Westminster Adult Education Service

Employability - Course Leader

London (Central), London (Greater)
£30,424 - £40,771 per annum depending upon current salary, skills & experience
15 Aug 2022
30 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

36 hours per week

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: 

We are looking for an experienced and qualified tutor to deliver and assess qualifications from Level 1 to Level 3 to learners aged 19+ undertaking Traineeships, Employability programmes and Sector Based Work Academy Programmes covering sectors such as, Public Sector, Digital Skills, Customer Service and Business Administration.

You will be responsible for delivering all elements of the qualification including teaching and assessment, providing support and guidance to learners, ensuring that they are challenged and that they complete their portfolio in a timely manner to the standard required to enable learners to achieve their qualification. 

In addition to this, you will be supporting our Co-ordinator in dealing with the administration of our programmes including taking referrals, carrying out Initial Assessment, on boarding and tracking of learner’s destinations after completion of the course.

Your responsibilities will include: 

Designing resources and assignment briefs where appropriate. 

Delivery training and support both face to face and remotely to groups and/or individuals 

Carryout continuous diagnostic assessments as part of the learners’ journey. 

Tracking learners progress through timely and accurate reports. 

Ensuring all documentation (assignment briefs, tracking documents, progress reviews, Individual

Learning Plans, attendance registers, portfolios etc) are completed to a satisfactory level and in a timely fashion. 

Liaise with the IQA to ensure learners work is IQA’d prior to claiming. 

About you: 

A recognised teaching qualification for the lifelong learning sector, preferably  

PGCE or equivalent 

Recognised Assessor qualification 

An up-to-date CPD record (30 hours year) 

Occupational experience in Customer Service, Business Administration and Public Service.

IT qualification at level 2 or above

Strong digital skills with the ability to deliver training and assessment remotely

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/2029 in all correspondence for this role

The closing date is 9am Tuesday 30 August 2022.  Interviews for this post will take place on 6 September 2022.

CV’s will not be accepted for this post

A Basic DBS is required for this post.


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