Skills for Life Lecturer – Literacy Specialist 0.5

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education, Other Workplaces
Government/Local Authority
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Permanent, Temporary
Salary Description:
Scale Points 10-14 - £13,907 - £16,187 plus £3003 London Weighting Allowance
16th May 2019
Start Date:
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Job Ref:

Benefits and Allowances
Tutor/ Lecturer Scale Points 10-14 - £13,907 - £16,187 plus £3003 London Weighting Allowance

Role Purpose

Got big ideas about adult learning? Come to Tower Hamlets Council and make them happen. Idea Stores are where learning and libraries combine.

Tower Hamlets has one of the most economically and socially diverse communities in the UK. Here at Idea Stores, we provide a unique combination of adult learning, library and information services.

We are looking for enthusiastic Literacy tutors to join our innovative and dynamic team and to teach across a range of levels in our well-equipped, modern stores with purpose built classrooms. Graded Good by Ofsted (November 2016), come and join our supportive learning environment where you will be given space to develop and progress in your Literacy career.

Key Responsibilities

You will provide high quality teaching, learning and support for learners in the Post-19 education sector for Tower Hamlets Council.

You will be responsible for delivering excellent teaching and learning on a range of accredited (Edexcel) and RARPA assessed Literacy programmes across the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
You will assist the Curriculum Managers to develop courses, schemes of work and assessment strategies which meet the wide ranging needs of learners across the borough.


Successful applicants will hold a PGCE and level 5 subject specialism in Literacy or an equivalent level qualification.

Knowledge and experience of teaching mixed ability Literacy groups as well as knowledge and understanding of current best practice in teaching and learning is essential.

This post requires an enhanced DBS and the ability to work one or two evenings a week as required.

Additional Information

Interviews will be held on 5th and 6th June 2019.
These vacancies are fixed term for 12 months in the first instance; 17.5 hours per week (term time only for 41 weeks)
We encourage applicants to demonstrate that they have the skills and knowledge required for this position. We would strongly encourage all applicants to read the job specification before completing the application.

Application Details

This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External

If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees

All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted.

Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
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