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Various Locations In East Lothian, EH41 3HA
£18.12 - £20.41 per hour
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Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.  

Casual / Locum recruitmen
Working on an 'as and when required' basis across East Lothian 
To start 4th July

East Lothian Council are currently recruiting Casual Tutors to develop and deliver Community-based English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) courses.

Jobholders would typically be educated to Degree level and the successful candidate must hold a minimum of CELTA (Certificate of Language Teaching to Adults) or equivalent and have experience of delivering ESOL to a range of abilities and ages in a community-based setting. Familiarity with ESOL Literacies and experience of working with vulnerable groups, such as individuals with additional support needs and, especially, with refugees and asylum seekers are also desirable but not essential.

Job Details

To deliver a range of ESOL courses to adults and young people (post school). Use appropriate methods to promote learning and achievement, including the associated activities related to the preparation, delivery and assessment of courses.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Job Attachments') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job.  You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.  You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to be considered for interview.

The ‘East Lothian Way’– values and behaviours we expect our employees to demonstrate in their everyday work.  Should you be invited to interview, you may be asked questions based on these behaviours.  Please refer to the document via the link to familiarise yourself with them.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
CELTA in ESOL or equivalent qualification
Experience of tutoring/teaching groups in an ESOL context

Driving Licence
A full current driving licence and/or access to a vehicle are desirable for this post

Disclosure / PVG
The preferred candidate for this position may be subject to a Basic Disclosure Check carried out by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

All preferred candidates for posts carrying out regulated work with these groups will be required to become a PVG Scheme member, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if they are already a member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council. 

Please note: PVG member’s records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG membership or update check, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant and investigated prior to any formal offer being made.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will also be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the GOV.UK website.

Additional Information

For additional East Lothian Council employment information please click on the following link:

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If you require further information about this vacancy, please call 01620 827868, or email us on

Please note: We do not accept CV's (either electronically or by mail).  All our vacancies must be applied for by fully completing the on-line application form.  Although there is an ‘import data from my CV’ function on MyJobScotland, this only imports very limited data and should not be relied upon to complete the application form. 


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