Lecturer - ESOL
Salary range: £21,781 to £31,856 p.a. inc. (Pro-Rata)
Contract: Permanent; 0.5 FTE
Hours of work: 18 hours per week
Location: Stonebridge Centre and other locations from time to time
An Excellent Opportunity
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are looking to strengthen the teaching team at Bent Start and we want creative, flexible and committed staff to make this possible. This role requires team work and a willingness to do what it takes to support Brent Start and the curriculum area in which you will work.
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and innovative ESOL teacher to work with classes of mixed level and ages. All our classes are for adult learners and we prepare students for both non accredited and accredited ESOL qualifications from Pre Entry to Level 1.
With attendance at team meetings, training events and standardisation/audit meetings, initial assessment, completion of course file and ILPs, you will be a committed member of staff that can be relied upon to produce quality and provide learners with an excellent experience.
We are seeking individuals who are resilient and creative. Who have good classroom management and interpersonal communication skills.
You would be flexible with your teaching styles in order to adapt to each individuals needs and have a good understanding of quality frameworks including RarPa, ILPs.
Ideally you are a fully qualified teacher with either a PGCE or a Cert Ed as a minimum. You may also have some subject specific qualifications to add to your list. Your English and maths are already certified as level 2 or above.
If you do not already hold these qualifications, there can be a discussion around your commitment to gaining them within a certain time period.
Closing Date: 27 March 2019 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.