Freelance Creative Writing and Poetry Tutor(s) required, Open Age

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Open Age, established in 1993, is a member-led charity working across Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster, and Hammersmith and Fulham enabling older people, from 50 to over 100 years in London, to lead fulfilling lives. We are looking for tutors for our September 2022 programme to deliver Creative Writing and Poetry courses.

We run a broad range of activities together with our members, across health, leisure, well-being, cultural and the arts. Do check out our website to get the most recent updates on our programmes.

Our Adult Community Learning (ACL) area which is funded by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) who in turn receive funding from the Greater London Authority’s Adult Education Budget. The courses require commitment from our members with respect to completion of an enrolment form, regular attendance and achievement of learning goals identified by the member and monitored by the tutor.

Courses generally run for two hours over 10 weeks per term (no class in half term), 3 terms per year.

Our tutors are freelance (we pay £26 per hour); are required to have a DBS check (costs covered by us); and possess independent liability insurance.

We would love to hear from you. Having a teaching qualification is desirable. Our groups are lively sociable learning groups in an organisation which is a fun, warm and vibrant place to work.

If interested please send your CV to Angela Sharkey, Head of Community Learning and Development, Second Half Centre, St. Charles Centre, Exmoor Street, London W10 6DZ. Tel – 020 4516 9972/07570 429 519 or email –

Find out more on our website

Deadline: 30th June 2022



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