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Performance Poetry Tutors

Closing date
22 Oct 2021

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Salary Band
Hourly Rate, At least £35.00
Contract Type
Full Time
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Covent Garden, London

£35.78 p/hr, including pro-rata holiday and preparation time

Are you a dynamic and creative tutor? Then join us to develop and teach our Performance Poetry course(s), helping to bring together people across the capital and beyond and to enrich lives through learning.

City Lit are London's largest provider of learning for adults, inspiring over 30,000 students a year and offering more than 5,000 courses, online and face-to-face. As a leader in our field, we have a century's reputation for delivering the highest quality student experience. Partnering with community organisations across London, we deliver bespoke projects that support individuals and communities.

You'll be a key contributor to our thriving Creative Writing department, where our renowned high quality courses focus on inspiring students to explore and develop their poetry writing in its written and spoken form. The performance poetry course looks specifically at how the interpretation of poetry evolves within the context of performance.

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a covering letter, detailing your skills and experience. You will particularly attract our interest if this covers:
  • Any relevant qualification or substantial experience in the literary field with a particular focus on poetry.
  • Experience of performance/spoken word poetry
  • Experience of teaching adults
  • Knowledge of online teaching and learning would be desirable

Our generous rewards and benefits are numerous and wide-ranging, including flexible working, generous course discounts that include friends and family, our pension scheme plus life assurance and enhanced family friendly leave. There's also a season ticket loan programme, a cycle to work scheme and discounted private healthcare and gym. We even offer free annual flu jabs!

Sited in London's creative community of Covent Garden, City Lit is a thriving hub of learning and opportunity, with a palpable sense of purpose and identity and a culture of equality and inclusivity.

We provide a professional and supportive community that blends teaching and learning to deliver endless possibilities.

Please apply by clicking "Apply Now".

Closing Date: Wednesday 20 October 2021

Interview Dates: Week Commencing 25 October 2021
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