If you want to teach for the WEA you will need a strong commitment to lifelong learning and educational democracy:
- Building the skills, confidence and knowledge of adults to help change lives and communities
- Building diversity and inclusion in adult learning
We are committed to increasing educational opportunities for adults. We attract almost 100,000 learners a year - providing courses in cities, towns, villages, workplaces and through community organisations, building our courses around the needs, interests and experiences of adults.
WEA are looking for enthusiastic, imaginative and innovative subject specialists, part-time tutors, particularly in:
- Communication including Lip Reading, Deaf Awareness
- Community Capacity Building and Citizenship
- Family Learning
- Health and Personal Development
- Humanities and Literature
- Literacy, Numeracy and ESOL
- Staff and Volunteer Development
- Trade Union Studies
- Visual and Performing Arts (including Digital Imaging)
We deliver a range of accredited and non-accredited course and while we can give no guarantee of work, we currently have opportunities in every region of England and in Scotland.
The WEA is committed to increasing diversity in our subjects and our tutor pool and we would particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including Black and Minority Ethnic groups or people with disabilities.
Further information on terms and conditions are available from your Regional Office.
To teach for the WEA you will also need to have a PTLLS qualification or equivalent and join the Institute for Learning (IfL).