- Build the skills, confidence and knowledge of adults to help change lives and communities
- Build diversity and inclusion in adult learning
- Bring a teaching qualification
We are committed to increasing educational opportunities for all adults providing courses in cities, towns, villages, workplaces and through community organisations, building our provision around the needs, interests and experiences of adults. We sometimes work with targeted groups including people with mental health issues.
We are looking for a range of sessional tutors with a dynamic and interactive approach to teaching and are currently interested in recruiting tutors with expertise in the following fields:
Arabic; French; Italian
Humanities and Social sciences:
Anthropology; Politics; Social Sciences; Classical Studies; Religious Studies– in particular early religions, i.e. pre-Christian religions and belief systems; History – all specialisms (India, Ireland, London, local, Roman, European, Chinese, mediaeval, Victorian, social, etc.) but in particular Prehistory; History of Art; Historic Gardens; Architecture; Museum and Library Studies; Archaeology including Industrial Archaeology; Geography; Classical Civilisations; Egyptology; Modern and Contemporary European Literature; World Literature; Modern and Contemporary Japanese Literature; Creative writing; Experienced walk leaders
Geology and General Sciences
Practical Gardening; Floristry; Floral Design; City Gardening.
Microsoft Office applications; Windows; Mac applications; Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, etc.); Smart Phones; Tablets; Web 2 Technologies; Build your own Android App.
Arts and Media:
Architecture; Art History; Music Studies; Art: Drawing and Painting; Crafts.
Skills for Life:
ESOL; English/ Literacy; Maths (suitably qualified and experienced tutors with relevant subject and generic teaching qualification).
Fitness and Wellbeing
Pilates, General Fitness, Making the Most of Retirement
CV writing; Application form; Supporting statements; Online job search; Identifying transferable skills; Signposting; Interview skills.
Make do and mend course:
Find ways to save money, recycle, mend, make food go further and budget tips.
If you do not see your specialism listed above and have appropriate courses to offer, please do not hesitate to apply.
You should hold a first degree in a relevant discipline or level 5 subject specification qualification as well as generic teaching qualification (for Skills for Life subjects) or have equivalent professional expertise.
Relevant teaching experience is welcome but not essential: most importantly, you must be interested in teaching post-19 adult learners. WEA fosters an interactive and inclusive approach to teaching.
WEA is a government funded education provider and you must be prepared to do related paperwork and receive some training to teach in the Lifelong Learning sector, to comply with current teaching practice.
Rate of Pay:
£24.81 hourly rate (including paid annual leave element and London weighting)
You will be expected to fill in an application form. We operate a panel of tutors and, if deemed suitable, you will be interviewed for the London Region WEA tutor panel. Being placed in the London region panel does not guarantee any work.