Camden Adult Community Learning provides learning opportunities across the borough of Camden, in community settings, schools and libraries. Our role is to
- encourage and support adults of all ages and backgrounds to make their first steps back into learning
- work in close partnership with local community organisations and groups, enabling us to reach those most in need and least likely to engage
- provide the highest quality teaching and learning and progression routes for all our learners
Our work is underpinned by inclusive learning and approaches that recognise the diversity of our community.
We have four fantastic opportunities for experienced Tutors to teach the following
- Art & Craft for beginners in community venues. The courses run termly, usually for 2-3 hours each week.
- Beauty & Complementary Therapies for beginners in community venues, usually for 2-3 hours each week
- Cookery and Healthy Eating for beginners in community venues. The courses run termly, usually for 2-3 hours each week.
- Yoga for beginners in community venues. The courses run termly, usually for 1.5 - 3 hours each week.
The post holders will develop and plan courses using course outlines, schemes of work, lesson plans and deliver engaging, high quality learning activities. The roles entail assessing initial starting points and negotiating learning goals to enable the post holder to monitor learners’ progress through on-going formative assessment and record in a relevant manner. The post holder will be expected to comply with the Service’s Quality procedures, including RARPA requirements.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
To be considered for one of these vacancies it is essential the successful candidate has an appropriate teaching qualification and experience of teaching the following
- Non-accredited Art & Craft courses for beginners in community settings.
- Non-accredited Beauty & Complementary Therapies courses for beginners in community settings
- Non-accredited Cookery courses for beginners in community settings
- Non-accredited Yoga courses for beginners in community settings
The ideal candidates will have a wealth of experience working with learners from diverse backgrounds reflecting the population of Camden, coupled with the ability to promote equality and celebrate diversity. You will have experience of working with people with physical or mental health issues, learning disabilities and those at risk of homelessness. The successful candidates will have experience of planning and delivering classes which meet the needs of learners with very limited English, as well as meeting the Quality requirements for funders and the Service. You will be an excellent communicator (both written and verbal) with intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and possess excellent personal organisation skills. You will be used to ‘thinking on your feet’ and have excellent problem-solving and team-working skills. You will be supported by the Health & Wellbeing Programme manager and will be offered all Service CPD and training opportunities, including lesson observations.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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Discover and Diversity
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If you want to find out more about what it’s like to work at Camden to help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you, please click HERE to complete our online scenario based questionnaire. Please note, this does not form part of the application and will not be used as part of the selection process.
How to apply
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To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: Thursday 14th November 2019
Interviews to be held: Tuesday 19th November 2019
Please quote reference: 190000R8