Havering Adult College are now looking to recruit two sessional part-time Mental Health (MHFA Approved ONLY) teacher. Courses are predominantly daytimes and some saturdays normally once a week.
Havering Adult College offers a wide range of courses in a variety of subjects and venues across the Borough to learners aged 16+. We have a strong commitment to Equality and Diversity, and welcome learners of all abilities from all backgrounds.
Our excellent commitment to safeguarding has been recognised by Ofsted at our last two inspections.
Part-time Sessional Teacher: Mental Health (MHFA Approved)
The successful candidate will deliver a range of Adult and/or Youth courses, to a range of people from childminders to Heads of Service for a range of services and organisations.
You will prepare and deliver teaching and learning that meets the individual needs of the learners and the service. You will support the learners during the course and help them develop their knowledge and skills.
We have a range of daytime Adult and Youth Lite courses booked as we have been fortunate to access funding to promote mental health awareness throughout Havering to a range of services. There is also scope to offer more MHFA teaching as your availability allows.
The hourly rate of pay for this course starts at £25.00 and includes planning and marking, if required. All of the MHFA administration for the courses is completed in house, so the teacher would attend to deliver the training and complete the college paperwork to comply with the internal requirements. Holiday pay is included within the hourly rate.
The successful candidate will have an understanding of Equality and Diversity, and an appreciation of the requirements of teachers under the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults regulations.
You will be joining an enthusiastic and professional team, and will be well supported by our experienced management team.
Make a difference - make the choice to teach.
To apply for this post, you must already be approved by Mental Health First Aid England in the Adult and/or Youth courses, for the range of courses half day, one day and two day.
Although, it would be desirable to hold a SVUK endorsed Level 4 Teaching Qualification for post-compulsory settings this is not essential. Consideration will be given to applicants who do not hold a teaching qualification, but are willing to gain, their Teaching Qualification and Assessor Certificate whilst working for us. Details of this can be discussed at interview.”
Successful candidates should hold:
- GCSE A*-C English and maths qualifications (or equivalent)
- A qualification in the subject (or relevant experience) appropriate to the Level(s) of the course(s) advertised here
The successful applicants will be responsible for planning and delivering the courses, as well as their own travel to and from the delivery centres.
You must have the ability to work on your own initiative and have extensive knowledge and skills related to the area(s) of teaching and the ability to research, produce and use teaching resources to maintain high standards of learning in different environments including the use of e-learning. It is also essential that you have a desire to develop and use new methods of teaching and learning to engage and motivate your learners.
In line with national priorities, you will also be expected to support and develop your learners’ English and maths skills.
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.
The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
Please note the CV's will not be accepted
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 01708 432770
If you have any questions about the post, please contact Brenda Hunt on Brenda.Hunt@havering.gov.uk or telephone 01708 433792
- Please make sure you answer fully all the questions and evidence how you meet the competencies for the post.
- Please make explicit reference to your relevant qualifications and experience in teaching adults.
- Finally, please make sure you choose referees that can comment on your teaching abilities, a line manager, for example.
Do not attach a CV as this will not be considered.
All applications must be made online. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 2nd December 2019; however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
You will be notified if your application has been successful, and be invited to an interview.
Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770.