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Becoming a WEA Tutor

The WEA is always interested to hear from qualified tutors across England and Scotland. Our tutors are paid an hourly rate and employed on a sessional basis. Around 2,000 tutors are employed at any one time to deliver courses in England and Scotland.  If you are interested in tutoring with us, you can read more on our Teaching with Us information page. If you would like to make an application to be considered as a tutor, you can apply directly to your local WEA region for inclusion in our “pool” of potential course tutors. This does not guarantee an offer of a course, but your details will be held for consideration when vacancies occur. You can download an application form here.

Jobs at the WEA

The WEA operates through nine Regions in England and a Scottish Association. We employ staff in the areas of education, teaching, management, finance and administration. Vacancies are advertised in national and local media as well as on this page of our website.

No recruitment agencies please.

Current vacancies:

 

Job title:
Interim Systems and Operations Manager (INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY)
Location:
Flexible (a WEA Regional Office)
Hours:
21 per week (0.6 FTE)
Salary:
Grade D: £30,388 - £34,728 per annum pro rata
Contract:
Fixed term: until 30/06/17
Job summary:
An opportunity has arisen for a fixed term post of Interim Systems and Operations Manager, to provide cover for some of the responsibilities and duties of the MIS and Operations Manager who is currently seconded to a project management role.

The post holder will have responsibility for the business as usual (BAU) activities and the day to day management of the weaMIS system.  You must be able to provide clear guidance documents for a variety of users of the system.

This role will also help transition into BAU changes delivered by the SWIFT transformation programme.

A sound understanding and experience of administrative processes, data system maintenance and work flows are essential together with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.

To apply for this role, you will need to submit a written expression of interest which details how you meet the requirements set out in the job description and person specification which should be a minimum of 1 side of A4. You may also submit a summary CV, maximum 2 sides of A4.

Please ensure that your expression of interest is emailed to recruitment@wea.org.uk  by the closing date of midnight on Monday 30 May 2016

Interviews will be held in Luke Street, London on Thursday 9 June 2016.

Closing date:
12am 30 May 2016
 
 
Job title:
Projects Administrator (INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY)
Location:
Yorkshire and Humber (tbc)
Hours:
14 per week (0.4 FTE)
Salary:
Grade B: £17,797 - £20,837 per annum pro rata
Contract:
Fixed term: until 30/06/17
Job summary:
WEA Yorkshire and Humber is seeking expressions of interest for the role of Projects Administrator on a fixed term basis until 30th June 2017.

The post-holder will organise and implement the administrative support systems required to deliver the WEA Yorkshire & Humber Region’s projects and contracts, in particular monitoring educational and financial outputs to ensure compliance.

To apply for this role applicants should submit an expression of interest outlining relevant skills and experience in relation to the job description and person specification to yhjobs@wea.org.uk by no later than 5pm Monday 30th May 2016.

Please click here for the job description and person specification.

Interviews will be held on Friday 3rd June 2016.

Closing date:
5pm 30 May 2016