Skills for Life Tutor - ESOL/English Specialist
This is a Full time, term time only teaching post (41 weeks per year). The salary is £33,047 to £38,078 plus London Weighting £3330 (pro rata, 41 weeks)
Got big ideas about adult learning? Come to Tower Hamlets Council and make them happen. Idea Stores are where learning and libraries combine.
Tower Hamlets has one of the most economically and socially diverse communities in the UK. Here at Idea Stores, we provide a unique combination of adult learning, library and information services.
We are looking for enthusiastic English tutors to join our innovative and dynamic team and to teach across a range of levels in our well-equipped, modern stores with purpose built classrooms. Graded Good by Ofsted (January 2023), come and join our supportive learning environment where you will be given space to develop and progress in your English teaching career.
You will provide high quality teaching, learning and support for learners in the Post-19 education sector for Tower Hamlets Council. You will be responsible for delivering excellent teaching and learning on RARPA assessed English programmes across the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. You will teach on a range of accredited and non-accredited programmes with learners working towards Functional Skills English qualifications as well as bespoke programmes which support learners into work and further study.
You will assist the Curriculum Managers to develop courses, schemes of work and assessment strategies which meet the wide ranging needs of learners across the borough.
Successful applicants will hold a PGCE or an equivalent level qualification.
Knowledge and experience of teaching mixed ability English Literacy groups as well as knowledge and understanding of current best practice in teaching and learning is essential.
This post requires an enhanced DBS and the ability to work one or two evenings a week as required.
Interviews will be held week commencing 19th and 26th June.
These vacancies are fixed term for 12 months in the first instance; 35 hours per week (term time only for 41 weeks)
All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted. Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers
Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.
Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.
We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough.