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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 a large and diverse programmes 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.

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.

Application

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

 * Part-time hours may require evening or Saturday work

Part Time Tutor – teacher training

Rate of Pay - £27.00 per hour (with the opportunity to progress to £28.00 per hour)

Hours: 2 posts split between Thursday and Friday daytime and Monday and Wednesday evenings

The Role

Two part-time hourly-paid teacher trainers are required from September 2017 to deliver teacher training, verifier and assessor qualifications to groups of adults in central London. Responsibilities, in addition to teaching, will include internally verifying the work of other members of the teaching team. Successful applicants will have:

  • substantial experience of teaching education and training qualifications to groups of adults, including courses at levels 3 and 4;
  • a recognised 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).

 To Apply

If you are interested, please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form that can be found at the bottom, of the page. Pleaseensure your personal statement reflects the requirements listed in the person specification for the role.

 Job Description 

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/756 in all correspondence

Closing date:  7 August 2017

Interviews will be held in August 2017

 

 

Part Time Tutors

Rate of Pay - £27.00 per hour (with the opportunity to progress to £28.00 per hour)

We are looking for experienced Tutors who are focused on learner achievement to deliver a number of courses.

For all roles you will need to be an inspirational, flexible and motivated teacher with a minimum of a full Level 5 teaching qualification and a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in your teaching specialism.

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

ESOL – ED/WAES/746

We are looking for experienced Tutors to deliver a number of ESOL courses.

Family Learning - ED/WAES/747

We are looking for experienced Part Time Family Learning Tutors to deliver a number 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 of delivering bespoke Family Learning courses is desirable.

English - Functional Skills and GCSE - ED/WAES/748
Maths - Functional Skills and GCSE -ED/WAES/749

We are looking for part time tutors to deliver on our growing English and Maths Functional Skills and GCSE programmes at venues across Westminster.

We offer daytime, evening and weekend sessions from entry level up to level 2 and we also have a growing GCSE programme.

Experience in delivering Functional Skills from Entry to Level 2 English/Maths and/or GSCE English/Maths to adults in discrete classes is essential.

 

Floristry- ED/WAES/751

Part-time hourly-paid Floristry tutor required to teach Floristry subjects to groups of adults in central London. Please note that some classes run on weekday evenings and Saturday daytimes.

Successful applicants will have professional experience as a florist; substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including qualification courses; a minimum of a level 3 qualification in Floristry (higher level qualification desirable) and a recognised assessor qualification (desirable).

Hairdressing- ED/WAES/752

Part-time hairdressing required to teach level 1 and 2 courses to groups of adults. Successful applicants will have substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including qualification courses; a recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector; a minimum of a level 3 qualification in hairdressing (higher level qualification desirable); and extensive professional experience as a hairdresser.

Accountancy -ED/WAES/753

Part-time hourly-paid AAT Accounting and Business tutor required to teach groups. Successful applicants will have substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including qualification courses at levels 1 to 3; 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.

Fashion- ED/WAES/754

Part-time fashion tutor required immediately to teach level 1, 2 and 3 qualifications to groups of adults in London at our Amberley Road Centre. Successful applicants will have substantial experience of teaching groups of adults, including teaching qualification courses; a recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector; a degree-level qualification in fashion (desirable – minimum level 3); and experience of working in the fashion industry.

 

Please state clearly in your application the areas/subjects you are able to teach and your availability.

Please quote reference number in all correspondence

If you are interested in any of these roles please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form in the downloads section at the bottom of this page.

Closing Date: Extended to 7 August 2017

Job Description (all part-time tutor roles)

Interviews will be held throughout August with a required start in September 2017

 

There are currently no apprenticeship vacancies. 

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

 
 

Talk English ESOL teacher volunteer

 
Volunteer to teach learners on Talk English Courses and help people to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.


About Talk English
Talk English is a new project which aims to help people learn English and get involved in the wider community. The Talk English project is working with people with low levels of English to help them improve their language skills, access services and get more involved in the community.


The Role
Teaching ESOL is a rewarding yet challenging experience. Focusing on the things people need to do in their everyday lives, such as going shopping, using public transport and going to the doctors, you will help learners to develop their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

Volunteering as an ESOL teacher is a great opportunity for you to gain experience and develop new skills while making a difference to peoples lives. By volunteering with Talk English you will gain experience of teaching, working as part of a team and working with learners from all over the world. You will also develop your communication, presentation and organisational skills.

Training
We offer free training courses which introduce the role and responsibilities of Talk English volunteer ESOL teachers and ESOL teaching, learning and assessment methods and resources.


To apply
Please download and complete the volunteering application form and email it to Jayne Robinson: jrobinson@waes.ac.uk

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