£24.50 per hour + Benefits
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History, Literature, Arts, Crafts, Languages and more

Sessional Tutor 

History, Literature, Arts, Crafts, Languages and more

£24.50 per hour + Benefits 

We are looking for inspiring tutors who can deliver culture based activities and courses as part of an open access programme.

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 currently require sessional tutors in a number of locations across the country to deliver day schools, activities and courses as part of our open access provision to adults:

In particular we are looking for History tutors in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Plymouth and Art & Craft Tutors in Plymouth and Exeter

WEA delivers a wide variety of subjects from history and literature to science, philosophy, creative arts and environmental studies. If you have a passion and an in depth knowledge of a particular subject we would like to hear from you.

If you are new to teaching we may be able to offer opportunities for you to undertake a qualification.

We need tutors with:

  • Excellent subject knowledge and a passion to teach your specialist subject
  • A strong understanding of adult learning and a belief in its importance
  • A teaching qualification and/or experience at least at Level 3
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • A desire to share and improve your teaching practice
  • Experience of working in community settings with adults is desirable

WEA assumes you will be excited by using digital technology both in the classroom with the student and to manage course administration and communication. You will be required to have a basic or enhanced DBS check to teach in certain venues or with certain student groups.

Because we serve people from all walks of life, we’re keen to develop a diverse workforce and particularly welcome applications from members of minority groups.

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

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

If you have any specific questions, please email them to recruitment@wea.org.uk and they will be forwarded to the relevant person to respond.

Please note this is an ongoing vacancy.

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