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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. Between three to four thousand 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:
Accounts Assistant
Location:
West Midlands
Hours:
17.5 per week (0.5 FTE)
Salary:
Grade C: £23,145 per annum, pro rata
Contract:
Fixed term until 31/07/15
Job summary:
The purpose of this role is to assist the Regional Accountant and Strategy Support Manager with the accounting functions and financial monitoring, management and record keeping tasks of the Region and ensure that these are undertaken to a high standard.

In addition, the post holder will take the day to day lead on the regions requisitioning and ensure that purchase orders are signed off in line with authorised amounts and budget allocation limits

Please click here for the application pack.

Please click here for the application form.

Closing date:
5pm 01 December 2014
 
 
Job title:
Tutor Organiser
Location:
Leicester
Hours:
35 per week
Salary:
Grade D: £29,865 - £34,129 per annum, pro rata
Contract:
Full time
Job summary:
This is an exciting opportunity to manage a varied programme of learning within a vibrant local learning centre in Leicester. The post holder will also manage outreach learning provision through community partners. You will need to have experience of managing course provision and tutors, knowledge of accredited and non-accredited adult learning, and a good understanding of the WEA and the wider adult and community learning sector.

The successful applicant will have experience of teaching and working with groups of adults; be able to support a team of staff; hold a teaching qualification and be educated to degree level or equivalent.

Please click here to download a job pack.

Interviews will be held Thursday 11 December 2014
Closing date:
9am 08 December 2014
 
 
Job title:
Workplace Literacies Tutor Organiser
Location:
Aberdeen
Hours:
14 Hours Per Week
Salary:
£25,279 per annum (pro rata)
Contract:
Part-time
Job summary:
The WEA has an opportunity to take up a key post based in Aberdeen.

Applicants should be creative adult educators, who can develop and deliver high quality literacies and ESOL learning in community and workplace settings.

The post-holder will have the ability to develop and maintain effective links with employeers, contribute to and prepare funding applications and manage the work of Course Tutors to ensure the WEA meets the needs of learners and funders.

Post-holders will require to be members of the PVG scheme.


Closing date: 12pm, Thursday 11 December 2014
Interviews: 18 December 2014 in Aberdeen

Downloads
Download the recruitment pack here.

Download the application form here.
Closing date:
12pm, Thursday 18 December 2014