Volunteering & Vacancies

Current Teaching Vacancies - for academic year 2018/19

Part-time Instructors

Academic GR1 SCP1 £20.00 per hour

We are looking for creative, passionate and inspiring people to deliver our adult learning courses from September 2018.

We have opportunities in a number of subjects including:

Languages: French, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese

Arts & Crafts: Basket weaving, Calligraphy,  Ceramics, Creative Collage, Drawing and Painting, Flower Arranging, Glass & Framing, Jewellery Making, Mosaic, Paper Crafts

Textiles and Dressmaking: Machine Embroidery, Knitting, Crochet, Weaving, Textiles Printing, Soft Furnishing, Patchwork, Felting, Macramé, Batik, Personal styling

Baking & Cookery: Baking, Cake Decorating, Cooking International Cuisines, Wine and beer tasting

Culture & Games:  Chess, Bridge, Archaeology

Classes are organised at different venues across Reading in the daytime and evening.  Ideally you will be a qualified adult learning tutor and be suitably experienced and qualified in your subject/discipline.

If you believe you have the skills to nurture learners’ creative potential please contact us! Email jill.dray@reading.gov.uk or call 07841 721147 if you would like to apply or require further information.


£20.00 to £23.75 per hour

For English, Math, ESOL Functional Skills
These posts involve group teaching. Applicants should be graduates with a minimum of GCSE level English and Maths. Ideally, applicants will have a minimum of PTLLS (or equivalent) but training is available for the right candidate.

For further information about Sessional Tutors/Assessors, please contact Linda Stacey on 0118 937 4789 or email linda.stacey@reading.gov.uk

For Childcare, Business, Management, Public Services
These posts involve group teaching and/or assessing. Applicants should be qualified in their specialist area with a minimum of GCSE level English and maths. Ideally, applicants will have a minimum of PTLLS (or equivalent) but training is available for the right candidate.

For Business and Management qualifications, qualified assessors are required for 1:1 work.
For further information please contact Rebecca Richens on 0118 937 3720/07802 537 355 or email rebecca.richens@reading.gov.uk


£9.80 per hour

These posts are to support individual learners with additional needs to achieve their potential across the curriculum. Applicants will have a minimum of GCSE level English and Maths and, ideally, experience of working with adults who have learning difficulties. Learner support workers are casual staff members who would need to be available to work evenings as well as daytime.

For more information please contact Cheryl Ives on 0118 937 5263 or
email Cheryl.ives@reading.gov.uk

For application forms please contact Stephen Hunter on 0118 937 6800 or email stephen.hunter@reading.gov.uk


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