National Lead Tutor – Schools and Parenting

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Other Workplaces
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Fixed Term
Salary Description:
£12.54 per hour
11th Mar 2019
Start Date:
Workers' Educational Association
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National Lead Tutor – Schools and Parenting

0.1FTE 12.54 per hour 3 hours a week until 1/9/2019

Who we are

The WEA is a unique charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. With a clear vision and a strong social purpose, we bring great teaching to local communities, with life-changing courses held in clubs, pubs, workplaces, schools and almost anywhere else you can think of. Since 1903, we have been giving disadvantaged people the opportunity to return to learning – inspiring them to realise their full potential and become active, engaged citizens. We see education as a tool for social justice, not just self-improvement, and we pride ourselves on making learning egalitarian and accessible.

About the role

The post holder will,

Provide support to tutors to ensure the successful delivery of the Schools and Parenting programme across the Association in line with current policies within an agreed business plan.

Co-ordinate the development, collation and updating of appropriate resources for the delivery of the Schools and Parenting programme

Key Areas of Responsibility

Collate, update and store all the schools and parenting delivery materials and ensure availability on the intranet and CANVAS
Develop and update any appropriate procedural / guidance notes for tutors and any accompanying template forms required by the Awarding body. These should be to agreed national templates approved by the Accreditation and Recognition Manager
Act as the expert in this programme for tutors and support them by running Zoom and face to face training sessions, induction and replying to e-mail enquiries
Facilitate a Community of Practice of delivery tutors to share good practice and improve the quality of provision and support the delivery of training to tutors and education staff as appropriate.
Become proficient in the use of CANVAS to support the delivery of parenting and schools courses and cascade to other tutors
Contribute to monitoring the quality of the schools and parenting provision across the programme by reviewing success and attendance data, OTLA, internal and external verifier reports and other success indicators as appropriate to the role
Act as a mentor/buddy to new tutors
Ensure appropriate use of Adult Learning Loans where appropriate
Undertake such duties as reasonably requested by your Line Manager.

About you

Our students come from every walk of life, and we want to be as diverse as they are, so we are keen to hear from candidates from minority backgrounds. However, it’s not about where you’ve come from so much as what you can contribute: we need someone with great organisational skills, good project/contract administration experience and excellent and accurate IT skills. Needless to say, you will be self-motivated, team-spirited and very flexible, and you will be ready to make your mark from day one.

To apply for this role, you will need to submit your CV to

Please ensure that your completed application is emailed to, we encourage you to apply in advance of the given closing date as we reserve the right to close this vacancy when we have received sufficient number of applications

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