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Job Details:

Salary Range: from £22.18 to £28.26 per hour (preparation time included) depending on qualifications and experience

Work Location: Macbeth Centre, Macbeth Street, London W6 9JJ and various off-site venues

Hours per week: Various

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:

Do you want to join our Adult Learning and Skills Service?

Register your interest now!

Come and join our exciting team, delivering more than 500 part-time courses. 

Want to know more?

Visit our web pages  

Telephone: 020 8753 3600 


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

We are looking for creative, innovative, dynamic tutors, who have experience and qualifications related to teaching adults, to join our team.

Seeking enthusiastic tutors to support our learners to achieve their goals, develop new high-quality courses and help expand our course offer, both in the classroom and online. We are especially looking for experience and skills in delivering engaging and productive courses in an online environment. An interest in using technology to support learners would be beneficial, as would the ability to embed employability skills.

Although we would prefer a Level 3 teaching qualification, those with technical knowhow or experience in specific fields will still be considered, as we can support achieving a teaching qualification.

We are particularly interested in receiving CVs from tutors with experience in delivering:

  • Health, Social Care and Teaching from Entry to Level 3
  • Modern Languages
  • Humanities: History (including local and London history), philosophy, creative writing, psychology, literature and politics.
  • Accredited Catering qualifications from Entry to Level 1 and general cookery courses
  • Business and IT courses aimed at local entrepreneurs, with a focus on online tools and social media, cloud-based resources, administration etc.
  • Online arts and crafts courses in a variety of subjects
  • Family Learning courses e.g. Arts & Crafts, Cookery, Storytelling, Drama, Dance, Sports, Face-painting, Complementary therapies, Homework clubs (Maths and English)
  • Courses for people with learning difficulties and disabilities in a variety of subjects
  • Older learners: fitness tutors (gentle exercise, circuit training, core strength, be good to your joints, dance fitness)
  • ESOL tutors
  • Functional Skills tutors for English & Maths
  • Patisserie
  • Dance disciplines (Salsa, Contemporary)
  • Special Educational Needs – tutors and Learner Support Assistants

Role Responsibilities:

  • To teach an agreed programme of study that utilises a variety of teaching methodologies and approaches to maximise learners' acheivement and success.
  • Establish a purposeful learning environment in which diversity is valued and learners feel safe and confident.
  • Set challenging teaching and learning objectives that are relevant to the course and needs of learners.
  • Agree individual learning plans with learners including course and personal targets.
  • To provide appropriate pre-course, on-course information, advice and assessment to support learners progress and identify potential next steps. 

What we can offer you:

  • We have a comprehensive CPD programme
  • Mentoring
  • Continuous support with termly team meetings and yearly whole service meeting


About ALSS

Our Adult Learning & Skills Service (ALSS) provides excellent learning and training opportunities for borough residents and beyond to help students achieve nationally recognised qualifications, support their progression into employment and develop their social, economic and personal skills.  The ALSS works extensively with a range of partners including schools, community organisations, the third sector and family/children centres, as well as working with services allied to improving our residents’ health and well-being. 

The ALSS curriculum has broadly three strands:

1) Skills for Work and Employment

2) Entry into Learning and Skills

3) Personal and Community Development for Health & Well-Being

In the last academic year ALSS recruited almost 6500 learners, delivered over 450 courses from Entry Level to Level 6, covering 14 subject areas. In November 2016 ALSS was rated as “Good overall with outstanding features” by Ofsted inspectors. In September 2020 ALSS successfully renewed its Matrix Accreditation for Careers Information, Advice and Guidance (CIAG).  ALSS has a broad range of outstanding courses taught by highly skilled tutors. So, if you are a highly skilled and dynamic tutor then please….


Come and join our exciting Adult Learning team and help transform peoples lives through Lifelong Learning!

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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