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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.

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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

 

How to Apply for WAES vacancies

If you are interested in any of the roles above please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form on the Downloads tab below.
 
Job description and application forms are available below for each role. If you are experiencing problems downloading or have an enquiry regarding a particular vacancy please contact HR by emailing recruitment@waes.ac.uk quoting the relevant reference number.
 
 

P/T Health & Social Care Assessor & Tutor

£27 per hour for teaching & £18 per hour for assessor work

Part-time hourly-paid Health and Social Care assessor and tutor needed immediately to assess level 3 Health and Social Care learners, teach the CACHE Level 1 Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Setting and teach the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism. Successful applicants will have:

  • Up to date CPD showing relevant Childcare and Health and Social Care knowledge and experience
  • Qualification in Health and Social Care at Level 3 or above
  • A1 Assessor qualification or equivalent
  • Teaching qualification, minimum PTLLS or equivalent
  • Daytime availability on term-time Wednesdays and Thursdays from January to the end of July 2018

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

Job description 

To Apply

Please download the Job Application and Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form below.  If you are experiencing problems downloading or have an enquiry regarding this vacancy please contact HR by emailing recruitment@waes.ac.uk quoting the reference number below.

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/782 in all correspondence

Closing date:  5pm 22 January 2018

Interviews will be held in January 2018 for an immediate start

 

Assistant Principal, Business and Support Services  

£63,930 - £71, 580 per annum

Due to the promotion of the current post-holder, we have an exciting opportunity for an inspirational senior leader to take on the role of Assistant Principal for Business Support Services. 

You will work closely with the Principal, Governing Body and the Service Management Team to deliver our aspirations and plans for a truly outstanding adult education service in central London, inspiring, challenging and empowering our learners and the surrounding communities. 

You will strategically lead the Service’s business support teams for admissions, funding and data management, ICT and marketing, delivering and supporting the strategic objectives of the Service, within a fast-changing environment.

You will have significant senior level experience of raising standards, the ability to motivate successful and effective multi-disciplinary teams and work collaboratively with a range of partners both internally and externally in a manner that supports the ambition and values of the Service.

You will have the commitment, drive, and ambition to achieve high expectations and standards, making a real impact on the progress of our learners and our work with employers and key stakeholders.

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

To Apply:

Please download the Job Application and Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form below.  If you are experiencing problems downloading or have an enquiry regarding this vacancy please contact HR by emailing recruitment@waes.ac.uk quoting the reference number below.

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/781 in all correspondence

Closing date for applications: 5pm Monday 22 January 2018

Assessment and interviews: Thursday 1 February 2018

Job description  

 
 
Additional Ongoing Vacancies:

Associate Assessors

Job Type: Freelance- you will be employed on a freelance basis to assess and tutor.

Payment: Competitive rate per learner
 
Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) recently judged by Ofsted Inspection as “officially good and on our way to outstanding” is the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest in the country. We offer a large and diverse programme of further education qualification courses and employer-based training as well as extensive community-based provision. 
 
We are looking to expand our offer of apprenticeships and diversify into other areas such as Traineeship. 
 
Fully qualified freelance tutors and assessors for Functional Skills English & Maths, Health & Social Care, Business Admin, Customer Service, Team Leading, and Management in Care and Management are required for Levels 1 - 5.
 
We are looking for committed professionals to work across London, Surrey and surrounding areas to deliver and assess qualifications. 
 
You will need to be able to: 
 
· Identify learner's strengths and weakness' through initial assessment and support them accordingly.
· Set and review SMART targets.
· Provide progress feedback to learners and provide support to ensure they meet their personalised targets using e-learning systems.
· Ensure each learner's progression is recorded efficiently and assess competence throughout their qualifications and be able to provide outstanding teaching and learning experiences.
· Use e-portfolio 
 
You must have a recognised assessor qualification along with PTLLS / teaching qualification and be capable of delivering training sessions as well as coaching 1 to 1. You will be part of a supportive team within your subject who are able to help you with any issues and make sure you are on track to meet the achievable standards of a competent training organisation.
 
Minimum Required Qualifications: 
· Level 2 Functional Skills Maths & English or GCSE English & Maths, Level 3 Assessor, A1 Assessor or Equivalent
· You must hold the equivalent or higher qualification in any subject you plan to assess 
 
Required experience:
· Freelance Assessing: 1 year
· Relevant 12 months CPD
 
To Apply for the position of Associate Assessors:
 
The application process for this role differs from the others. Should you be interested in this role, please send your CV with details of qualifications, experience and recent CPD and a Covering Letter to the apprenticeship team apprenticeships@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

 
 

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: recruitment@waes.ac.uk

 

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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