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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.

Law Teacher

Part time (four days a week)
Home based (with teaching in and around Manchester)
Salary from £29,000 - £32,000 FTE depending on experience

This is an exciting position for someone to be involved in our apprenticeship provision to the legal sector. Reporting to our Apprenticeship Manager you will be responsible for teaching CILEx Level 3 and Level 6 learners as well as developing learning materials.

You will have experience of teaching at both Level 3 and Level 6, and possess at least two years’ legal work experience. You will be CILEx qualified/law graduate or a solicitor/barrister, with a passion for education and training.

We are seeking applicants who live in or near Manchester. There is some flexibility in working hours in agreement with the successful candidate.

For further information telephone Jill Culbert, HR Officer on (01234) 844374.

Closing date for applications is 11 June 2017.

Interviews to be held on the 20 June 2017.

Conditions of employment are excellent with generous pension contributions, holiday entitlements, and training opportunities.

Please send your application to

Legal assessors and trainers

CLS are looking to hire assessor/trainers based at home with travel in or around the following areas:

• Exeter/West Country – Part Time
• South Coast – Part Time
• West Thames Valley region – Part Time

CILEx Law School are recruiting legal assessor/trainers to assess on the following programmes: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Legal Administration/Business Administration (Level 2), Advanced Apprenticeship in Legal Services (Level 3) and the Paralegal and Chartered Legal Executive Standards.

You will be qualified to CILEx Level 6/degree level and have at least two years’ legal practice experience in any area. You will be a confident IT user. Post GCSE teaching or lecturing experience is desirable. An assessor qualification is also desirable, but not essential as we will provide our own in-house training. You will have excellent time management skills that will enable you to meet targets. The number of days per week will be agreed with the Apprenticeship Manager on appointment. CLS standard core working hours are 8.45 am - 5 pm Monday – Thursday, and 9 am - 4 pm on Friday. Some flexibility is required and will be in agreement with the Apprenticeship Manager, but may be subject to change in accordance with business needs.

A Full UK driver’s licence, vehicle and reliable internet connection are essential.

For further information telephone Jill Culbert, Human Resources Officer on (01234) 844374.

It is essential that you set out your salary expectations in your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 4 June 2017 and interviews will be held on 15 and 16 June 2017.

To find out more information about the courses please refer to:

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.

Please send your application to

Digital Marketing Apprentice

Kempston (Bedford) based
Salary £12,000.00

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to be involved in the delivery of our social media strategy and to help us to create and deliver interesting and relevant content for our social media platforms and website. As part of a small delivery team the apprentice will work on a variety of projects and gain wide-ranging hands-on experience in digital marketing and social media. We are looking for a proactive quick learner to carry out assigned tasks competently. The successful candidate will have good English grammar as well as the ability to work with numbers. The apprentice will work towards a Level 3 qualification in Digital Marketing.

Closing date: 26 May
Interview date: 31 May
Start date: mid to late June

To apply, please visit:

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 and online webinar tutoring.

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.

These programmes are similar to the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Legal Administration but do not require workplace visits.

To apply, please email your completed application form with an attached CV to Ruby Denton.

We currently have no vacancies

To apply for the vacancies above, download and email the following application form together with your CV to Ruby Denton (contact details below): Application to be a freelance tutor.doc

Ruby Denton
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 study 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 to Edward Stone, together with a covering letter indicating which area(s) of law and/or legal practice you would be able to cover.


  • No current vacancies

NB The above vacancies relate to the law of England and Wales only.

Download: Application to be a freelance author.doc

Edward Stone
Telephone: 01234 844315


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