Digital Course Leader - Full Time

 full time 36 hours per week

Westminster City Council is committed to creating a Fairer City 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 (WAES) is the City Council’s adult education service and the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest nationally.

Our recent Ofsted was good overall with outstanding features and will enable us to grow and develop as an organization and want someone who shares our vision of attaining excellence to join our passionate and highly skilled leadership team.  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.

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

The Role: 

This is an exciting opportunity to build and shape the role of Digital skills within WAES and make a difference to committed individuals who want to break into the sector.

You will be overseeing the digital skills provision and securing excellent outcomes for our learners.

You will be working with the Head of Department to develop the provision to ensure our offer best meets the needs of learners and local residents.

The tech sector is a fast-growing sector and WAES has rapidly developed its curriculum offer to offer courses from L2 to L5 including bootcamps to get people into work.

About You:

You will have experience of teaching technical digital skills, working knowledge and skills in more at least two of the following:  Linux, Python, Javascript, HTML, CSS, SEO, etc.

You will be a strong communicator who has a passion for this area and through this is able to implement changes swiftly, ensure our programmes are relevant and current.

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.   

The closing date to apply for this post is 9am Monday 5 June 2023.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 13 June 2023 at our Lisson Grove Centre

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/2104

To apply for this post, please complete the WAES Application Form and EO Monitoring Form from our website.

A Basic DBS is required for this post.

CVs will not be accepted for this post.

Please apply via the link