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Part Time Sessional Teacher - History
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: LBH02163
  • Published: Wed 28/08/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 21/09/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 0 per week
  • Salary: £0 - £9,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Havering

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Part Time Sessional Teacher - History

Havering Adult College are now looking to recruit to our history provision and are seeking sessional part-time History teachers. Courses are predominantly daytimes or Saturdays during term time and delivered once a week.

We are looking for teachers with knowledge in the following subjects:

Turning Points WW2: The Battle of Britain
History of common expressions
Ghost stories from Britain
Chocolate Wars
Female Leaders
Elizabeth I’s England Part 1: Religion
Turning Points WW2: The Miracle of Dunkirk
Elizabeth I’s England Part 2: Rebellion
Turning Points WW2: The Longest Day
Native Americans: The peoples and the coming of the Blue soldiers.
Elizabeth I’s England Part 3: Invasion
Native Americans: Famous names and events
Native Americans: The Battle of the Greasy Grass
Kings and Queens of Britain

Part Time Sessional Teacher - History

The successful candidate will deliver a range of History courses, currently all non-accredited.

You will prepare and deliver teaching and learning that meets the individual needs of the learners and the service. You will support the learners during the course and help them develop their skills.

The course is planned to run once a week, but there is also scope to offer more teaching depending on your skills, qualifications and availability.

The hourly rate of pay for this course starts at £20 and includes planning and marking where required. Holiday pay is included within the hourly rate.

You will support the learners throughout their learning programme, ensuring assessment records are kept up-to-date, targets are met and meaningful feedback is provided.

The successful candidate will have an understanding of Equality and Diversity, and an appreciation of the requirements of teachers under the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults regulations.

You will be joining an enthusiastic and professional team, and will be well supported by our experienced management team.

Make a difference - make the choice to teach.

Although it would be desirable to hold a SVUK endorsed Level 4 Teaching Qualification for post-compulsory settings and an Assessor Certificate (Level 3), consideration will be given to applicants who do not hold, but are willing to gain, their Teaching Qualification and Assessor Certificate, if successful. Details of this can be discussed at interview.”


Successful candidates should hold:

- GCSE A*-C English and maths qualifications (or equivalent)

- A qualification in the subject (or relevant experience) appropriate to the Level(s) of the course(s) advertised here

The successful applicants will be responsible for planning and delivering the courses, as well as their own travel to and from the delivery centres.

You must have the ability to work on your own initiative and have extensive knowledge and skills related to the area(s) of teaching and the ability to research, produce and use teaching resources to maintain high standards of learning in different environments including the use of e-learning. It is also essential that you have a desire to develop and use new methods of teaching and learning to engage and motivate your learners.

In line with national priorities, you will also be expected to support and develop your learners’ English and maths skills.

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please note the CV's will not be accepted

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 01708 432770

If you have any questions about the post, please contact Brenda Hunt on

- Make sure you answer fully all the questions and evidence how you meet the competencies for the post.

- Please make explicit reference to your relevant qualifications and experience in teaching adults.

- Finally, please make sure you choose referees that can comment on your teaching abilities, a line manager, for example.

Do not attach a CV as this will not be considered.

All applications must be made online. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 20th Seotember 2019; however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified if your application has been successful, and be invited to an interview.

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770.