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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.

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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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.

As a current Grade 2 Ofsted provider we are on our journey to outstanding and want someone to join the leadership team with a vision of attaining excellence in all we do.

 

Head of Apprenticeships & Professional Pathways – 36 hours per week
Band 4 – £46,293 - £49,203 per annum

As a current ‘Good Provider’ as graded by Ofsted and having recently been shortlisted as TES Adult and Community Learning Provider of the year this is a well-established service that is looking for someone to join us on our journey to outstanding.

A vacancy for an experienced leader in a post 16 environment with experience of both apprenticeship and core curriculum. We are looking for someone with a passion to lead and innovate in the development, planning and monitoring of the Apprenticeship and employment focused provision.

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the Application Form and EO Monitoring Form at the bottom of this page. Please refer to the Job Description.

When you have completed this, please email it back to recruitment@waes.ac.uk

The closing date for this post is 9am Monday, 3 February 2020.

Interviews and assessments will be held on Monday, 10 February 2020 and candidates must be able to attend on this date.

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/914 when applying for this vacancy.

 

Apprenticeship and Employability Co-ordinator
Band 3 - £33,759 - £37,413 per annum – 36 hours per week

As a current ‘Good Provider’ as graded by Ofsted and having recently been shortlisted as TES Adult and Community Learning Provider of the year this is a well established service that is looking for someone to join us on our journey to outstanding.

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced person in apprenticeships to co-ordinate and develop this offer across the service as well as develop our job focused employment provision.

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the Application Form and EO Monitoring Form at the bottom of this page. Please refer to the Job Description.

When you have completed this, please email it back to recruitment@waes.ac.uk

The closing date for this post is 9am Monday, 3 February 2020.

Interviews and assessments will be held on Tuesday, 11 February 2020 and candidates must be able to attend on this date.

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/913 when applying for this vacancy.

 

Course Leader Floristry – to work either full or part time (depending on the availability of the successful candidate) - £25,991 - £34,841 pro-rata per annum

We are looking for an innovative Course Leader (on either a part time or full time basis) who has proven industry experience and the ability to teach Floristry at all Levels (L1-L3):

  • Provide high quality teaching and learning experiences for learners
  • Contribute to the continuous development of the curriculum
  • Provide advice, guidance and support to learners
  • Support Creative Industries Co-ordinators and Head of Creative Industries to achieve the service’s strategic objectives
  • Some Saturday teaching will be required

About You:

  • With previous experience in a post 16 education environment and proven experience of delivering high quality teaching and learning
  • You must have professional qualifications and industry experience in a subject relevant to the area and a teaching qualification at Level 5
  • Experience of working with awarding bodies, IQA and EQA procedures desirable

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the Application Form and EO Monitoring Form at the bottom of this page. Please refer to the Job Description.

When you have completed this, please please email it back to recruitment@waes.ac.uk

The closing date for this post is 9am Monday 27 January 2020.

Interviews will be held on Monday 10 February 2020 at our Pimlico Centre and candidates must be able to attend on this date.

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/910 when applying for this vacancy.

If you have any queries please email recruitment@waes.ac.uk

 

Part Time ICT Tutor - £27.54 to start January 2020 – Tuesday and Thursday Evenings and Saturdays

Are you an experienced tutor of ICT? We need to add to our team of part time tutors to support the aspirations of our adult learners to become proficient using their home and work computers.

Courses range from entry level to ECDL L2 and will include any new digital programmes approved for delivery in September 2020. It’s an exciting time to work in computing and we can see this role leading to a full time role and management.

Initially this post is for classes on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and Saturdays at our Lisson Grove Centre. Working approximately 10 hours per week, however this could grow in Term 3 and also from September 2020.

Experience of working with beginners and those who find ICT difficult is essential. Our learners need your encouragement and praise and you will be rewarded by supporting adults back into work.

About you:

With previous experience in a post 16 education environment and experience of leading curriculum teams, you must have a degree or professional qualification in a subject relevant to the area and a teaching qualification at level 5.

What We Offer:

The Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.

To apply for this post, please download the Job Description and then complete the Application Form and EO Monitoring form (below). Once completed, please email your application to recruitment@waes.ac.uk

Please quote ED/WAES/908 in all correspondence for this role.

The closing date for this post is 9am Monday 3 February 2020.

Assessments and interviews for this post will be held on Thursday 11 February 2020.

If you have any queries please email recruitment@waes.ac.uk

 

 

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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