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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.

Support Staff

All vacancies are advertised on a Broad Band: Broad Bands Managers Guide. The starting salary will be the first point on the step, unless staff are currently receiving a higher salary, and then it will be on one of the higher steps within the green zone. Successful candidates will be asked to provide proof of their current salary if they are currently earning more than the first step. Please note, no offer of salary will be higher than the top of the green zone.

All staff at Band 3 and above will be required to take part in the Duty Manager Rota which requires staff to work in the evenings and on a Saturday at any of our 3 main site. Please note, TOIL (time off in lieu) is given to staff for this duty.

Teaching Staff

Course Leaders are appointed on a point on the scale dependent on qualifications and experience.

Part Time Tutors are appointed on a spot rate

Course Leader Salary Scale

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.

Please check this page regularly for new opportunities. If you have any queries, please contact recruitment@waes.ac.uk

 

Assistant Principal, Business and Support Services
Salary range £68,346 - £76, 521

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 programmes, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community based provision. We have a learner-first ethos and our high learner satisfaction ratings are a testament to our work. If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you.

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 marketing, admissions, ICT, exams, funding and data management, delivering and supporting the strategic objectives of the Service, within a fast-changing environment.

You will play a pivotal role in the development of funding, planning and data management systems for the Service, ensuring full compliance with all regulatory and statutory requirements, and have an in-depth knowledge of relevant business intelligence tools that will support the delivery of outstanding operational performance.

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 to 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.

Please download the Job description. The application forms are available at the bottom of the page. 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.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Judi Morgan on 0207 641 8102 to arrange a suitable time.

Please quote reference number: ED/WAES/961

Closing date for applications: 9am - Monday 2 November 2020.

Assessment and interviews: Friday 6 November 2020 – candidates must be available to attend all day on this day.

A Basic DBS is required for this post.

Supporting Documents:

Assistant Principal Support Letter
WAES Strategic Plan 2019-22
WAES Strategic Statement
WAES Organisation Chart
JD Assistant Principal Business Support Services

 

On-Line Functional Skills Maths and English Tutors – Variable Hours Part Time Tutor Contract - £180 per learner.

Using a blended approach. Tutors have to be able to work with learners via our platform but also using a variety of communication methods that will contribute to the learners success - webinar, SKYPE, phone, SMS etc. Tutors will be required to mark mock papers and give guidance to students in advance of them taking their exams.

Need to be flexible. Learners needs will vary and tutors will need to work outside of Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm to ensure that they can contact their learners.

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please refer to the Job Description, complete the Job Application along with the EO Monitoring Form at the bottom of this page. When you have completed your application, please email it back to recruitment@waes.ac.uk

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/963 when applying for this vacancy.

The closing date for this vacancy is 9am Monday 2nd November 2020. Interviews will take place soon after this date.

Microsoft Teams telephone interviews will be arranged with successful candidates. Please ensure you have this downloaded on your device and an invite will be sent to you if you are invited to attend an interview.

 

0.6fte Course Leader Health & Social Care and Child Care – 21.6 hours per week
£26,511 - £35,538 pro-rata per annum pro rata

We are looking for an innovative Course Leader who has proven industry experience and the ability to teach, assess and IQA Health and Social Care and Child Care courses from levels 1 to 5.

  • Provide high quality teaching, learning and assessment for all learners
  • Contribute to the continuous development of the curriculum
  • Provide information, advice and guidance to learners
  • Support Professional Pathways Co-ordinator and Head of Professional Pathways to achieve the service’s strategic objectives.

About You:

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

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 5pm Thursday 29 October 2020.

Interviews/Assessments will be held on Tuesday 10 November 2020.

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/962 when applying for this vacancy.

An Enhanced DBS is required for this post.

CV’s will not be accepted for this post.

 

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

 
Please keep an eye on our website for new opportunities. 
 
 
 

 

 

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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