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Havering Social Work Vacancies

Vacancy Details

ESOL Sessional Teacher

London Borough of Havering
To be confirmed
Working Pattern:
Part Time
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/10/2021 at 15:40
London Borough of Havering

Sessional ESOL Teacher (part-time) – £18.14 - £34.65p.h

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives? Havering Adult College is now recruiting an ESOL (English as a Second Language) sessional teacher to teach accredited and non-accredited ESOL courses ranging from pre-entry to Level 2 for residents within the borough.

The courses are delivered during the day and in the evenings on various days. There may be scope to deliver further courses during the year, subject to demand.

Havering Adult College offers a wide range of courses in a variety of subjects and venues across the Borough to learners aged 19+. We have a strong commitment to Equality and Diversity, and welcome learners of all abilities from all backgrounds.

Our excellent commitment to safeguarding has been recognised by Ofsted at our last two inspections.

About the Job

The successful candidate will deliver ESOL courses incorporating various topics in line with the Awarding Body standards.

You will prepare and deliver teaching and learning that meets the individual needs of the learners whilst assessing and providing feedback to learners as required. You will support the learners during the course and help them develop their skills, knowledge and understanding.

Courses are planned to run at least once a week, but there is also scope to offer more teaching and assessing duties depending on your skills, qualifications and availability. 

The hourly rate of pay for this course includes planning and marking where required.

You will support the learners throughout their learning programme, ensuring assessment records are kept up-to-date, targets are met and meaningful feedback is provided.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of Equality and Diversity, and an appreciation of the requirements of teachers under the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults regulations.

You will be joining an enthusiastic and professional team, and will be well supported by our experienced management team.

Make a difference - make the choice to teach.

About You

Successful candidates should hold:

- PGCE or Level 4 or above teaching qualification for post-compulsory settings

- GCSE A*-C English and maths qualifications (or equivalent)

- A qualification in the subject and/or relevant experience of working within the sector

- Level 3 Assessor Certificate (desirable)

Consideration will be given to exceptional candidates who do not hold, but are willing to gain their teaching qualification or assessor certificate, if successful.

The successful applicants will be responsible for planning and delivering the courses, as well as their own travel to and from the delivery centres.

You must have the ability to work on your own initiative and have extensive knowledge and skills related to the area(s) of teaching. The ability to research, produce and use teaching resources to maintain high standards of learning in different environments including the use of e-learning is essential. It is also essential that you have a desire to develop and use new methods of teaching and learning to engage and motivate your learners.

In line with national priorities, you will also be expected to support and develop your learners’ English and maths skills.

If you have any questions about the post, please contact Richard Priest at richard.priest@havering.gov.uk  

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria/competencies for this role.

Please make explicit reference to your relevant qualifications and experience in teaching adults.

Make sure you answer all the questions fully and please make sure you choose referees that can comment on your teaching abilities, such as a line manager, for example.

Do not attach a CV as this will not be considered.

All applications must be made online. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 24th October 2021; however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified only if your application has been successful.  Interviews are scheduled for week commencing Monday 1st November 2021.

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770. 

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

This vacancy is now closed