ACL Vacancies

All roles are part of Adult Community Learning (ACL), the largest provider of adult learning in Essex, offering a wide range of courses and qualifications. We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

Benefits

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees.

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working for most roles
  • Payment of professional fees for approved professions
  • Employee Assistance Programme provided in-house (wellbeing and counselling provision)
  • Cycle to Work through salary sacrifice
  • Life assurance of three times annual salary for pension scheme members
  • Relocation package up to £8,000 where agreed
  • Private medical health insurance for senior level employees and their partner (can also cover children at an additional cost)
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Charitable giving through payroll deduction
  • Up to 29 days’ annual leave plus purchase of additional annual leave
  • Interest free travel loan after probation period
  • Local shopping discounts, and discounts on trains and buses
  • Childcare vouchers through salary sacrifice

Current Vacancies

Exams Officer  (27000)

Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: Part-time
Salary: Up to £22,220 P/A (FTE)

Primary Location: Colchester

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 27/02/20

Job summary

Interviews for this position will take place on Wednesday 4th March 2020.
Please note this role is a part time position, 22.5 hours per week. Working hours will be discussed at interview, but will require flexibility in working pattern and will include evenings periodically.
The pro rata salary will be up to £13,512.16 per annum

The Exams Officer is responsible for the delivery of registration of learners for exams and contribute to the planning and delivery of examinations. Delivering data and information across ACL and to external examining bodies, ensuring compliance with JCQ General Regulations for Approved Centres.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here, or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888

Nursery / Pre-school Assistant  (27118)

Contract: Fixed-term
Working Hours: Part-time
Salary: Up to £15,925 P/A (FTE)

Primary Location: Colchester


Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 27/02/20

Job summary

Please note this is a part time, term time position, 16 hours per week, on a 1 year fixed term basis. Working hours will be discussed at interview.

ACL offers childcare facilities for parents to help them move nearer to, enter or progress within the workplace or gain skills to enhance life chances. The Nursery/Pre-school is registered with Ofsted and is also open to community children whose parents/carers are not attending ACL.

The Nursery/Pre-school Assistant will be part of a team and will be expected to provide high standards of quality care within the nursery/pre-school with responsibilities encompassing the environment, resources and experiences offered to children and their families.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888

Fashion Textiles Tutor – (26746)

Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: Part-time
Salary: Up to £26,275 P/A FTE
Primary Location: Colchester

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 1/03/20

Job summary

Please note, interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th March 2020.

Please note the salary is up to £26,275 per annum (full time equivalent), plus a 60% uplift for teaching and marking time, and holiday accrual at 19.82%.

Fashion Textiles tutor for Colchester and Clacton, daytime and evening classes

Fashion and textile role will cover teaching of basic sewing skills, garment construction, using accurate measurements, fabric cutting and manipulation. To teach the understanding of commercial pattern markings and how to adapt to suit individual learner needs. Additional subjects such as applique, machine embroidery and pattern drafting can be incorporated according to expertise and knowledge

You will be required to deliver courses on an as and when basis (subject to curriculum needs), to design, plan, deliver and evaluate high quality learning opportunities and experiences for learners in response to their identified needs.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888

Art Tutor – (26747)

Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: Part-time
Salary: Up to £26,275 P/A FTE
Primary Location: Colchester

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 1/03/20

Job summary

Please note, interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th March 2020.

Please note the salary is up to £26,275 per annum (full time equivalent), plus a 60% uplift for teaching and marking time, and holiday accrual at 19.82%.

Fashion Textiles tutor for Colchester and Clacton, daytime and evening classes

The Art tutor role will cover teaching of observational drawing and painting with a range of media such as acrylic, oil and watercolour. Other specialisms such as life drawing, portraiture and digital art/media techniques can be incorporated according to expertise and knowledge.

You will be required to deliver courses on an as and when basis (subject to curriculum needs), to design, plan, deliver and evaluate high quality learning opportunities and experiences for learners in response to their identified needs.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888

Pottery Tutor – (26751)

Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: Part-time
Salary: Up to £26,275 P/A FTE
Primary Location: Colchester

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 1/03/20

Job summary

Please note, interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 12th and Friday 13th March 2020.

Please note the salary is up to £26,275 per annum (full time equivalent), plus a 60% uplift for teaching and marking time, and holiday accrual at 19.82%.

