Learning Unlimited is recruiting for fixed-term part-time ESOL tutors

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LLU currently have several part-time fixed-term hourly-paid ESOL teaching vacancies on their exciting, new 3-year ESOL and integration AMIF-funded Communities, Language and Integration Project (CLIP).
CLIP courses will be running in the London boroughs of Haringey, Lambeth and Southwark from September 2019.

  • Start and end dates – September 2019 (ASAP) to July 2020*
  • Days/Hours – 9 hours per week for each CLIP ESOL course
  • Hourly rate – £21.13 per hour
    9 hours per CLIP course per teaching week covers planning and delivery of two x 2-hours classes; course admin/record-keeping; learner support; accreditation; liaison with project and centre staff
  • Other – all applicants are required to have a satisfactory enhanced DBS check

    *N.B. CLIP is an EU-funded project and may be terminated with one month’s notice by the funders (UKRA) if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

Application deadline – Monday 7th September, 5pm

Click HERE to find out more information and to apply.

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Our next Webinar – Thursday 26th September @ 2pm EST/7 pm GMT

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Have you signed up for our next webinar?

Have you told your colleagues about our next webinar?

If not…..

Click here to sign up and enjoy the work of renowned ESOL guru – Philida Schellekens – talking about Creating effective learning activities in the multi-level classroom, on Thursday 26th September at  pm EST,/7pm GMT.

Please note – this is an IATEFL and NATECLA MEMBERS ONLY webinar

In Philida’s session, she will look at the characteristics and contexts that give rise to multi-level language groups and the opportunities and challenges that teachers face.  Philida will look at activities that work well and review the advantages and disadvantages of strategies to meet students’ individual needs, aka differentiation. This approach has become very popular and yet is not without its critics.  She will also explore what research has to say about differentiation and apply John Hattie’s meta-analysis on the most effective strategies to multi-level teaching.

PHILIDA-Schellekens-180x180 Philida Schellekens is an independent consultant, researcher and teacher trainer in the field of language learning and teaching, particularly English language provision for migrants and refugees. More widely, she also provides consulting in EFL, foreign languages, interpreting and translation, and the communication skills of first language English speakers. Philida is an associate inspector in adult and further education and teaches English part-time at Greenwich Community College, both of which enable her to maintain her perspective on – and direct contact with – language learning at all levels.

Philida is an author of the Oxford ESOL Handbook. Other recent publications include: English Language as a Barrier to Employment, Education, and Training (2001) DfES; Language in Construction (2004) CITB; and Full on English: The English language needs of ethnic minority people born in the UK (2005) Birmingham & Solihull LSC.

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Research Round Up with ELT Well

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The 6th annual round-up of research in the field where language learning (multilingualism) overlaps with neurodiversity / SpLDs is going to be held on Saturday 12th October this year, at the ELT well office in Morecambe.

This is a free event that offers an opportunity to researchers, especially those undertaking small-scale projects, to share their findings in a friendly, informal forum.

If you would like to share your latest research findings, or know somebody who would, please have a look at the information and booking form attached.  Virtual presentations are also welcome, for those researchers who are not able to travel to the UK / Morecambe that day.

It would be great to see you there to participate in the discussions, too, even if you do not wish to present this time.

For more information: ELT Well Website

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