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CILEx Law School (CLS) is the wholly owned Law School of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives specialising in flexible legal training. 
 

Deputy Academic Manager
Kempston (Bedford) based
Salary depending on skills and experience

This is an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to further their career in a legal training environment. The post holder will form part of a team involved in developing materials and providing academic support for distance learning students across a diverse range of law and practice courses. The post holder will work closely with the Academic Manager, and will provide cover in the Academic Manager’s absence. The role will be learner focused, involving the monitoring of student progress and feedback, as well as managing marking and revision tutor performance. In addition, the post holder will provide academic support to our distance learning students. Whilst most student support is provided by telephone and email, the post will involve occasional face to face teaching/web-conferencing.

The successful candidate will be qualified to graduate level in law and ideally have completed the LPC/BPTC/qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer, as well having experience of teaching in further or higher education. You will need to have a keen eye for detail and be a good team player with excellent written and oral communication skills.

Conditions of employment are excellent with generous pension contributions, holiday entitlements, and training opportunities. Closing date for applications is 2 March 2015.

CILEx Law School welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.

For further information or to apply please download a job description and application form or telephone Jill Culbert, HR Assistant on (01234) 844374.

Download: Deputy Academic Manager Application Form
Download: Deputy Academic Manager Job Description
Download: Covering Letter

 

Legal Studies Operations Manager
Kempston (Bedford) based
Salary competitive

This is a new and exciting position for someone to manage our teaching resources which form part of our delivery of employer programmes. Reporting to the Business Director you will be responsible for ensuring consistency in the delivery of in-house programmes and have management responsibility for the teaching and assessing aspect of the business team’s work.

You will have a law degree or equivalent and experience of teaching in further or higher education or in a training organisation. You will also have a proven track record of managing and supporting a team. Some travel within the UK will be necessary so a clean driving licence is required.

Conditions of employment are excellent with generous pension contributions, holiday entitlements, and training opportunities. Closing date for applications is 11 March 2015.

CILEx Law School welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please.

For further information or to apply please download a job description and application form below or telephone Jill Culbert, HR Assistant on (01234) 844374.

Download: Legal Studies Operations Manager Application Form
Download: Legal Studies Operations Manager Job Description
Download: Covering Letter

Applying to be a Freelance Law, Legal Practice or Professional Skills Tutor

CILEx Law School (CLS) often has opportunities for freelance tutors for our CILEx subjects as well as out customised training courses. The role involves marking and providing feedback on students’ assignments electronically. Senior tutors can also become involved in writing and updating the materials we use to deliver courses to our students. Those with lecturing experience may be interested in our series of face to face revision days.

As a tutor, it is essential that you have the following:

• A law qualification to degree level, which includes Graduate Membership of CILEx
• Experience of marking
• Up to date legal knowledge of the law subjects that you mark
• Excellent written communication skills
• Computer literacy

A teaching qualification in further or higher education is desirable, although applicants without such a qualification but with teaching and/or training experience will still be considered. We would particularly welcome applications from current legal practitioners with some teaching or training experience.

We agree a workload to suit the circumstances of individual tutors so that this role can be performed around other work and/or domestic commitments.

You will be provided with all relevant course materials, and tutor mark schemes. You will also receive a copy of the CILEx Journal each month. Our Academic Team will also provide you with ongoing support.

We have no vacancies currently.

To apply, please email your completed application form with an attached CV to Ruby Denton at r.denton@cilexlawschool.ac.uk.
 
Download: Application to be a freelance tutor.doc

Ruby Denton
Telephone: 01234 844310
Fax: 01234 841373
E-mail: r.denton@cilexlawschool.ac.uk

 

Applying to be a Freelance English Tutor

CILEx Law School often has opportunities for freelance tutors to teach remedial written English. New students on our CILEx Level 3 Unit 1 Introduction to law and Practice course are given the opportunity to have a piece of hand-writing marked so that any issues with grammar and punctuation can be identified at an early stage. If you have experience in teaching English to adults we would like to hear from you.

We agree a workload to suit the circumstances of individual tutors. You will be provided with all relevant course materials, and tutor mark schemes.

We have no vacancies currently for Written English tutors.

Download: Application to be a freelance Written English tutor.doc 

Ruby Denton
Telephone: 01234 844310
Fax: 01234 841373
E-mail: r.denton@cilexlawschool.ac.uk

 

Applying to be a Freelance Author

CILEx Law School frequently offers opportunities for freelance authors to write new texts or update and review existing texts, as our course manuals and revision materials are revised annually.

CILEx Law School's manuals and revision materials cover a wide range of academic and legal practice subjects, such as Criminal Law, Criminal Litigation, Family Law, Family Practice, Employment Law and Employment Practice.

Authors must have experience of academic writing. Teaching experience is also an advantage, and authors of practice manuals should have experience of legal practice.

Our authors are provided with detailed author's guidelines, support and guidance from CILEx Law School's editorial team. Samples of the layout of our manuals are available in the publications section of this website. We also offer our authors access to the Lexis Nexis legal resource database and a copy of the Legal Executive Journal which is published monthly. There are networking opportunities with fellow tutors and authors at occasional CILEx Law School workshops.

If you are interested, please complete the application form below and send it by e-mail or post to Edward Stone, together with a covering letter indicating which area(s) of law and/or legal practice you would be able to cover.

We have no vacancies currently.

Download: Application to be a freelance author.doc

Edward Stone
Telephone: 01234 844315
E-mail: e.stone@cilexlawschool.ac.uk

 

Applying to be a Freelance Editor

CILEx Law School frequently offers opportunities for freelance editors to edit and proof-read new texts or annual updates to existing texts.

CILEx Law School's manuals and revision packs cover a wide range of academic and legal practice subjects.

Editors should have a law qualification and/or experience of editing legal materials, as well as a recognised editorial qualification.

Our editors are provided with a detailed house style guide, together with support and guidance from CILEx Law School's editorial team. Samples of the layout of our manuals are available in the publications section of this website. We also offer our freelance editors access to the Lexis-Nexis legal resource database and a copy of the Legal Executive Journal which is published monthly. There are also networking opportunities with editors at occasional CILEx Law School workshops.

If you are interested, please complete the application form below and send it by e-mail or post to Rachel Robinson, together with a covering letter indicating your skills and experience.

We have no vacancies currently.

Download: Application to be a freelance editor.doc

Rachel Robinson
Telephone: 01234 844327
E-mail: r.robinson@cilexlawschool.ac.uk
 

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