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Working with the WEA

The WEA is committed to encouraging Diversity and Equality, and welcomes applications from disabled people and from members of ethnic minority groups.

Becoming a WEA Tutor

The WEA is always interested to hear from qualified tutors across England and Scotland. Our tutors are paid an hourly rate and employed on a sessional basis. Around 2,000 tutors are employed at any one time to deliver courses in England and Scotland.  If you are interested in tutoring with us, you can read more on our Teaching with Us information page. If you would like to make an application to be considered as a tutor, you can apply directly to your local WEA region for inclusion in our “pool” of potential course tutors. This does not guarantee an offer of a course, but your details will be held for consideration when vacancies occur. You can download an application form here.

Jobs at the WEA

The WEA operates through nine Regions in England and a Scottish Association. We employ staff in the areas of education, teaching, management, finance and administration. Vacancies are advertised in national and local media as well as on this page of our website.

Current vacancies:

 

Job title:
Caretaker/Receptionist
Location:
Omega Centre, Portsmouth
Hours:
10.5 per week (0.3 FTE)
Salary:
£13,923 - £15,359 per annum pro rata plus £748 responsibility allowance
Contract:
Part-time
Job summary:

The post-holder will be responsible for the security and maintenance of the building and its contents.  This includes opening and closing the building and operating the alarm system.  The post-holder will also provide reception cover evenings and weekends. 

The post-holder will be required to work flexibly according to the demands of the centre under minimum supervision, reporting to the Omega Centre Manager.

Please click here to download an application pack.

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Interviews will be held on Tuesday 19th May.

Closing date:
12pm 15 May 2015
 
 
Job title:
Regional Projects Manager - INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY
Location:
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Hours:
17.5 per week (0.5 FTE)
Salary:
Grade D: £29,865 - £34,129 per annum pro rata plus one responsibility point
Contract:
Part-time
Job summary:
The post-holder will work within the context of the WEA’s mission, vision and values and strategic plans to support the North East Region’s approach for growth and educational business development.

The post-holder will assume operational responsibility for the management, monitoring and reporting of a number of designated projects in the North East Region in the context of the WEA’s forward plan and renewed vision, and contribute to the management of the WEA North East Region.

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Interviews will be held the week commencing 1st June.
Closing date:
12pm 18 May 2015
 
 
Job title:
Project Organiser - Greening Wingrove
Location:
Newcastle
Hours:
35 per week (1.0 FTE)
Salary:
Grade C: £23,145 - £26,557 per annum
Contract:
Full time
Job summary:
The post-holder will be responsible for assisting the Project Manager in meeting outcomes agreed as part of grant agreement with BIG Lottery Fund, including completion of monitoring reports.

The post-holder will also develop and deliver outreach work in Wingrove Ward to identify and engage organisations and individuals in the Greening Wingrove programmes and activities.

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Closing date:
12pm 18 May 2015
 
 
Job title:
Consolidated Tutor: Hampshire - INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY
Location:
Hampshire
Hours:
21 per week (0.6 FTE)
Salary:
Grade C: £23,145 - £23,998 per annum pro rata
Contract:
Part-time
Job summary:

The post holder will undertake the role of consolidated tutor teaching, supporting English, Maths and ESOL programmes. 

The post-holder has no direct line management responsibility, but may on occasion be required to guide or train support workers in area of provision or to act as a mentor for sessional tutor staff.

Please click here to download an application pack.

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Interviews will take place on Wednesday 27th May.

Those interested in this role may also want to apply for the Internal Quality Assurance vacancy, which is currently being advertised.

Closing date:
12pm 20 May 2015
 
 
Job title:
Internal Quality Assurance Coordinator: Hampshire - INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY
Location:
Hampshire
Hours:
14 per week (0.4 FTE)
Salary:
Grade C: £23,145 - £26,557 per annum pro rata
Contract:
Part-time
Job summary:

The key purpose of this role is to ensure all preparation for work and accredited provision within the Hampshire area fully compliant with all regional and national quality processes.

The post-holder will report to the WEA Organiser for Hampshire, and has management responsibilities for local sessional staff.  The post-holder is responsible for programme quality assurance, and may directly influence expenditure.

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Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27th May.

Those interested in this role may also want to apply for the Consolidated Tutor vacancy, which is currently being advertised.

Closing date:
12pm 20 May 2015