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Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) recently judged by Ofsted Inspection as officially good and on our way to outstanding.

We are the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We offer large and diverse programmes of further education qualification courses and employer-based training as well as an extensive community-based provision. We have a diverse, enthusiastic student community, taught and supported by well qualified, dedicated staff. Our three main centres in Westminster are all modern, easily accessible and purpose-built, offering high-quality teaching and learning facilities.

We offer excellent employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.

We advertise a range of exciting job opportunities and are seeking dynamic and passionate professionals to join our workforce.

If you feel you have the expertise for any of the advertised roles and would like to make a real contribution to our continuing success, we would like to hear from you.

Job descriptions for current vacancies, when available, can be found underneath each role advert.

Unless specified otherwise, application for any of these roles is via a formal process with applicant advice and application form available to download in sections from the bottom of this page.

If you have any queries please contact Human Resources at recruitment@waes.ac.uk.

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If you are experiencing problems downloading or have an enquiry regarding a particular vacancy please contact HR Recruitment at recruitment@waes.ac.uk quoting the relevant reference number.

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Executive Support Officer- Salary £32,593 - £36,681 per annum

  • Do you have experience providing a high level of PA / Project support at Senior Directorate level?
  • Are you a proactive individual with the ability to handle confidential information when working closely with Senior Management?
  • Do you enjoy working somewhere where no two days are the same?

If the answer to all of the above is yes, then this is the position for you.

Providing support to the office of the Principal, this role requires someone who is tenacious, confident, highly organised, uses their initiative and is proactive to ensure they’re able to work efficiently in an extremely busy and fast-paced environment.

In return, we offer excellent employee benefits including generous annual leave, a public sector pension scheme and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.

Westminster Adult Education Service is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our further education qualification courses, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community-based provision. If you want to join a team that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you. 

To Apply:

Please download the Job Description below.  Please then complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form that can be found at the bottom of the page.  Please ensure your personal statement reflects the requirements listed in the person specification.  If you are experiencing problems, please email recruitement@waes.ac.uk 

Job description

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/822 in all correspondence

Closing date:  9am Friday 13 July 2018

Assessments and Interviews will be held Friday 20 July 2018

 

 

Part Time Tutors - £27 per hour (with the opportunity to progress to £28 per hour)
Required for September 2018.

Are you passionate about lifelong learning and developing literacy, maths or IT skills in adults? Westminster Adult Education Service is looking for part-time tutors who are focused on learner achievement to deliver on our growing Basic Skills programme at venues across Westminster.

Classes are part-time, usually discrete and learners work towards nationally-recognised functional skills qualifications. We offer daytime, evening and weekend sessions from entry level up to level 2 and we also have a growing GCSE programme. Online only delivery is also available for Functional Skills For all roles, you will need to be an inspirational, flexible and motivated teacher with a minimum full level 5 teaching qualification.


English GCSE – Reference ED/WAES/807

We are seeking a tutor to deliver an English GCSE at venues in Westminster.

Literacy subject specialism and experience in delivering GCSE exams to adult in classes is essential.


Maths GCSE – Reference ED/WAES/808

We are seeking a tutor to deliver Maths GCSE classes at venues in Westminster. 

Experience in delivering GCSE exams to adults in discrete classes and a subject specialism are essential.
 
 
Functional Skills Maths – Reference ED/WAES/809

We are seeking a tutor to deliver Maths Functional Skills classes at venues in Westminster.

Experience in delivering Functional Skills from Entry to Level 2 Maths to adults in discrete classes and a subject specialism are essential.


Functional Skills English – Reference ED/WAES/810

We are seeking a tutor to deliver English Functional Skills classes at venues in Westminster.

Experience in delivering Functional Skills from Entry to Level 2 English to adults in discrete classes and a subject specialism are essential.


Functional Skills ICT – Reference ED/WAES/811
 
We are seeking a tutor to deliver IT Functional Skills classes at venues in Westminster.

Recent experience in delivering Functional Skills Entry Level, IT user Level 1 and ECDL Level 2, must be familiar with Microsoft Office 2016.


Accountancy – Reference ED/WAES/815
 
AAT Accounting and Business tutor required. Successful applicants will have:

• substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including qualification courses at levels 1 to 3;
• a recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector, preferably CTLLS or PGCE, or equivalent;
• Level 4 Diploma for Accounting Technicians or NVQ/SVQ Level 4 in Accounting (AAT will consider applications from those holding accounting degrees, or relevant, significant accounting experience); and
• a recognised assessor qualification.

Business – Reference ED/WAES/816

Business tutor required to teach groups of adults. Successful applicants will have:

• substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including qualification courses at levels 1 to 3;
• a recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector, preferably CTLLS or PGCE, or equivalent;
• a minimum of a level 3 qualification in their specialist subject (higher level qualification desirable);
• extensive professional experience; and
• a recognised assessor qualification.

