Glasgow ESOL Forum
Glasgow ESOL Forum

Charity registered in Scotland SC035775

We deliver English language tuition in the workplace and in the community. We are a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. We welcome all non-native English speakers, including asylum seekers, economic migrants and members of settled communities.

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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th December 2023

Glasgow ESOL Forum is a charity based in Glasgow that supports asylum seekers, refugees, and New Scots to learn English. We deliver SQA accredited classes as well as less formal community-based learning opportunities. This is an exciting time as we develop a new strategic plan and look forward to the recruitment of a Chief Executive Officer, and a period of consolidation and change.

We are looking for people to join our Board to bring their skills, expertise, and perspectives. We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented groups and those with lived experience of ESOL services.

We would like to further strengthen our Board in the areas of finance, income generation and fundraising, and marketing and communications. Most importantly, we want applicants who are passionate about what we do and have a strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.

The commitment now we are looking for is around 3 hours per month, preparing for and attending our Board meetings. We meet annually for a strategy and training day. We are currently reviewing the frequency of our meetings.

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Development Worker: ESOL in the Community

  • Part time
  • £26,933 pro-rata
  • Glasgow with hybrid working
  • Closing 6th October 2023

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.

Role

Our Vision

We see Scotland as a welcoming place where non-native English speakers have the language skills and confidence to live fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

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.

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ESOL and numeracy tutor

  • Part time
  • £26,933 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (office, community and home-based, hybrid work pattern)
  • Closing 21st August 2023

Our Vision

We see Scotland as a welcoming place where non-native English speakers have the language skills and confidence to live fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

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.

Following a successful funding application to UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund (Multiply), Glasgow ESOL Forum are pleased to be launching a small ESOL and numeracy project. The project will work with adults learning English who wish to develop numeracy skills. The provision will include small groups and individual provision.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of teaching numeracy and ESOL for the position of ESOL and numeracy tutor. Your role will be to develop deliver community ESOL and numeracy provision at adults. This will include developing resources for delivery.

All applicants will be educated to degree level, or equivalent and have an ESOL qualification and have experience in teaching numeracy to adults.

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Development Worker – ESOL and numeracy

  • Full time
  • £26,933
  • Glasgow (office, community and home-based, hybrid work pattern)
  • Closing 21st August 2023

Our Vision

We see Scotland as a welcoming place where non-native English speakers have the language skills and confidence to live fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

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.

Following a successful funding application to UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund (Multiply), Glasgow ESOL Forum are pleased to be launching a small ESOL and numeracy project. The project will work with adults learning English who wish to develop numeracy skills. The provision will include small groups and individual provision.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of teaching numeracy and ESOL for the position of development worker. Your role will be to develop organisational learning on ESOL and numeracy in order to deliver provision aimed at adults. This will include developing resources for delivery and supporting volunteers and sessional tutors. You will develop our community-based ESOL and numeracy 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 and have experience in teaching numeracy to adults.

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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Part time
  • £42,000 – £45,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th August 2023

This is an exciting opportunity to join Glasgow ESOL Forum as its first Chief Executive. The charity carries out essential, high-quality work to support asylum seekers, refugees, and non-native English speaker to learn English in a range of formal and informal settings. We have been in a period of active change to ensure that the charity is well-placed to support the needs of learners, reach more of them, and help them to thrive and establish themselves in Scotland.

We are now looking for someone to take us to the next stage of our exciting journey. You will have a chance to shape and deliver a new and exciting strategy. We are looking for someone who shares our values and our passion, these are important to us. We are looking for someone that can bring a strong leadership to our excellent and talented team, as well as be credible in building partnerships.

We are looking for someone who can commit to 3 days per week, and we are happy to talk about flexible and hybrid working. We are moving to our new premises at the Pyramid at Anderston from September 2023.

