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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.

 

Employability & Skills Co-ordinator: £33,759 – £37,413 per annum – Fixed Term for 1 Year

The role:

  • To co-ordinate cross-service activities which foster employability within the curriculum in collaboration with the managers, including the delivery and embedding of employability skills and qualifications and ensuring that all programmes meet all necessary audit requirements.
  • Co-ordinate all employability events, particularly Work Week activities working closely with all relevant teams and external agencies to ensure all learners are exposed to activities which will enhance their employment and promotion potential.
  • To promote Westminster Adult Education Service to Westminster employers and attracting Traineeships where possible, which will lead to either jobs, apprenticeships or further education and training.
  • To ensure the delivery of teaching, learning and assessment is of the highest standard and responsive to the needs of all stakeholders within areas of responsibility.

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 and also an IQA or other Assessor/IV qualification or willingness to work towards this qualification.

To Apply:

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

Please quote ED/WAES/899 in all correspondence for this role.

The closing date for this post is 9am Monday 18 November 2019.

Assessments and interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday 26 November 2019.

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

 

Professional Pathways 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 stakeholders within the following areas:

  • Business & Accountancy
  • Health & Social Care
  • Childcare

About you:

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

To Apply:

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

Please quote ED/WAES/897 in all correspondence for this role.

The closing date for this post is 9am Monday 18 November 2019.

Assessments and interviews for this post will be held on Wednesday 27 November 2019.

If you have any queries please email

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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