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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.

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Part Time Tutors & Assessors - Skills for Life (English)

Rate of Pay- £25.13 per hour.

We are currently looking for experienced Part Time English Tutors who are focused on learner achievement to deliver a number of Functional Skills English classes and short English Skills builder programs with an emphasis on developing employability skills. These courses will run between March 2016 and July 2018. Experience of delivering to adults is vital and some experience of teaching ESOL learners is desirable although not essential.

The Role

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.

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/724
Closing date:  3 March 2017, 12pm
Full job description (pdf)


Course Leader – Make Up (0.5 FTE)

Salary £20,082- £33,820 Pro-rata

We are looking for a Course Leader to manage and grow our exciting Make Up department. You will have experience of teaching Make Up to level 3, professional expertise as a make-up artist (including media make up) and be able to lead the way forward, working with the Hairdressing course leaders, to create an up-to-date, contemporary folio of courses from E3 to level 4.

We are seeking a 0.5 Course Leader, although additional hours may be available on a temporary basis.

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/725
Closing date: 8 March 2017, 5pm
Full job description (pdf)

Learner Experience Administrator

£23,895 to £26,601

The Learner Experience team are looking for a motivated and experienced Administrator, preferably with experience of working within an educational environment. Specialist knowledge of learners who have learning difficulties and disabilities or require additional Learning Support would be an advantage.

The Role

You will provide an effective and efficient administrative/secretarial support service for the areas within the Learner Experience Department as directed by the Head of Learner Experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience of various ICT packages to include managing spreadsheets and updating daily key performance data sheets; in additional you must have outstanding people skills.

You must have a good educational background and a good understanding of legislative and procedural requirements linked with data collection, dissemination and storage to comply with audit requirements

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/726
Closing date: 7 March 2017
Full job description (pdf)

Part Time Tutor - Family Learning

Rate of Pay- £25.13 per hour.
Various daytime, evening and weekend hours


We are looking for experienced Part Time Family Learning Tutors who are focused on learner achievement to deliver a number workshops and short courses. These courses will run from March 2017 onwards. Experience of delivering bespoke Family Learning courses of a range of curriculum foci delivered in either primary schools/community centres/ libraries and or WAES mainsite venues. Current DBS required.

The Role

You will need to be an inspirational, flexible and motivated teacher with a minimum of a full Level 4 teaching qualification and a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in your teaching specialism. You will have to have a working knowledge of various aspects of the core primary school curriculum i.e. maths, English and Science and preferably a cross-curricular approach.

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

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/727
Closing date: 31 March 2017
Full job description (pdf)



There are currently no apprenticeship vacancies being advertised.

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 this link. If you are interested in volunteering with WAES, please complete this form and send it to

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.