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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th June 2023

Glasgow ESOL Forum is a charity based in Glasgow that supports asylum seekers, refugees, and New Scots to learn English. We deliver SQA accredited classes as well as less formal community-based learning opportunities. This is an exciting time as we develop a new strategic plan and look forward to the recruitment of a Chief Executive Officer, and a period of consolidation and change.

We are looking for people to join our Board to bring their skills, expertise, and perspectives. We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented groups and those with lived experience of ESOL services.

We would like to further strengthen our Board in the areas of finance, income generation and fundraising, and marketing and communications. Most importantly, we want applicants who are passionate about what we do and have a strong commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion.

The commitment now we are looking for is around 3 hours per month, preparing for and attending our Board meetings. We meet annually for a strategy and training day. We are currently reviewing the frequency of our meetings.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Temporary Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,933
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th February 2023

Our Vision

We see Scotland as a welcoming place where non-native English speakers have the language skills and confidence to live fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

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.

Development Worker, ESOL in the Community

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of teaching ESOL and supporting ESOL provision to develop our capacity to deliver both accredited and non- accredited ESOL provision in community settings. Your role will be to support the organisation by identifying, developing and overseeing the delivery of this ESOL support which will include supporting tutors and volunteers and developing and maintaining effective partnerships.

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This vacancy has now closed

Development Worker – ESOL in the Community Project

  • Part time
  • £25,650 pro-rata
  • Glasgow (office, community and home-based, hybrid work pattern)
  • Closing 21st July 2022

Our Vision

We see Scotland as a welcoming place where non-native English speakers have the language skills and confidence to live fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

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 new 3 year project funded by the National Lottery.

For more information, please visit glasgowesol.org

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 and have experience in teaching adults, both in-person and online.

Shortlist
This vacancy has now closed

Finance and Administration Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,950
  • Glasgow (office and home based initially, moving towards office-based)
  • Closing 16th May 2022

Our Vision

We see Scotland as a welcoming place where non-native English speakers have the language skills and confidence to live fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

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.

Finance and Administration Officer

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience of finance and administration for the position of Finance and Administration Officer for Glasgow ESOL Forum. Your role will be to manage the day-to-day financial transactions, ensuring accurate records are kept and to provide administrative support for the organisation. Please see attached job description for further details

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This vacancy has now closed

Development Worker – Volunteer Tutor Project

  • Full time
  • £25,650
  • Glasgow (office, community and home-based)
  • Closing 5th April 2022

Our Vision

We see Scotland as a welcoming place where non-native English speakers have the language skills and confidence to live fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

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.

Development Worker – Volunteer Tutor Project

Our Volunteer Tutor Project recruits, trains and supports ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Language) tutors to work with disadvantaged adults who have no or insufficient access to suitable tuition.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with an extensive experience of teaching ESOL for the position of development worker for our Volunteer Tutor Project. Your role will be recruit, train and support volunteers in Glasgow ESOL Forum’s Volunteer Tutor Project. You will continue to develop a Scottish network of co-ordinators of ESOL volunteers. Your experience will sustain our volunteer-run, community-based ESOL, provision by maintaining good relationships with our partners, our volunteers and our learners.

All applicants will be educated to degree level, or equivalent and have an ESOL qualification and have experience in teaching adults, both in-person and online.

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Directors and Chair

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 1st September 2021

Glasgow ESOL Forum are currently recruiting for new Directors and a Chair to join our Board. The organisation is undergoing a period of significant growth and we would welcome applications from individuals who would like to support us during this exciting time.

We are particularly interested in hearing from those with skills and experience in one of the following areas:

  • HR
  • Legal: in particular relating to employment law, charity law, commercial property
  • Marketing and Social media
  • ESOL at a strategic level
  • Income generation
  • The promotion of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Board meets every 6 weeks, with some additional sub-committee meetings to work on specific issues. We ask for a minimum commitment of 1 year and expect board members to be able to commit approximately 5 hours per month. The chair of the board is required to attend additional meetings and prepare the agenda for the board meetings.

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