Working with Us
CILEx Law School (CLS) is the wholly owned Law School of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives specialising in flexible legal training.
Legal Assessor and Trainer
Home based in or around Cardiff.
Full time on a fixed term contract for 18 months – 2 years
Salary up to £27,000 pa
An exciting opportunity has been created for a Legal Assessor and Trainer to join CILEx Law School’s team. You will be an experienced legal practitioner and will possess a professional legal qualification. The role is home based, and requires you to visit legal services providers to mentor, coach and assess legal apprentices and provide study support for those following CILEx qualifications. You will be personable, pro-active, well organised and possess a demonstrable interest in training. Strong inter-personal skills are essential.
For further information or to apply please download a job description and application form or telephone Jill Culbert, HR Assistant on (01234) 844374.
Closing date for applications is 27 October 2014.
Conditions of employment are excellent with generous pension contributions, holiday entitlements, and training opportunities.
CILEx Law School welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
No agencies please.
Download: Application form
Download: Job Description
Download: Covering Letter
Telephone: (01234) 844374
Business administration apprenticeship
Closing date for application: 27 October 2014
We are recruiting a Business Administration apprentice to work with the department that manages our legal apprenticeship delivery. The successful applicant will report to the Apprenticeship Co-ordinator and be responsible for effective and efficient administration of the team. CILEx Law School are inviting enthusiastic individuals who are committed to learning new skills and knowledge with the appropriate experience, qualifications and personal qualities to apply for this exciting opportunity.
The ideal candidate will have the confidence to deal with various individuals and groups. You will be supported to undertake recognised qualifications whilst gaining invaluable on-the-job experience. You will need to be a team player, reliable, adaptable, conscientious, and able to work to instructions.
Find out more about the opportunity
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 currently have no vacancies.
To apply, please email your completed application form with an attached CV to Ruby Denton at firstname.lastname@example.org
Download: Application to be a freelance tutor.doc
Telephone: 01234 844310
Fax: 01234 841373
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
Telephone: 01234 844310
Fax: 01234 841373
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
Telephone: 01234 844315
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
Telephone: 01234 844327