ESOL Tutor

Posted 24/06/2024 by Westway Trust


ESOL Tutor- £30 per hour + 12.7% Holiday Pay– London, W10

The Role

Are you an experienced ESOL tutor with a proven track record of delivering high-quality teaching? Do you thrive on helping adult learners achieve their potential? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

The Westway Trust is a unique charity that stewards the resources of 23 acres of space under the Westway A40. We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic ESOL Tutor to join our growing team on a sessional basis.

You will develop and deliver ESOL courses to adults from pre-entry level up to level 1.

If you meet the above criteria and would like to join us in empowering adult learners and contribute to a community-focused charity today, apply today.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Plan, prepare and deliver high-quality teaching and learning sessions, workshops, and tutorials in line with the curriculum requirements and the needs of individual learners, ensuring learning objectives are met.
  • Assess learners’ abilities and identify areas for improvement, tailoring teaching and learning methods and resources accordingly.
  • Develop and deliver consistently engaging and interactive sessions, utilising a variety of teaching techniques and materials to enhance learners’ understanding and engagement with the subject/topic.
  • Provide individualised support to learners, addressing their specific learning needs and challenges through one-on-one meetings and additional learning resources.
  • Rigorously monitor and track learners’ progress, providing regular feedback and implementing strategies to address areas of weakness or underperformance.
  • Set and mark assignments, tests, and examinations, providing constructive feedback to learners to support their learning and improvement.
  • Collaborate with other team members to share best practices, contribute to curriculum development, and participate in team meetings and training sessions.
  • Establish and maintain a positive and inclusive learning environment, actively promoting learner participation, motivation, and confidence in professional development.


  • To identify materials and equipment/resource needs to assist the provision of teaching and learning by students.
  • Maintaining up to date course files and submitting accurate data on attendance and achievement within agreed deadlines.
  • To monitor student attendance and punctuality and take appropriate action as required.
  • Preparing groups of learners for accredited assessment (exam or portfolio) & non-accredited assessment (RARPA), marking assessments and taking part in internal moderation and/or consultation meetings with appropriate Trust staff.
  • Providing feedback on appropriate documentation for example observation, IQA reports etc.


  • To comply with any reasonable request in relation to the adult learning programme made by the Trust.
  • To comply with any Health & Safety regulations and, in particular, be familiar with the procedure to be adopted in case of fire and or other Health and Safety concerns e.g. Risk Assessments.
  • To undertake appropriate individual training identified at review meetings through the line management process.
  • To attend and participate in meetings, including management meetings, end of term tutor meetings and Westway Trust staff meetings.

The Company

Westway Trust is a dynamic and forward-thinking charity located in the heart of Portobello, West London. Established as a beacon of community-driven change, the Westway Trust is rooted in the heart of North Kensington. As a Westway Trust employee, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and fulfilling environment while making a meaningful difference.

The Person

  • Hold a recognised teaching qualification such as CELTA, DELTA or TESOL or A full teaching qualification for working in adult learning (DTLLS, PGCE or DET)
  • A minimum GCSE English Grade C or equivalent if teaching ESOL/Literacy.
    • Proven successful track record of planning and delivering high quality teaching of accredited and non-accredited provision in a relevant subject and at appropriate level(s)
    • Experience of teaching adult learners of mixed abilities and an understanding of appropriate teaching strategies in a similar role.
    • Experience of devising course outlines and schemes of work.
    • Awareness of differentiation and a commitment to inclusivity in your teaching and professional conduct.
    • Experience of managing mixed groups of learners.
    • Experience of assessing and recording progress, both in accredited and non-accredited learning and supporting learners.
    • Knowledge and experience of working with a variety of exam boards.
    • Ability to provide sound support in offering information, advice and guidance to learners.
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