Adult Community Learning Tutor Creative Writing

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£30,893 - £35,488
Posted
15 Jun 2021
Closes
27 Jun 2021
Ref
210000AD
Contract Type
Contract

About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all

The role

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 Creative Writing for beginners 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.

OCCASIONAL WEEKENDS AS AND WHEN REQUIRED

Please note as this role will include teaching a Women’s Centre group, we can only consider female teachers for this particular post.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by clicking HERE

To be considered for this vacancy it is essential the successful candidate has an appropriate teaching qualification and experience of teaching non-accredited Creative Writing courses for beginners in community settings. You will also need to be able to deliver classes online. 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 working with people with physical or mental health issues, learning disabilities and those at risk of homelessness. You will have experience of planning and delivering classes which meet the needs of learners who are developing their skills in 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 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 Health & Wellbeing Programme manager and will be offered all Service CPD and training opportunities, including lesson observations.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

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 essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

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 resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG