West Midlands Region - see advert details for specific areas
£24.50 per hour + Benefits
Summary description
Are you a first-rate tutor or trainer? Can you help Britain’s leading adult education charity change people’s lives?

We are the WEA, a unique charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. We were recently rated “Good” in all categories by Ofsted and we aspire to be outstanding. Since 1903, we have been offering disadvantaged adults the opportunity to return to learning – inspiring them to realise their full potential and become active, engaged citizens. We deliver courses to 50,000 people in 2,300 locations across England and Scotland. Our focus is on social purpose and change and we achieve this by bringing great teaching to local communities. We run courses in community venues such as workplaces, schools, libraries and even the local pub! 

We are looking for inspiring tutors who have experience and are able to deliver employability programmes.

As a sessional Employability Tutor, you must be enthusiastic and passionate about people development. You will need to adapt quickly to learners’ needs and be flexible with your delivery methods. All material is provided and you must be willing to teach non- accredited and accredited provision.

As part of this course you will:

  • identify the learning needs of students and define appropriate learning objectives to support their success
  • deliver high quality differentiated learning that meets student needs
  • support students with employability skills including CV writing, job searches and preparation for interviews.
  • Embed Safeguarding, Prevent, British Values, Equality and Diversity and Health and Safety throughout the programme  

We are looking for tutors to deliver between 20-25 hours per week.

We are looking for tutors throughout the West Midlands Region, particularly in Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Stoke & Staffordshire, Black Country, Warwickshire

When applying, please can you also include details of the subject(s) and geographical area(s) that you are willing/able to teach in.

We need tutors with:

  • a teaching qualification at least at Level 4
  • experience of the relevant subject area(s)
  • up to date subject or sector knowledge
  • experience of working in community settings with diverse students
  • a strong understanding of adult learning and a belief in its importance
  • excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • a desire to share and improve teaching practice
  • experience of delivering accredited courses if you want to teach these 

WEA assumes you will be excited by using digital technology both in the classroom with the student and to manage course administration and communication.  

Annualised and term time contracts are available for suitable applicants. Training and ongoing CPD is provided for all tutors.

You will be required to have a basic or enhanced DBS check to teach in certain venues or with certain student groups.

Interested? Please visit http://www.wea.org.uk/tutors/work-us and apply directly by submitting your CV to recruitment@wea.org.uk

Please note this is an ongoing vacancy.



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