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Creative Writing Sessional Tutor

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 890
  • Published: Tue 26/04/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 26.395
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

Sessional Teacher (part-time) Creative Writing– £18.14 - £34.65p.h

Havering Adult College offers a wide range of courses in a variety of subjects and venues across the Borough to learners aged 19+. 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.

Havering Adult College is now looking to recruit a sessional teacher, who will plan, deliver and assess on a range of new courses for Creative Writing. Courses are delivered across the week both during the day and in the evenings. Courses run during term time and the school holidays subject to demand.

About the Job

The role includes teaching a variety of Creative Writing courses, on autobiographical writing, self-publishing workshops, short-stories and writing for blogs.

You will prepare and deliver teaching and learning that meets the individual needs of the learners whilst assessing and providing feedback to learners as required. You will support the learners during the course and help them develop their skills, knowledge and understanding.

The hourly rate of pay for this course includes planning and marking where required.

You will support the learners throughout their learning programme, ensuring assessment records are kept up-to-date, targets are met and meaningful feedback is provided.

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.

About You

Ideally, you will have experience as a published author and a commitment to support new writers to develop their own voice and their own skills in the craft of writing. You will have some experience of teaching in its broadest sense (for example, through author events or professional training) and will be skilled in providing constructive critical feedback

The successful applicants will be responsible for planning and delivering the courses, as well as their own travel to and from the delivery centres.

If you have any questions about the post, please contact Edda McIver at Edda.McIver@havering.gov.uk  

- Make sure you answer all the questions fully 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, such as 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 the 20th May 2022; however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified only if your application has been successful.  Interview date to be scheduled.

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770. 

Additional Information

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 attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

Please view Sessional Teacher Job Profile here

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 890
  • Published: Tue 26/04/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 26.395
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering