Fine Art Course Leader - 0.6fte

Salary range: £21,078 - £27,286 for working 21.6 hours per week annum (negotiable, depending on experience) FTE £35,131 - £45,478

Hours per week: 21.6 hours per week – must be available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Holidays: 21 days per year for 0.6fte (pro-rata for mid-year starters)
Vetting requirements: Basic DBS Check
Closing date:  9 am Monday 17 June 2024

Interview date: Thursday 27 June 2024

About Us:

Westminster Adult Education Service is a leading provider of adult education in London, committed to empowering individuals through lifelong learning. Our work environment is stimulating and inclusive, promotes diversity and fosters personal growth. Join us in our mission to inspire lifelong learning in our communities and become an integral part of our team. If you are ready to elevate your career, apply today and be part of our exciting journey at Westminster Adult Education Service.

The Role:

We are looking for an innovative Fine Art Course Leader, to inspire and provide a transformative education to our adult learners (19+) from in and around London, as well as develop your skills across the service.

You will be responsible for the portfolio of Fine Art courses providing teaching, learning, and assessments across our provision, monitoring learners' performance with opportunities to support them, ensuring they are challenged, and inspired, complete their work in a timely manner, and excel in achievement.

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

About You:

  • You will have proven experience in industry and teaching Fine Art to adults at Levels 2 and above
  • You will have a qualification in the subject area at Level 4 or above
  • You must be available Tuesday to Thursday, weekly from 20 August 2024
  • A recognised teaching qualification. Minimum Certificate in Education and Training (Level 3) or equivalent
  • Able to continuously develop and grow the curriculum to make it relevant to the future workplace
  • Able to provide advice, guidance and support to learners 
  • Willing to support the Head of Creative Industries to achieve the service’s strategic objectives
  • Able to take ownership of the end of year shows – organisation and curation

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  https://www.westminster.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/public-health-strategy-policies-and-reports/equality-duties [westminster.gov.uk]

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 apply by clicking the apply link