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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 Community and Cultural Learning - £46,293 to £49,203 per annum

The role:

To provide outstanding leadership in the development, planning and monitoring of the community and cultural pathways provision across the service. You will lead on the community and cultural pathways strategy including family learning.

You will lead the department to respond to changing external needs and ensure the curriculum offer is relevant, current and meets the internal business planning needs and growth targets.

About you:

With demonstrable experience of leadership and management in an education environment and understanding of community provision and demonstrable experience in meeting and/or exceeding key targets in relation to learner outcomes and a degree or professional qualification in a chosen subject relevant to the area. A recognised teaching qualification at level 5 is also essential.

Please quote ED/WAES/8889 in all correspondence for this role.

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

. Once you have done this, please complete the Application Form and EO Monitoring form below. Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@waes.ac.uk

The closing date for this post is 9am, Thursday 26 September 2019

Assessments and interviews for this post will be held on Monday, 14 October 2019.

Please note, we do not accept CV’s as application for a position and do not welcome contact from recruitment agencies.

 

Senior Facilities Assistant - £25 833 - £28,752 per annum

To assist the Facilities Manager in undertaking caretaking and maintenance duties to ensure that all centres are fully functioning, welcoming and fit for purpose.

You will provide facilities and customer service support for learners, tutors and other staff, and help support internal and external events.

You must have relevant experience in caretaking or facilities management and experience of health and safety requirements and the ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.

You will also provide a full courier service so a full clean driving licence is essential.

Please quote reference ED/WAES/892

The closing date for this post is 9am Monday, 7 October. Interviews and assessments will be held for this post on Friday 11 October 2019 (you must be available to attend on this day).

To apply for this post, please click on the Job Description. Please then complete an Application Form and EO Form at the bottom of the page.

Please send your completed application to recruitment@waes.ac.uk

 

ESOL Tutors – to start ASAP - £27.54 per hour – various daytime, evening and weekend hours available

We are looking for experienced Part Time ESOL Tutors who are focused on learner achievement to deliver ESOL classes from Pre Entry to Level 2. You should have experience of exams and RARPA and be willing to travel between sites.

About you:

  • Relevant subject-specialist qualification and experience in teaching the subject in an adult education setting
  • Post-compulsory teaching qualification desirable
  • Minimum requirement CELTA, PTLLS or equivalent.

You will be working in one of the most diverse boroughs in London, with an extensive ESOL provision.

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

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/891

The closing date for this post is 9am Monday, 30 September. However, applications will be considered as soon as possible and suitable candidates shortlisted and interviewed as soon as possible.

To apply for this post, please download the Job Description for Part-Time Tutors. Then please complete the Application Form and EO Monitoring Form below. Please ensure you quote which post you are interested in applying for. When you have completed your application, please email the forms back to recruitment@waes.ac.uk

 

LDD Co-ordinator - £33,759 - £37,413 per annum

The role:

To ensure the delivery of teaching, learning and assessment is of the highest standard and responsive to the needs of all those with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities, you will also manage Part Time tutors on the area and will be a member of the service’s Safeguarding Board.

About you:

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

Please quote ED/WAES/888 in all correspondence for this role.

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. Once completed, please email your application to recruitment@waes.ac.uk.

The closing date for this post is 9am, Thursday 26 September 2019.

Assessments and interviews for this post will be held on Friday, 4 October 2019.

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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