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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.

No recruitment agencies please.

Current vacancies:

 

Job title:
Project Organiser
Location:
tbc
Hours:
35 per week
Salary:
Grade C: £23,550 - £27,022 per annum
Contract:
Fixed term: until 31st July 2017
Job summary:

WEA West Midlands Region is seeking to recruit a Project Organiser for the Tandrusti project.

The post involves working in health deprived wards within Dudley to develop and deliver culturally competent health and wellbeing programmes as part of the Tandrusti project.

The successful candidate will have the ability to identify and engage partners in the project, prepare and market publicity and develop programmes and activities around health and fitness education.  They will provide support to a team of tutors and assist the Project Manager to ensure quality KPIs are maintained and that courses are delivered to the required standard. 

A teaching qualification (Cert Ed, PGCE or equivalent) and level 3 qualification in fitness instruction are essential for this role, as is experience of organising health and wellbeing adult education programmes within community settings.  The post requires flexibility in working patterns (e.g. some evening and weekend work).

Interviews will take place in Birmingham on Thursday 14th July 2016.

Please click here to download an application pack.

Please click here to download an application form.

Closing date:
12pm 07 July 2016
 
 
Job title:
Education Coordinator
Location:
Hastings, East Sussex
Hours:
17.5 per week (0.5 FTE)
Salary:
Grade C: £23,550 - £27,022 per annum pro rata
Contract:
Permanent
Job summary:

The Workers' Educational Association (WEA) is seeking to recruit an Education Coordinator to develop and deliver educational provision for WEA Southern Region.

This role is based in Hastings and will have specific responsibility for working with existing and new partners in Hastings. This post includes 80 hours teaching.

The post-holder will work closely with a range of stakeholders including community organisations, employers, WEA members, branches and volunteers.

Please click here to download an application pack.

Please click here to download an application form.

Interviews will take place on 19th July 2016 in Hove.

Closing date:
12pm 12 July 2016
 
 
Job title:
Education Coordinator
Location:
Hove, East Sussex
Hours:
21 per week (0.6 FTE)
Salary:
Grade C: £23,550 - £27,022 per annum pro rata
Contract:
Permanent
Job summary:

The Workers' Educational Association (WEA) is seeking to recruit an Education Coordinator to develop and deliver educational provision for WEA Southern Region.

This role is based in the Hove office, Sussex and will have the specific responsibility to support and manage tutors teaching in the culture programme and working with students with learning difficulties and disabilities. This post includes 155 hours teaching.

The post-holder will work closely with a range of stakeholders including community organisations, employers, WEA members, branches and volunteers.

Please click here to download an application pack.

Please click here to download an application form.

Interviews will take place on 19th July 2016 in Hove.

Closing date:
12pm 12 July 2016
 
 
Job title:
Course Co-ordinator
Location:
Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire
Hours:
21 per week (0.6 FTE)
Salary:
Grade C: £23,550 - £27,022 per annum pro rata
Contract:
Fixed term: until 31st July 2017
Job summary:

WEA Eastern Region is seeking to recruit a Course Co-ordinator to implement and extend adult learning opportunities in line with the charity’s mission and values, working flexibly within the Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire team.

The post holder will be responsible for working with a range of stakeholders and will be required to work to agreed targets in terms of the delivery of course hours, business development opportunities and project outputs. 

Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent and hold, or obtain within 18 months of appointment, a Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training or an equivalent.  Within the role there is a need for flexibility with some evening and weekend work as well as travel within the region and potentially the UK. 

Please click here to download an application pack.

Please click here to download an application form.

Interviews will be held on Friday 22nd July 2016 in the WEA’s Cambridge regional office.

Closing date:
12pm 15 July 2016