Salary: £30.35 per hour
Job Grade: Level 3, Zone 1
Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Contract Type: Fixed Term/Secondment – 1 Year renewable
Hours per week: 2 - 10 hours per week, Part time
Closing Date: Thursday 26th May 2022, 23:59pm
Interview Date: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
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Camden Adult Community Learning provides learning opportunities across the borough of Camden, in community settings, schools and libraries. Our role is to
- encourage and support adults of all ages and backgrounds to make their first steps back into learning
- work in close partnership with local community organisations and groups, enabling us to reach those most in need and least likely to engage
- provide the highest quality teaching and learning and progression routes for all our learners
Our work is underpinned by inclusive learning and approaches that recognise the diversity of our community.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Tutor to teach non accredited Everyday English classes (reading, writing, speaking and listening) at pre-Entry to Entry level 2 in community venues. The courses run termly, usually for 2 hours each week. The post holder will develop and plan courses using course outlines, schemes of work, lesson plans and deliver engaging, high quality learning activities. The role entails assessing initial starting points and negotiating learning goals to enable the post holder to monitor learners’ progress through on-going formative assessment and record in a relevant manner. The post holder will be expected to comply with the Service’s Quality procedures, including RARPA requirements.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be considered for this vacancy it is essential the successful candidate has an appropriate teaching qualification alongside previous experience of teaching accredited and non-accredited ESOL at pre-Entry and Entry levels in community settings to Ofsted requirements. The ideal candidate will have a wealth of experience working with learners from diverse backgrounds reflecting the population of Camden, coupled with the ability to promote equality and celebrate diversity. You will have experience of planning and delivering classes which meet the needs of learners with very limited English, as well as meeting the Quality requirements for funders and the Service. You will be an excellent communicator (both written and verbal) with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and possess excellent personal organisation skills. You will be used to ‘thinking on your feet’ and have excellent problem-solving and team-working skills. You will be supported by the ESOL manager and will be offered all Service CPD and training opportunities, including lesson observations.
Working for Camden
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At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits' to see full details of our benefits.
To view the Job Profile, please click HERE or copy and paste the below URL into your browser: http://camdocs.camden.gov.uk/HPRMWebDrawer/Record/9587091/file/document?inline
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits'.
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.