Social Media for E-Commerce/Digital Marketing Tutor

Start January 2024

Westminster is an amazing place. We are home to over 250,000 residents from all backgrounds, over 50,000 vibrant and vital businesses and three-quarters-of-a-million people work in Westminster. Westminster City Council’s strategy is to work towards a Fairer Westminster. A Fairer Westminster is one in which our communities are at the heart of our decision-making and help to determine the city’s future. By working directly with our communities and other partners, we can build a more inclusive city that celebrates our diverse communities, and where residents, workers and visitors from all backgrounds will feel welcome and safe.

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 people who share our vision of attaining excellence to join us.  

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

We are looking for a E- commerce/ Digital Marketing tutor, to teach on our Level 3 accredited provision from January 2024: and our level 2 course from Sept 2024:

WAES has seen a demand in programmes that lead to employment in digital marketing and e-commerce and as a response is launching a Level 3 Diploma in social media for E-Commerce as a progression course to our Level 2 Award in Digital Marketing.  This is an exciting time to join WAES on their journey of growth and to support adults aspiring to join an exciting career in digital marketing.  If you have current and relevant industry expertise and want a role that supports others to break into the industry, this is the role for you.  Ideally, we would want you qualified to teach, but for the right person, we are happy to support you to become teacher qualified.

The Role:

Planning, organising and delivering exceptional teaching activities, ensuring every student receives the highest quality teaching, learning and feedback, successfully preparing them for roles in industry. Creating and delivering industry relevant module content, in line with the course and wider programme objectives. Ensuring an ‘outstanding’ teaching and learning experience including Individual Learning Plans and quality assurance implementation and feedback. Supporting the social media for E-Commerce / Digital Marketing curriculum where required for example, course advice and guidance for prospective learners, open days, end of year show.

About You:

  • You have excellent industry knowledge in digital and social media marketing
  • You must have a qualification in the subject area at Level 4 or above
  • You will have the ability to motivate learners to prepare them for roles in the industry
  • Ideally you will have experience teaching adults, preferably on accredited courses
  • You must have a teaching qualification at Level 3 or above, or the willingness to do one
  • Commitment to outstanding teaching and the learner experience
  • Commitment to your own professional development

What We Offer:

At Westminster City Council, we pride ourselves on being an inclusive workplace and employer of choice. We encourage and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that, at all levels, represents the communities we serve. We champion equality, diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, has a sense of belonging and is empowered to be their best, that is the Westminster Way. To find out more about how we do this visit []

As a forward-thinking Council, we appreciate that people work in different ways, therefore some of our staff depending on their role at WAES can benefit from working a range of flexible working patterns as well as Agile working.

The Council is a Disability Confident Employer. If you have declared a disability in your application, we guarantee an interview if you meet the essential criteria of the job. If you are invited for interview, you will be asked if you need any reasonable adjustments in order to attend, and we will make these wherever possible.

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

Please quote ED/WAES/2136 in all correspondence for this role.

Please ensure you address all the role and person criteria when completing your supporting statement.

Closing date for this post is 9am Monday 30 October 2023.

Interview and assessments for this post will take place on Thursday 9 November 2023 Shortlisted candidates must be available to attend on this date.

CVs will not be accepted for this post.

A Basic DBS is required for this post.

Please apply by clicking the apply link