Kirklees College

Adult Learning Facilitator

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£13,148 - £13,949 pa (FTE £26-296 - £27,898)
08 Nov 2022
05 Dec 2022
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

Are you already working in education and looking for a new challenge? Or employed in industry and looking to work more closely with your community?

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

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Hours/weeks: 18.5 hours/52 weeks Actual.

In the role of Adult Learning Facilitator, you’ll predominantly be based at Huddersfield but will be expected to travel regularly to other venues across Kirklees. Your focus will be working with partners across Kirklees, co-ordinating and delivering our community learning offer, monitoring and supporting students, and ensuring our courses meet the needs of key stakeholders. If you have a passion for adult learning and making a difference, this role could be for you.

Your key responsibilities will be community development with some teaching and administrative duties. You will be required to plan and deliver core subjects to adults with a focus on those who are seeking employment, and support the growth of Sector Based Work Academies in partnership with local Job Centres. Ideally, you’ll have a Level 5 teaching qualification (or be able to prove equivalent ability) and demonstrable experience in working with adults in diverse community settings.

The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and other key stakeholders is essential. It’s important that you’re enthusiastic, inspiring and able to support our students to achieve their full potential in a positive and engaging way.

You will need to actively demonstrate our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role. Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel. We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another. 

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied. As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status.

We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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