Sessional Staff Pay Calculator

Payroll have released a ‘Sessional Pay Calculator’ which you may find useful when wondering how much you will be paid in a given month.  Please be aware that this is to be used as a guide only and any queries regarding this spread sheet or pay can be directed to your Course Organiser, or Payroll: or on 0845 456 1682.

The document is here; Sessional Payments Calculator and can also be found on the Admin Blog.

Private work for Italian tutors

Graziella Jarrett teaches for the WEA in Nottingham and also has a large number of private students. She is looking for another Italian tutor to take on some of her private students, most probably people from in and around Nottingham. If you’re interested and would like to speak Graziella telephone her on 0115 9522959

Literacy (EME) tutor required for Selston, Notts

If you would be interested in teaching literacy to a group in Selston on a Monday afternoon, please contact Julie Brooks at I have been contacted by a Surestart worker there who has 6 people waiting to do a course and is confident that more students could be found if a group could be set up. The course would be held in the IT Suite at the Tin Hat Centre, Selston. No start date as yet, as I need to find a tutor first!

Sculpture appreciation tutor required

Can you offer a short “sculpture appreciation” course (13.5 hours) in Burton Joyce, Nottinghamshire during in springtime (between February & – April) or summertime (between April and  July) 2015?

Burton Joyce WEA branch would like a course that will explore the development of sculpture through different periods & for different purposes, from Classical to contemporary public sculptures. Including a visit to either Chatsworth or the Yorkshire sculpture park.

For more details please contact Michael Rogers – or phone or text 077 682 371 69

Architecture tutor needed

Can you offer a short course on architecture in Nottingham in spring or summer 15?
Nottingham branch would like such a course; it can either be around one particular architect or architectural style or around buildings in Nottingham and a bit further afield. Happy to discuss any ideas you may have around this, contact Nikki Cleaver or 0115 9628418

Tutor Course Documents and Guidance for 2014/15

Welcome to the 2014/15 Academic Year.  This year’s new course documents and guidance have been uploaded here:

It’s important that you take the time to read through the ‘EM Summary Guidance for Tutors 2014-15‘ and ‘WEA National Tutor Handbook 2014-15‘ as they contain all the information you will need to successfully run your course.  Over the coming two weeks you will also be issued with your Register Packs and a Tutor Pack.  The contents are as follows:

Tutor Pack:
What’s New in 2014/15 information sheet
Documents for the Classroom
Tutor Name Card
2 x Learner Eligibility forms
2 x Expenses Forms
1x Prior Approval form

Register Pack:
Enrolment forms
Re-enrolment Records

Your first Register Pack will also contain the Tutor Pack, unless you usually collect your Register Pack from one of our learning centres, in which case you will only receive a Tutor Pack in the post.

English tutor urgently required!

I am looking for one or more sessional tutors of English for courses I have planned to start in September in Chesterfield (Derbys) and Worksop and Retford in Bassetlaw (North Notts)

You will need to have a Cert Ed, PGCE or DTTLS and a subject specialism in English. You must have experience of teaching adults and be able to deliver Functional Skills accreditation.

If you are interested, please complete an application form:

Job Description

Tutor application form

You can then email the form to

Closing date 31 August 2014

If you would like to discuss this, please contact Julie Caley – 07704 775654 –

Wanted – singing tutor for Derby

I am looking for a singing tutor to do some work in the Osmaston area of Derby – probably starting in January 2015, but maybe a bit sooner. If you are interested please get in touch. Or if you know someone who might be interested please pass on my contact details

Barbara Stirrup
WEA Derby
The Mill, Lodge Lane
01332 224259