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.
We are looking to recruit a Development Worker on a temporary contract for 6 months.
The post-holder should be able to develop, implement and extend adult learning programmes matching WEA curriculum priorities in a defined geography or functional area of learning within a Region.
Reporting to the Organiser for Surrey, the post-holder will be responsible for programme organisation and management for provision within East Surrey. The post-holder may influence expenditure within the project budget, up to £5K.
The post-holder will have experience of teaching, training or working with groups of adults and will have worked with employers and employees in various sectors.
The post-holder must be willing to undertake occasional evening & weekend work.
Interviews will be held in East Surrey w/c 7th
To apply for this role, you will need to submit a written expression of interest which details how you meet the requirements set out in the job description and person specification
which should be a minimum of 1 side of A4. You may also submit a summary CV, maximum 2 sides of A4.
Please ensure that your expression of interest is emailed to email@example.com
by the closing date of 12 noon on Friday 4th
We are looking to recruit an experienced Course Programme Worker who has experience of working with a wide range of providers in supporting adult and community learning and development. The post-holder will be required to work alongside existing regional staff in developing new provision with new partners that will complement existing Skills Funding Agency provision – initially across Lancashire and Greater Manchester. We are looking for someone who can build on links and relationships developed as part of our European Social Fund Community Learning Grants project which has recently ended.
You will need to have a strong commitment to partnership working and preferably have experience of working with employers and employees in organisations. We are looking for somebody who can work on their own initiative and also as part of a team. The post-holder will be expected to cover a wide area and should preferably be able to drive (with access to a car), or be willing to undertake travel across a wide area.
Good writing and communication skills (verbal and IT) are essential for this role and the post-holder will be required to produce regular written reports and to contribute to the submission of funding bids etc.
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Interviews will be held the week commencing 14th September.
We are looking to recruit a Project Coordinator who will help develop a WEA STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics) curricula offer to enable and engage often excluded community members to participate and study STEMM subjects, particularly astronomy and chemistry.
Coordinating the WEA ‘Open Your Eyes’ (Royal Astronomical Society) and ‘Any Old Ions’ (Royal Society of Chemistry) projects across the North West region you will provide an exciting adult education STEMM offer that develops not only critical thinking but social purpose.
You will need to have knowledge of curriculum development with a passion for adult education. Coordinating the development of new and/or repurposed teaching and learning resources, you will help organise new STEMM courses targeted at grassroots communities.
Good project management skills and experience in delivering successful projects within budget is essential, with the ability to work in local communities and collaborate with different organisations, partners and colleagues.Please click here to download an application pack.Please click here to download an application form.
Interviews will be held the week commencing 28th September 2015.