Sessional Tutors for Languages – BSL, Jamaican Patois, Twi, Ancient Greek

Hours: Variable

Established in 1889, and with our roots stretching back even further, Morley College London is one of the country's oldest and largest specialist providers of adult education. At Morley College London, we provide long-term, sustainable and affordable programmes of lifelong learning across three centres – North Kensington, Chelsea and Waterloo – including 16-19 provision at North Kensington and Chelsea. 

As one of only nine Specialist Designated Institutions (SDIs) in the UK, we serve more than 17,000 students through a coherent, student-centred course offer, underpinned by our mission to empower individuals and strengthen communities through education in Arts, Culture and Applied Sciences.

Whether studying for personal development and well-being, to gain essential skills (English, Maths, IT), to access higher education, or for career development or change, our vision is for ambitions to be inspired and achieved through learning.  

The Languages Department at Morley College London offer a range of core languages (Spanish, French, Italian and Japanese). We are looking to expand our provision of niche languages (Hindi, Yoruba and Twi) and to develop our provision of language + skill class (e.g. Spanish and Creative Writing). With some 30 tutors from varying countries, we are seeking to work inter-departmentally and to attract a wider range of students, and are therefore seeking sessional tutors in the following Languages:

BSL – 20 weeks per year

Ideally 2+ years of experience of teaching to adults, diploma in BSL. Commitment to improving practice, working collaboratively with colleagues and designing own materials. 

Jamaican Patois – 30 weeks per year

Fluency in Jamaican Patois and experience of teaching adults with a degree in language teaching, linguistics and/or equivalent, and teaching qualification preferable but not essential.  Commitment to improving practice, working collaboratively with colleagues and designing own materials. 

Twi – 30 weeks per year

Fluent Twi speaker (any form of Twi is acceptable) with experience of teaching.

Preferable but not essential – a degree in languages/linguistics and a teaching qualification.  Ideally 2+ years of experience teaching adults.  Commitment to improving practice, working collaboratively with colleagues and designing own materials.

Ancient Greek – to teach in the evenings

Ability to plan and deliver lessons to low level adult learners essential. Must be able to carry out administrative tasks and willing to work collaboratively with other practitioners.

Willingness to improve practice and to deliver engaging and inclusive language lessons, with the ability to use ICT in the classroom (particularly MS Teams or Google Meet)

Please stipulate on the application form which Language you are interested in from the above.

Closing date:     9am Monday 7 December 2020

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Morley College London is an Equal Opportunities employer. The College aims to reflect the diverse community it serves and welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates from all backgrounds.

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