We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with experience in ESOL planning and delivery to join our team as a Development Worker on the ESOL in the Community Project. To apply, please refer to the attached job description and follow the instructions under 'Application notes' below.
We look forward to hearing from you.
We see Scotland as a welcoming place where non-native English speakers have the language skills and confidence to live fulfilling lives.
We provide accessible and relevant ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) learning opportunities for adults, supporting integration, employability and personal development.
We support ESOL practitioners and learners to have their views heard.
We welcome all non-native English speakers, including asylum seekers, refugees, economic migrants and members of settled communities.
Our ESOL in the Community Project delivers accredited and non-accredited ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Language) provision in the local community. The project also has a focus on ESOL courses blended with other skills e.g art, photography, walking groups. This is a project funded by the National Lottery.
For more information, please visit our website: glasgowesol.org
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with an extensive experience of teaching ESOL for the position of development worker for our ESOL in the Community Project. Your role will be to develop partnerships, support sessional ESOL tutors and support the delivery of SQA accredited and non-accredited ESOL courses in Glasgow. You will develop our community-based ESOL provision by maintaining and developing good relationships with our partners, our tutors and our learners.
All applicants will be educated to degree level, or equivalent and have an ESOL qualification (CELTA or equivalent) and have experience in teaching adults, both in-person and online.
The University of Glasgow has been changing the world for more than 572 years. Today, we are one of the world's top 100 universities and ranked 13th in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Impact Rankings 2023, demonstrating that we are not only one of the best universities in the United Kingdom, but one of the best universities for the world. Our people have always been at the forefront of innovation, and our past achievements inspire our current world changers.
In this role, the postholder will contribute to the success of the College of Social Sciences Research & Knowledge Exchange Strategy by significantly increasing research activity supported by funding derived from Trusts & Foundations, in order to deliver against the following specific success measures:
• Increasing the College’s research income per FTE to reach its ambitious Russell Group upper quartile target
• Enhancing the quality of the research environment for social science at the University of Glasgow.
This post is full time (35 hours per week) and fixed term for up to 3 years in the first instance. Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.
Are you looking for a new challenge and opportunity to make a real difference to peoples lives and communities? We have the following role available – Support and Advocacy Advisor. Advocating for those in addiction in Scotland to ensure that people have choice and are able to make decisions about their treatment and future.
Contract: Funding is available of this post for 3 years, with your help we will secure more.
ONLY THE TENACIOUS, COURAGEOUS & DETERMINED SHOULD APPLY.
We don’t care whether you come into the office at 9 am.
We don’t care if you choose to work from home or not.
We don’t care if you work from your phone whilst walking the dog.
We hired you for a job and we trust you to get it done. Just let us know what you need to be successful in your role. And we will show up for you.
You don’t need to justify to us why you need a day off.
You don’t need to explain how sick your child is to leave early.
You don’t need to apologise for having a personal life.
Yes, we care about results but most importantly we care about you. We are all human and we are all adults. We lead people. We don’t run an adult day care centre. The success of this project will be down to you & how dedicated you are to the work. We want you to help us help more people to access the path of treatment they choose.
Could you be Key?
Being a support worker is a role where you can make every day matter. It's a job with challenges that make your heart beat faster, where you can give something of yourself and empower amazing people on their journey through life.
At key we support disabled people of all ages to make every day matter.
We are passionate about being the very best employer we can be, ensuring our staff feel well supported and valued in their roles. As well as being part of a supportive, local team you will be eligible for:
• Hourly rate of £11.00* (Induction rate £10.90) - *pay award pending.
• Sleepover hourly rate of £10.90.
• Competitive annual leave and company sick pay.
• Enhanced pay for work on targeted Public Holidays.
• Paid Membership of Disclosure Scotland’s PVG Scheme.
• Full, in-depth training for your role.
• Fully funded SVQ qualification with support provided to achieve this.
• Employee Assistance Programme offering free confidential counselling, advice and support on a wide range of issues.
• A Workplace Pension.
• Free access to occupational health support.
• Credit Union Membership.
• Cycle to Work Scheme.
• Costco Membership.
• Blue Light Card/Blue Light Ticket registration which offer a range of discounts and savings.
• Concerts for Carers registration.
Join us and make every day matter! Support Workers and Relief Support Workers.
No experience necessary! Training and support will be given to help you achieve your full potential.
If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract due to other commitments, we also have opportunities for you to complement our existing workers by joining our relief register of bank support workers. This will mean you can work in a way that best suits you and fits with your life.