Do you want to work somewhere where no two days are the same?
Where you can make a difference to people`s lives?
...and where you are valued?
Yes? Work for us - The WEA. Create real change, and be a part of something bigger.
We are the Workers` Educational Association (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 have a new and exciting role for an ESOL Tutor in Liverpool.
We are looking for experienced Tutors with:
up to date working knowledge and experience of teaching the ESOL and/or Functional Skills curricula to diverse student groups.
experience of working in community settings.
a strong understanding of adult learning and a belief in its importance.
a recognised teaching qualification (PGCE, DTLLS, Cert Ed) ideally at level 5 alongside a subject specialism (ideally also at level 5).
experience of delivering non accredited and accredited courses.
excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
A desire to share and improve teaching practice.
You will be keen to engage with people from a range of disadvantaged backgrounds and rekindle their love of learning, and you will share our passion for egalitarianism and empowerment. Because we serve people from all walks of life, we are keen to develop a diverse workforce and particularly welcome applications from members of minority groups
WEA delivers from a variety of blended learning in community venues in and online. We assume that you will be excited by using digital technology both in the classroom with the student and to manage course administration. The ideal candidate will be IT literate and able to deliver through a blended learning approach including the use of Zoom, and Canvas, our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
Because we serve people from all walks of life, weâ€™re keen to develop a diverse workforce and particularly welcome applications from members of minority groups.