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Sessional Lecturer LBHF39234

Job Details:

Salary Range: from £27.18 to £33.37 per hour (preparation time included) 
Work Location: Macbeth Centre, Macbeth Street, London W6 9JJ or various off-site venues
Hours per week: Flexible
Contract type: Casual
DBS check: Enhanced
Closing date: Rolling Job Advert
Contact details for an informal discussion: Kathleen McCarthy, Staff Services Manager, on 07788 380209 or via email: KATHY.MCCARTHY@LBHF.GOV.UK

Advert Text:

We are recruiting innovative and dynamic Sessional Tutors to join our excellent team. 


We are looking for tutors to deliver courses in the following: 


From Entry Level to Level 2

Sustainability/Green Skills
Up-cycling, re-cycling, energy saving

ESOL & Functional Skills English and Maths 
From Entry Level to Level 2 

Family Learning
Arts and crafts, story-telling, Performing Arts, homework clubs for English and Maths

Food Studies
General cooking and Patisserie

Visual and Performing Arts
Dance, Drama, Digital Music production, Drawing and Painting

Health & Wellbeing for 50+
General fitness or aerobics, Pilates, cardiac rehab, Feldenkrais, Tai Chi


and many more subjects.


If you teach other subjects, we would love to hear from you too.

A level 3 teaching qualification is preferred. However, we will support passionate and experience individuals in achieving a Level 3 Award in Teaching & Education, offered by our service.

About us:

Our highly rated H&F Adult Learning & Skills Service provides over 450 courses to more than 6,000 students locally and London-wide. We offer a wide range of nationally accredited and non-accredited community learning courses. These courses support our residents to develop new skills, gain national qualifications and progress into employment.


We believe in Lifelong Learning opportunities for all. Our mission is to be the best Adult Learning & Skills Service. To do this, we need the best people to help build our vision. If you are looking to develop your career in a fast-paced, professional environment, whilst making a difference, please register your interest. 


Please send your CV to: to register your interest. 

By registering your interest, you will be added to the H&F Tutor Talent Pool. One of the team will contact you when any of our exciting opportunities arise.

Want to know more?

Visit our website:  
Telephone: 020 8753 3600 

People Values:

How we act defines who we are.  At the heart of our organisation is a common approach to defining ‘who we are’.  We are looking for people who can build this into everything they do.


We are fair

We treat everyone with compassion, dignity and fairness. We value the views and opinion of others, and promote benefits and opportunities for all.


We are caring

We care about our borough and doing things well. We focus on standards and continuous improvement; learning from our mistakes and celebrating success.


We are collaborators

We work together for a better society. We work with our residents, businesses, schools, third sector and others for better outcomes for everyone.


We are driven

We will only settle for the very best. We seek to continually improve and put our residents, customers and businesses at the heart of everything we do.

Recruiting for Attitude:

Your skills and ability are important however, we recruit as much for attitude as we do experience.  We are looking for people who have the following attributes:


Complex problem-solving
The ability to work within a complex system and find simple solutions and outcomes that deliver real change. 


Critical thinking
The ability to challenge the norms through evidence-based approaches using both numerical and critical reasoning and thinking.  You can rationalise decision-making and form views quickly and soundly from a range of sources.  


You take approaches that demonstrate how doing things differently and creatively changes the dynamic in situations.  You can apply creative solutions that deliver hard outcomes.  


People management
You can get the best out of people.  You have a coaching-style and drive through a commitment to personal and professional development.  You are clear in your expectations and have exceptional feedback from your team about their working environment. You recognise and support people as individuals.  


Coordinating with others
You have the knack of working well with others.  You have an appreciation of your own presence and approach and can demonstrate how you have developed and continue to develop how you work with others.  You can also recognise how others work, think, and feel to get the most out of collaboration.  


Emotional intelligence
You have a high degree of self-awareness and self-regulation in a wide range of situations from one-to-one conversations to team and group dynamics.  You can recognise motivating factors and demonstrate empathy appropriately applying a wide range of adaptive social skills. 


Judgement and decision making
You can take rational and evidence-based decisions and take responsibility for your decisions and actions.  Where there is ambiguity or a lack of evidence you can demonstrate the ability to understand the environment and show flexibility in applying your judgement.  


You can demonstrate an understanding of the range of skills and techniques required to successfully negotiate with a range of other partners.  This includes understanding how to structure and undertake successful negotiation on an organisational-wide level.  


Service orientation
You must be unequivocal in your commitment and drive for outstanding service delivery.  Both in terms of the quality of products and work delivered as well as the achievement of objectives.  You and your team can demonstrate how your overall contribution to the organisation and service delivers to our organisational aims and objectives.  


Cognitive flexibility
The ability to recognise the environment in which you work and adapt and shift to this environment to maximise your own personal achievement and lead others in the same approach.  Applying cognitive flexibility to situations of significant change and transformation. 



Hammersmith & Fulham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
Corporate Equalities Employment Policy: In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ) applies.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.


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