Teacher Training– Reference ED/WAES/821
 
Part-time hourly-paid teacher trainers required from September 2018 to deliver teacher training, verifier and assessor qualifications to groups of adults in central London. Successful applicants will have substantial experience of delivering education and training qualifications at levels 3 and 4 to groups of adults, a full teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector at level 5 (PGCE, DTLLS, Cert.Ed. etc.), a recognised assessor qualification (A1, TAQA, etc) and an internal verifier qualification (V1, TAQA).

Health & Social Care Tutor & Assessors - £18 per hour for assessing – Reference ED/WAES/820
 

Health and Social Care assessor and tutor needed to teach and assess Health and Social Care learners at different levels. Successful applicants will have:

• Up to date CPD showing relevant Health and Social Care knowledge and experience
• Qualification in Health and Social Care at Level 3 or above
• A1 Assessor qualification or equivalent
• Teaching qualification, minimum PTLLS or equivalent

Community Learning – Reference ED/WAES/812

Looking for creative, passionate and inspiring tutors to deliver courses under Community Learning in Westminster in the following areas:

• Arts and crafts, to include: History of Art / Photography / Archaeology / Architecture / Art Walks / Literature / Textiles / Millinery / iPad Art
• Technology: Blogging / Bitcoin / Pensions and Insurance / Social and Digital Media / Smartphones / Technology (travel and tech)
• Social: Bridge
• Parenting courses: Positive Parenting / Baby massage / Signing / Baby and Yoga / Music / Creative Play
• Dance, yoga and fitness: Bollywood dancing / Ballroom / Zumba / Get Fit Stay Fit
• Gardening: Balcony to table-top

Teaching qualification, minimum PTLLS or equivalent
This post requires a DBS.

Family Learning – Reference ED/WAES/813

We are looking for experienced Part Time Family Learning Tutors to deliver a number of workshops and short courses delivered in either primary schools, community centres, libraries and or WAES main site venues. You will have a working knowledge of various aspects of the core primary school curriculum, Maths, English and Science and preferably a cross-curricular approach. Experience in delivering bespoke Family Learning Courses is desirable.

Teaching qualification, minimum PTLLS or equivalent
This post requires a DBS.

Floristry – Reference ED/WAES/814

To teach Floristry subjects to groups of adults. Please note that some classes run on weekday evenings and Saturday daytimes.
Successful applicants will have:

• substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including qualification courses;
• a recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector, preferably CTLLS or PGCE, or equivalent;
• a minimum of a level 3 qualification in Floristry (higher level qualification desirable);
• professional experience as a florist; and
• a recognised assessor qualification (desirable).


Hair and Make-up – Reference ED/WAES/817

Tutors required to teach a range of accredited and non-accredited courses to groups of adults in central London. Successful applicants will have:

• Substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including qualification courses;
• a recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector, preferably CTLLS or PGCE, or equivalent;
• a minimum of a level 3 qualification in their specialist subject (higher level qualification desirable);
• extensive professional experience; and
• a recognised assessor qualification (desirable).



Ceramics (Throwing) – Reference ED/WAES/819


Tutor required to teach wheel-throwing to groups of adults in central London. Please note that excellent wheel-throwing skills are essential for this role.

Successful applicants will have substantial experience of teaching ceramics to groups of adults, including qualification courses (levels 1 and 2); wide experience as a ceramicist/ceramic artist, a degree-level ceramics qualification (desirable – minimum level 3) and a recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector at level 3 (minimum PTLLS or equivalent).
 
 

To Apply

 
Please download the relevant Job Description below. Please then complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form that can be found at the bottom of the page. Please ensure your personal statement reflects the requirements listed in the person specification. Please also ensure you quote the relevant reference number.
 
 
Job Description Part Time Teacher Training 

When you have completed your application, please email it to recruitment@waes.ac.uk. Please ensure you also send the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

If you have any queries in relation to these posts, please email recruitment@waes.ac.uk

Please note, CV’s will not be accepted for these posts.

Closing date for these posts is 12pm Friday 13 July 2018.

Interviews for these posts will be held in July and August with a required start date in September 2018.

These posts may close earlier if suitable candidates are found.

 
 

ICT Manager – Full Time - £45,387 - £48,237 per annum

 
Excellent employment benefits including generous annual leave, a public sector pension scheme and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.

Westminster Adult Education Service is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our further education qualification courses, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community based provision. If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you.

Reporting to the Assistant Principal Business Support Service, the ICT Manager is responsible for the customer experience of 5,000 learners and large staff group across multiple sites.

The ICT Service Manager must possess excellent organisational skills to ensure continuity of the service. The IT Manager must have a commitment to best practice in the delivery and implementation of WAES policies and procedures; whilst promoting a culture of excellence in communication and service delivery.

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for the IT Strategy, a front line team and cross service responsibilities including safeguarding matters relating to on-line security. The post holder must have the ability to work at strategic level, understand the operational service management demands and is required to contribute to the hands-on daily routine when necessary.

The post-holder will be expected to work closely and effectively with Westminster City Council and, when required, report to Executive Board and Governors; as well as other external agencies as necessary.

This is a great opportunity to be part of an exciting forward thinking Adult Education Service in the heart of Westminster.

