About the job

Salary: £32,234 - £34,728 a year pro rata 
Hours per week: 29
Contract type: Maternity Cover

Do you have experience of working with adults/young people in a teaching or training role? If yes, we want to hear from you!

We have a fantastic opportunity within the Luton Adult Learning department where you will teach on planned programmes and support the delivery and management of Learning Programmes.

You will contribute in the development and delivery of (designated curriculum area) in both discrete and, where appropriate, embedded programmes within the service.

Teaching commitments will be 800 hours per annum based on a 37hr working week contract. The teaching timetable will depend on curriculum responsibilities and will vary throughout the year dependent on service needs.

About you

This is a public facing role so you will need to show off your fluency in speaking and writing English.

Our ideal candidate must have the ability to communicate with adult learners with empathy and understanding. You must be able to converse with ease with members of the public and provide effective help or advice in accurate and fluent spoken English.

A passion for teaching is essential, as you’ll teach on planned programmes and support the delivery and management of Adult Skills/Community Learning Programmes.

You’ll support the maintenance, development and improvement of key learning and training opportunities to meet local needs, and local/national targets.

You must hold a minimum Level 4 or above teaching qualification, or working towards. A minimum of Level 3 qualification in area of specialism. Award in Assessing Vocational Achievement (A1).  A minimum level 2 English and maths qualification or willingness to work towards.

If you think you could become an asset to the team, then please do not hesitate to get in touch. We look forward to receiving your application.


We offer a range of excellent staff benefits which include:

  • - generous holiday entitlement with the option to buy up to 20 days
  • - flexible working arrangements
  • - we welcome requests for flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and alternative working patterns
  • - 24/7 independent Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • - local government pension with generous employer contribution of 17.3%
  • - excellent support and development
  • - relocation package available up to £8,500 (subject to meeting eligibility criteria)
  • - half price season ticket on Thameslink train line - discounted shopping including gym membership and Vauxhall cars

Application process

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare all unspent cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020). A person’s criminal record will not in itself prevent a person from being appointed to this post. Applicants will not be refused posts because of offences which are not relevant to, and do not place them at or make them a risk in, the role for which they are applying. However in the event of the employment being taken up, any failure to disclose such offence, as detailed above, will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.