Who we are:
Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.
We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.
When you work for Activate Learning, you're working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone. Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself. About the role:
Whether you have industry experience as artist/maker or crafts person looking for extra hours, or a qualified teacher in creatives subjects, why not consider showcasing your skills by becoming a role model to adults learners who share a similar passion and have a desire to develop or enhance their skills within a subject area they love.
We are currently looking for sewing teachers to join our learning for leisure team at Reading College on a short-term course, teaching evening sessions on Mondays and Tuesdays, though these may change due to scheduling. What do you need to be successful in this role?
You will have extensive knowledge of the subject area and can engage and interact with learners to ensure they are set up to succeed their end goals. Ideally, you will hold a teacher's qualification or have experience of teaching adults within an education setting.
Your communication and interpersonal skills will be outstanding and support your ability to deliver interesting and purposeful lessons to a diverse range of learners. Why work with the Activate Learning Group? Here are some of our benefits:
Applicants should apply at the earliest opportunity, closed vacancies will prevent application form submission. Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts.
- Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
- An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
- Specialised support and development for teaching staff
- Access to qualified coaches for all staff
- Leadership and Management development programmes
- Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
- A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
- Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Employee resource groups
- Cycle to work scheme
- Refer a friend vacancy incentive
- Access to student discount programmes
Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and expect all our staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, we do not sponsor work permits. Work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.
Applications are encouraged from all candidates who meet or exceed minimum criteria, regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity. Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.
Recruitment agencies who submit unsolicited CVs to any partner or employee at Activate Learning, have no authority to enter into an arrangement. Recruitment agencies engaging with Activate Learning Talent Team will be on our PSL.