Sessional Tutor - ESOL

Recruiter
WEA
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
£26.27 - £26.27 Per Year, £26.27 Per hour
Posted
24 Nov 2021 14:15
Closes
24 Dec 2021 23:59
Reference
1261
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Sessional / Hourly Paid
Hours
Full Time

Sessional Tutor - ESOL

All posts at the WEA will support the vision for `A better world - equal, democratic and just; through adult education the WEA challenges and inspires individuals, communities and society."

To plan, prepare and teach courses online (using Zoom and Canvas, the WEA`s virtual learning environment) and face to face for adults within the WEA programme of work, as agreed with the appropriate Education Coordinator. To carry out the administrative tasks required in each programme area. To provide appropriate student feedback and support and educational advice and information where necessary, and to create an appropriate and welcoming atmosphere for students.


As a Sessional Tutor you are required to carry out the following duties in the context of the WEA`s policies and practices, particularly Equality and Diversity, Health and Safety and Data Protection, and those of any host organisations, including informing students of their obligations:

- Plan, deliver and report on your course online and face to face, using methods and materials appropriate to the student group and course content;
- Prepare/adapt appropriate teaching materials on Canvas. (N.B Preparation time is implicit in calculations of tutor remuneration);
- Identify/assess the needs of students and if necessary adapt course content and delivery style to meet these needs;
- Comply with the WEA policy on Equality and Diversity so that all students are treated with respect and dignity in an environment in which a diversity of backgrounds and experience is valued. Deal with any harassment or discrimination issues that arise;
- Discuss Learning Outcomes or Moderation Requirements with students as the course proceeds;
- Evaluate the effectiveness of learning and assess students` work;
- Offer advice on further learning and progression opportunities to students as required;
- Ensure that all required paperwork are returned to the relevant Support Centre and will collate this information on Canvas.
- Undertake continuing professional development required to maintain your professional status;
- Where appropriate, attend moderation meetings;
- Represent the WEA throughout the course.


The successful candidate must have a level 5 teaching qualification and a level 5 ESOL subject Specialism. You will have experience of teaching non-accredited contextualised ESOL, for example ESOL for Work, and you will also have experience of delivering accredited ESOL.
The successful candidate must be IT literate and will have some experience of teaching online. Training will be given in teaching using Zoom and Canvas which are the platforms used by the WEA.
The successful candidate will be asked to teach online and may be asked to teach face to face in Litchfield, Tamworth or Stafford. You must be able to travel to some of these towns and cities.