 
 

To Apply:

 
Please download the Job Description below. Please then complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form that can be found at the bottom of the page. Please ensure your personal statement reflects the requirements listed in the person specification. If you are experiencing problems, please email recruitment@waes.ac.uk
 
 
Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/823 in all correspondence

Closing date: 9am Monday 9 July 2018

Assessments and Interviews will be held on Monday 16 July 2018 (whole day)

Candidates who are shortlisted will be asked to prepare a presentation before they attend the assessment day. The topic of the presentation will be given in advance to successful candidates.

 

Course Leader – AAT (0.5fte)
Salary Range: £10,041 - £16,910 Actual Salary for 18 hours per week

 
 
Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) recently judged by Ofsted Inspection as officially good and on our way to outstanding is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We offer a large and diverse programme of further education qualification courses and employer-based training as well as extensive community based provision. We have a diverse, enthusiastic student community, taught and supported by well qualified, dedicated staff. Our three main centres in Westminster are all modern, easily accessible and purpose built, offering high quality teaching and learning facilities.
 
We offer excellent employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.
 
An innovative course leader is required to teach on and lead our AAT Accounting programme.
We are looking for someone who has exciting ideas and proven teaching and assessing experience. Successful applicants will have:
 
• substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including qualification courses at levels 1 to 3;
• a recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector, preferably CTLLS or PGCE, or equivalent;
• Level 4 Diploma for Accounting Technicians or NVQ/SVQ Level 4 in Accounting (AAT will consider applications from those holding accounting degrees, or relevant, significant accounting experience); and
• a recognised assessor qualification.
 

To Apply:

 
Please download the Job Description below. Please then complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form that can be found at the bottom of the page. Please ensure your personal statement reflects the requirements listed in the person specification. If you are experiencing problems, please email recruitment@waes.ac.uk

 
Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/824 in all correspondence

The closing date for this post is 9am Friday 13 July 2018
Interviews for this post will be held at the end of July beginning of August
 
 
 

Course Leader – Business (0.5fte) – Fixed Term until 31 August 2019
Salary Range: £10,041 - £16,910 Actual Salary for 18 hours per week

 
Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) recently judged by Ofsted Inspection as officially good and on our way to outstanding is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We offer a large and diverse programme of further education qualification courses and employer-based training as well as extensive community based provision. We have a diverse, enthusiastic student community, taught and supported by well qualified, dedicated staff. Our three main centres in Westminster are all modern, easily accessible and purpose built, offering high quality teaching and learning facilities.
We offer excellent employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.
A course leader is required to teach on and lead our Business programme, delivering courses at levels 1 to 3 and supporting a small team of part-time tutors. Successful applicants will have:

• substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including qualification courses at levels 1 to 3;
• a recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector, preferably CTLLS or PGCE, or equivalent;
• a minimum of a level 3 qualification in their specialist subject (higher level qualification desirable);
• extensive professional experience; and
• a recognised assessor qualification.
 
 

To Apply:

 
Please download the Job Description below. Please then complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form that can be found at the bottom of the page. Please ensure your personal statement reflects the requirements listed in the person specification. If you are experiencing problems, please email recruitment@waes.ac.uk

 
Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/825 in all correspondence

The closing date for this post is 9am Friday 13 July 2018
Interviews for this post will be held at the end of July beginning of August

 
 

Volunteering means donating your time to help good causes and other people.  Some people volunteer to learn a new skill or to meet new people, others want to get work experience or a reference. Many simply want to build their confidence and have fun.

WAES offer an exciting range of volunteering opportunities. You don’t even need to be a WAES student to apply but you do need to be over 18 years old.

Please register and apply for WAES opportunities at via this page or via the do-it website using this link.
If you are interested in volunteering with WAES, please complete this form and send it to recruitment@waes.ac.uk unless otherwise specified.

To find out more about volunteering in the City of Westminster visit their webpage or for national opportunities click here.

When you have applied for one of our positions we will invite you to attend a short interview to ensure you are the right person for the role and so that we can understand what you want out of the opportunity.

Current volunteering opportunities

 

Westminster Adult Education Service WAES is seeking volunteers in the following areas of the organisation:

  • Classroom assistants
  • Vocational areas
  • Support areas
  • Community assistants

To apply for one of these positions please complete the Volunteer Application form available from the Downloads section below. Completed applications should be directed to Ken Cooper (kcooper@waes.ac.uk) as should any questions and queries about the positions.
 
 
 
 

 

 

Are you interested in becoming a governor?

Do you have an interest in education and training?

Do you want to help young people and adults of today develop into active and successful members of the community?

 

If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

 

We are looking for individuals with strong business acumen and a passion for education to join our Board of Governors and contribute to our drive to continue improving services for our learners and the local community.

 

All applications will be considered but we are currently particularly keen to recruit individuals with specific skills,

knowledge and experience in:

  • property development and planning

  • professional and financial Services

  • working with businesses

 

As a member of our Board you will have the opportunity to help shape our mission, strategic direction, values and ethos. The Governor Recruitment Pack (click to view) gives a brief insight to the organisation and information on how to apply via the application form (click to download). We look forward to hearing from you.

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