Location
Newcastle under Lyme and Aldridge
Hours
Sessional Contracts
Salary
£24.75 per hour + benefits
Summary description
Are you a first-rate tutor or trainer? Can you help Britain’s leading adult educations charity change people’s lives?
Description

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 and experienced tutors who are able to deliver courses in Aldridge and Newcastle under Lyme. We are particularly interested in the following:

  • Aldridge- Tutors available to teach Philosophy, Art, Film or Psychology as an evening class

  • Newcastle under Lyme- Tutors available to teach History, History of Art and Design, Art Appreciation, Natural / Environmental History (including topics such as global warming) or China- its history and culture as day time classes or full day schools

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

What we're looking for:

  • 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
  • ideally a teaching qualification at least at Level 3 

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 send your CV including details of which geographical area and subject area you would be interested in teaching to recruitment@wea.org.uk

Please note this is an ongoing vacancy. WEA is proud to be a living wage employer

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