Westminster Adult Education Service

ESOL Co-ordinator - Maternity Cover

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£34,689 - £38,442 depending on skills and experience
Posted
10 Dec 2021
Closes
17 Jan 2022
Ref
ED/WAES/1035
Subject Area
ESOL / EAL
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

 Fixed Term – Maternity Cover – Up to 1 Year

30 days holiday (pro-rata)

Westminster City Council is committed to creating a City for All where people are born into a supportive and safe environment, grow and learn throughout their lives, build fantastic careers in world-leading industries. Westminster Adult Education Service is the City Council’s adult education service and the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest nationally.   

We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our qualification courses, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community-based provision. We work to adapt to the changing needs of our communities – resulting in a dynamic atmosphere where ambition, diversity and creativity are celebrated. We are on our journey to outstanding and want someone who shares our vision of attaining excellence to join our passionate and highly skilled leadership team.  

If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you.    

The role:

  • To manage classroom based and blended learning, ensuring the quality of delivery and
    assessment is of the highest standards
  • To ensure the highest levels of efficient and effective customer management and ensure a high-quality learning experience for every learner
  • To teach on our accredited and non accredited ESOL provision at all levels
  • To ensure retention and achievement rates of learners is high and in line with agreed annual KPIs
  • To ensure recruitment targets are ambitious and met as per curriculum planning for the academic year
  • Line management of 15+ part-time tutors
     

About you:

  • You must have previous experience in a post 16 education environment
    and proven experience of leading teams
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of teaching ESOL
    on accredited courses (Ascentis experience desirable)
  • A degree or professional qualification in a subject relevant to the area
  • You must have a teaching qualification at Level 5
  • An IQA or other Assessor/IV qualification, or willingness to work towards one
  • Knowledge of on-line teaching and using EBS (desirable)

What we offer:   

We are passionate about our aim to be an inclusive workplace for all that reflects the communities we serve, and we believe everyone is valued.   

We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds, including BAME, LGBTQ+ and those with hidden or visible disabilities.   

The Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme,  generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.   

Please quote ED/WAES/1035 in all correspondence for this role

Closing date for this post is 9am Monday 17 January 2022

Interview and assessment for this post will take place from w/b Monday 24 January 2022

A Basic DBS is required for this post.

Please apply via the link