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Sessional ESOL Tutor - New Directions College
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: DEN0871
  • Published: Tue 22/11/2022, 9:42 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 06/12/2022, 23:41 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Part Time
  • Hours: 0 hours per day, Casual
  • Salary: £22.48 to £24.98 Per Hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: New Directions College, Berkshire

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Sessional ESOL Tutor - New Directions College

Sessional/Hourly paid contract

Must be available to teach during the day and evenings


Due to recent growth at the College, we are seeking an outstanding ESOL Tutor to deliver our range of ESOL courses, from pre-entry level through to Level 2. This includes both regulated and non-regulated learning.

New Directions College is Reading Borough Council’s Adult Community Learning and Skills service.  This year we’re celebrating 65 years of Adult Learning in Reading. We’re a small friendly College delivering to over 2000 learners and Apprentices each year, directly and through our subcontractors and partners.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity and inclusion is the key to our success. Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.

We are looking for someone with experience of teaching English for speakers of other languages (ESOL), preferably within a community learning environment.

You should also have relevant occupational competence and professional teaching qualifications that enable you to support adult learners to develop their skills, confidence and knowledge in English language and make progress.

You should be passionate about supporting others, have strong communication skills and should have experience of delivering accredited qualifications as well as recording and recognising progress and achievement using standardised tool.

You will be responsible for working with learners to conduct initial assessments, develop their individual learning plan and to set them meaningful targets that will enhance their skills, knowledge and personal skills.

You’ll be part of a team that relies on each individual to play their part to the best of their ability. As well as the colleagues that you work closely with every day, you’ll also be part of Team Reading, playing your personal part in making Reading a successful and vibrant place.

Our vision is to ensure that Reading realises its potential as a great place to live, work and play, and that everyone shares the benefits of this success. Our values and behaviours guide how we will achieve this:


Work Together as one team - work collaboratively, with each other and with our partners, and demonstrate the Team Reading values in everything we do

Drive Efficiency - show initiative, be adaptable to change and put forward ideas to help improve delivery and efficiency. Take responsibility for our own learning and development and for reaching our potential

Be Ambitious - be demanding of our own performance – striving to be even better – and be prepared to engage with and challenge leaders in a constructive and positive way

Make a Difference to Reading - maintain the highest levels of customer service and be flexible and willing to provide the services needed at the time they are needed


For more information on the role please contract Ivana Tasker – Skills for Life Curriculum Manager on or Tel: 0345 842 0012 Mob: 07812 462 818

Visit the New Directions website to find out more about the College -

Closing Date: Tuesday 6th December 2022
Interview Date: Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th December 2022

Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.