Teacher of ESOL (Sessional), Woking, Surrey

Closing date:

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: 28 August 2018 (approx)
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £25.50 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

The Role:

The College requires a sessional Teacher of ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) to teach adults two evenings per week, and to assist with student assessments and cover work throughout the year.   We are looking for a teacher with a passion for ESOL to join this friendly department in our successful and growing college.    Please note that teaching hours are subject to successful enrolment numbers which will be confirmed in early September 2018.  

Applications from teachers with experience of teaching ESOL in the UK or abroad are welcome.  A full mentoring programme is organised to introduce all new staff to sixth form college systems and procedures and to support and encourage professional development. We are looking for an exceptional candidate. 

The Candidate:

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and are looking for an impressive individual to inspire College students.  Candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.   

The Department:

The Essential Skills department delivers ESOL courses for adults from lower Entry 1 to Level 2 both in the day and evening; these are held mainly in a community centre in the town centre but also at the main college. Students enrol at the beginning of each 15-week semester and work towards a reading, writing, or speaking & listening exam at the end. Most take ESB Skills for Life qualifications, but there is also a small EFL provision preparing students for FCE examinations.  

Students come from a wide variety of backgrounds; most have come to settle in this country, and need English to function at work and in the local community. There is a growing number of Syrian refugees. We also have two classes of sixth form students who study ESOL as part of a wider programme.

Application Information:

Salary: £25.50 per hour - please note that teaching hours are subject to successful enrolment numbers which will be confirmed in early September 2018.

Closing Date: 9am, Wednesday 20 June 2018

Interviews: to be held shortly after the closing date

To Apply:  

Please download the Teacher of ESOL (Sessional) Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).  

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:       

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email: kcr@woking.ac.uk  direct telno: 01483 227438  

Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.   Reception telno: 01483 761036  

Website:  www.woking.ac.uk

Important information:  

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.  

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2016 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.  

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website.

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More about Woking College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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