The Workers` Educational Association is a unique charity and the UK`s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. With a clear vision and a strong social purpose, we bring great teaching to local communities, with life-changing courses held in clubs, pubs, workplaces, schools and almost anywhere else you can think of.
Since 1903, we have been giving disadvantaged people the opportunity to return to learning - inspiring them to realise their full potential and become active, engaged citizens. We see education as a tool for social justice, not just self-improvement, and we pride ourselves on making learning accessible.
Their life goals.
This role is based in North of Tyne.
WEA are looking to recruit a tutor to deliver an introduction to Supporting Teaching and Learning in schools with a progression to a L2 Certificate and additional schools courses - Caring for Children & Young People and Support Work in Schools and Colleges.
We are looking for both face to face and online delivery throughout the North East including the North of Tyne.
Sessions may be delivered day, evening and or weekends. The WEA delivers online and in a variety of community venues in and around the North East forming true partnerships with the community. Dealing with some of the most disadvantaged students, you`ll go the extra mile to build their confidence, develop their knowledge and skills, and empower them to define and achieve their life goals. In short, you will be a catalyst for profound change, and you`ll enjoy considerable autonomy as you prepare course materials, identify students` needs, adapt courses and continually assess the effectiveness of your approach.
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). Training will be provided on this platform for all recruited tutors. Experience with low-literacy learners is desirable for these positions.
We are looking for tutors that can offer:
-Helping in School learners a high quality learning experience to achieve their goals;
-Contribute to the personal development of learners;
-Develop course materials, schemes of work, lesson plans;
-Promote Equality and Diversity, Safeguarding.
You will be a qualified and capable teacher, you will be keen to engage with disadvantaged people and rekindle their love of learning.