Fashion Textiles tutor for Colchester and Clacton, daytime and evening classes

The pottery tutor role will cover teaching from beginners to advanced level skills in hand building and where resources are available throwing techniques. The understanding of the properties of a range of clay along with slips and glazes. Technician work is incorporated within this role and includes preparation and firing of learner work at suitable stages as well as stock control and maintenance of the studio.

You will be required to deliver courses on an as and when basis (subject to curriculum needs), to design, plan, deliver and evaluate high quality learning opportunities and experiences for learners in response to their identified needs.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888

Communication Support Worker – (27217)

Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: Part-time
Salary: £26,243 P/A FTE
Primary Location: Basildon

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 2/03/20

Job summary

We are currently seeking to appoint Sessional Communication Support Worker on an ‘as and when’ basis. Car mileage payable from base. The salary is £26,243 per annum, to be pro rata dependent on hours work. Hourly rate is £13.64

Hours will be variable according to curriculum needs.

The successful candidate may be required to work daytimes, evenings and/or Saturdays.

The role is to provide classroom support to deaf adult learners within classes across all curriculum areas.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888

Premises Assistant – (27215)

Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: Part-time
Salary: £17,675 – £18,949 FTE
Primary Location: Basildon

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 5/03/20

Job summary

Please note that this is a part time position, 18 hours per week. Working hours will be discussed at interview. The pro rata salary will be £8,598.65 – £9,218.43 per annum.

Essex Adult Community Learning is undergoing significant transformational change to further enhance customer focus, quality of service and to address the need to be a business focussed commercial organisation, with the views to becoming a lead provider of learning for the people of Essex and beyond.

The Premises Assistant is responsible for organising and carrying out effective caretaking, and cleaning of the centre to ensure a safe and clean environment for customers, with responsibility for the implementation and monitoring of all Health & Safety requirements at the centre.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888

Pre-School/Nursery Assistant – (27229)

Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: Term-time
Salary: £15,925 per annum (FTE)
Primary Location: Chelmsford

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 5/03/20

Job summary

Please note the working hours for this post are 16 per week, term time only. Working hours will be discussed at interview. The pro rata salary will be £5,745.34 per annum

Adult Community Learning (ACL) is ECC’s provider of lifelong learning experiences for Essex residents.
ACL offers childcare facilities for parents to help them move nearer to, enter or progress within the workplace or gain skills to enhance life chances. The Nursery/Pre-school is registered with Ofsted and is also open to community children whose parents/carers are not attending ACL.

Role Responsibilities

The Nursery/Pre-school Assistant will be part of a team and will be expected to provide high standards of quality care within the nursery/pre-school with responsibilities encompassing the environment, resources and experiences offered to children and their families.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888

Customer Services/Administrator – (27102)

Contract: Permanent

Working Hours: Part-time

Salary: Up to £18,950 p.a. (FTE)

Primary Location: Basildon

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 8/03/20

Job summary

This is a 16 hour per week post, pro rata salary of up to £8,194.59, with a requirement to work one evening shift per week.

The Customer Assistant will deliver high quality reception duties, providing information, advice and guidance to adult learners. Maintaining electronic records and processing enrolments and registrations.

The role requires excellent customer service skills, the ability to use systems to accurately record data and key information about our learners.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888

Pre-School/Nursery Assistant – (27203)

Contract: Permanent
Working Hours: Part-time
Salary: Up to £15,925 P/A (FTE)
Primary Location: Maldon

Closing Date (Period for Applying) – External: 10/03/20

Job summary

Please note this is a part time position, 23 hours per week. Working hours will be discussed at interview. The pro rata salary will be up to £9,899.32 per annum

Adult Community Learning (ACL) is ECC’s provider of lifelong learning experiences for Essex residents.

ACL offers childcare facilities for parents to help them move nearer to, enter or progress within the workplace or gain skills to enhance life chances. The Nursery/Pre-school is registered with Ofsted and is also open to community children whose parents/carers are not attending ACL.
Role Responsibilities

The Nursery/Pre-school Assistant will be part of a team and will be expected to provide high standards of quality care within the nursery/pre-school with responsibilities encompassing the environment, resources and experiences offered to children and their families.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or to apply, please click here or contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 0333 013 5888