is delighted to announce that Graham Sandersfield has been appointed as the new Project Officer for St Peter’s College. He will be working two days a week on the initial phase of the St Peter’s College initiative.  The role is for two days a week over a 12 month period.

As a Sheffield resident and member of St Thomas Crookes, Graham already brings knowledge of the Diocese to the role.  He currently works in a sports development role for an international Christian charity and also as a consultant developing online learning solutions for a variety of clients. Prior to that he has worked for 16 years as Head of Operations for a children’s activity provider, delivering high quality programmes for children and young people.  Graham has  a BSc degree and a diploma in business management and a PRINCE2 project management qualification which makes him a Registered Practitioner.

Graham’s role will be to work with the Director of Formation for Ministry and the Diocesan Communications Manager on the concept, brand and practicalities of creating St Peter’s College.  This will include the scoping and design of a website, including a Virtual Learning Environment  to represent St Peter’s.  Graham will lead on the design and populating of the website and the creation of publicity materials for both the ‘vision’ of the College and the courses starting in September 2016.  He will also organise the integration and cross-branding of St Peter’s College across all the current courses, this will involve working with course leaders where there is already a clear brand.  He starts on 1 March and will be based in Church House, Rotherham two days a week until March 2017.

On being appointed, Graham said:

"I am delighted to be joining the team involved in developing this modern approach to learning and I look forward to seeing the people of God strengthened to serve in many different ways.  With any project like this, I feel it’s really important to listen throughout to learners, course leaders and other stakeholders to make sure we are meeting their needs."

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