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Part-time Sessional Teacher: Supporting Families with Additional Needs

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: LBH/19/97244
  • Published: Wed 08/05/2019, 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/05/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £22.79 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Havering
About us

Havering Adult College are now looking to recruit part-time sessional teachers. Courses are delivered throughout the week, during term time and generally once a week, daytimes, evenings and weekends.

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.

About the Job

Part-time Sessional Teacher: Supporting Families with Additional Needs


The successful candidate will deliver accredited and non-accredited short courses to parents in various contexts and to parents of children of all ages, 0 through to 18 years old. Courses will be tailored to meet the needs of specific groups and will involve some teaching in the evenings. All courses will be delivered to adult learners, however some courses may be delivered to parents and their child/children. 

Courses will be focused around inclusion, providing support for families who have children with additional needs (ADHD, Autism, Asperger Syndrome) as well as tackling challenging behaviour of all children. 

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 basic language skills.

The hourly rate of pay for this course starts at £22.79 and includes planning and marking where required. Holiday pay is included within the hourly rate.

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

Successful candidates should hold:



- SVUK endorsed Level 4 Teaching Qualification for post-compulsory settings

- 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.

- Assessor Certificate (Level 3)


Consideration will be given to exceptional applicants who do not hold, but are willing to gain, their Teaching Qualification and Assessor Certificate, if successful. Details of this can be discussed at interview.

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.

New appointees are required to attend induction meetings and attendance will be paid at a rate of £9.50 per hour. You may be required to undertake training courses that the Council considers necessary during your period of employment in this post. This essential training provided in-house is compulsory and attendance will be paid at a rate of £9.50 per hour, and does not include the teacher training programmes.

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.

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

Additional Information

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


- 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 Friday 24th May 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.

Interviews will take place between Monday 3rd June and Tuesday 11th June 2019.

Apply Now

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: LBH/19/97244
  • Published: Wed 08/05/2019, 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/05/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £22.79 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Havering

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