Monthly Archives May 2018

We’re hiring!

We are taking on an Apprentice Learning Technologist as part of our successful Flexible Learning fund bid. This exciting new role will provide IT support services, including technical advice and guidance and to help develop digital online training materials. Working from the Park Community Learning Centre, the apprentice will be able to develop a wide range of IT skills including server management, database systems, website design and hardware system maintenance. More importantly, the position will fill an important role developing courses and materials for tutors using graphical design software.   We are seeking applicants right now, with a closing date of
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Compare careers

A new career comparison tool has just launched on the excellent Careerpilot website. The tool allows you to select three different jobs from a massive database and weigh them up against each other. Comparing salaries, hourly rates and the number of people employed in the workforce this is a great tool for job searching at all ages. We’d highly recommend this to broaden a job search and just to become better informed about your chances. Career Pilot – Careerometer
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FREE courses for teaching

Two great sounding courses from Futurelearn which would be great for tutors looking to develop their teaching skills.   We have World Class Maths A look at how you can use Asian mathematcis techniques and strategies to improved your delivery of Maths in the classroom.   We also have TESOL strategies, a course designed to improve and develop those teaching English to speakers of other languages.
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Health & Social Care Traineeship

Are you? aged 19 to 24 interested in working in health and social care yet to achieve a full level 3 unemployed with little work experience wanting to progress into work or an apprenticeship within 6 months? Then a traineeship could be for you. Our programme will start 21st May 2018 and give you the opportunity to gain a qualification in Health and Social Care, develop your English, maths and employability skills further. The traineeship will also provide you with a 6 week work placement where you get to know employers, gain interview experience and get a reference. We will
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Work for us!

Bristol City Council’s Learning Communities Team are looking for casual/part-time tutors to deliver the following courses: Accredited First Aid Courses Coding and digital media Functional Skills Maths Family Learning We are funded through the Skills Funding Agency to provide free courses to adults with few or no qualifications. Courses range from 6 to 20 hours depending on what is being taught. We are looking for tutors with experience of community learning who have worked with hard to reach learners in group settings. Tutors work in a range of venues across the city, including community and children’s centres and schools and
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Be a street trader!

Street Food Trader Course Find out about how to set up your stall at outdoor festival or event in line with legalisation Gain a Level 2 Food Safety qualification Find out about sustainability & recycling options for your stall Look at benefits of sourcing ingredients from local traders   COURSE DATES, WE HAVE 3 COURSES TO CHOSE FROM: VENUE: ST PAULS LEARNING CENTRE, 93 GROSVENOR ROAD, ST PAULS, BRISTOL BS2 8XJ DATES OF COURSE: 8TH & 9TH MAY TIMES: 9.30-3.30PM. (crèche may be available) VENUE: RESTORE TRUST, 6 LONGMEAD AVE, BRISTOL BS7 8QB DATES OF COURSE: 26TH May & 2TH
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Mohammed’s story

We have added a new story to our case studies page. Mohammed was blinded in Syria and has relocated to Bristol as part of the Syrian resettlement programme. Thanks to excellent support from learner support, tutor and development worker we have been able to build a specific accommodations into his courses as part of his ESOL course. It has been great that Mohammed has been able to participate in activities ranging from cooking to activities at the City Farm. Read more about Mohammed
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Brush up your English

Do you want to brush up and improve your English skills. This FREE course will also help you brush up your English skills to be able to write a good CV, covering letter or application for work or volunteering. Tutor: Jonothan Hope Course would suit anyone aged 19 plus , with few or no qualifications and /or looking for work; ESOL learners at Entry level 3 and above. Starting Friday 8th June,  9.30 to 11.30am, 6 weeks, TBC Venue: Brentry and Henbury Children’s Centre, Brentry Lane, Brentry, BS10 6RG, tel. 0117 9593800 Find more details online at www.communitylearningwest.net or email
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