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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.

Senior Compliance Assurer- Full Time

Based in Kempston
Salary £competitive

Reporting to our Apprenticeship Manager you will assist in maintaining and improving the compliance processes for all CLS apprenticeship programmes.

You will have a sound knowledge of the funding rules that apply to apprenticeships and significant experience of compliance processes. Joining a growing team, you will be expected to show initiative and be able to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders. You will be self-aware, organised and flexible. You will have an excellent attention to detail.

A driver’s licence valid in the UK is essential. This role will be subject to a DBS check.

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

Closing date for applications is 5 July 2018. It is essential that you set out your salary expectations in your covering letter.

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

Legal Skills Tutor

Kempston (Bedford) based
Part time – 3 days a week
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 role will be legal skills focused, involving the co-ordination and quality assurance of our skills courses. 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.

For more information, telephone Debbie Moore HR Assistant on (01234) 844354.

Closing date for applications is 5 July 2018. It is essential that you set out your salary expectations in your covering letter.

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

Deputy Apprenticeship Manager - Full Time

Ideally based in Kempston, but a home-based role will be considered for the right candidate
Salary £35 - £40,000, depending on experience, plus company car

Reporting to our Apprenticeship Manager you will lead our team of IQAs, ensuring the highest of standards in workplace skills training.

You will have a passion for education and training and share CLS’s learner centred ethos. You will be a Chartered Legal Executive/solicitor/barrister with significant experience of apprenticeship delivery in the legal sector. You will possess both assessor and IQA qualifications.

Joining a growing team, you will be expected to show initiative and work effectively with internal and external stakeholders. You will be self-aware, organised and flexible.

A driver’s licence valid in the UK is essential. This role will be subject to a DBS check.

For further information telephone Debbie Moore, HR Assistant on (01234) 844354.

Closing date for applications is 27 June 2018.

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

Apprenticeship Administrator

Based in Kempston, Bedford
Salary £19,335


This is an exciting position for someone to be involved in our apprenticeship provision to the legal sector. Reporting to our Apprenticeship Administration Manager this role supports the Apprenticeship Team with the administration of apprenticeship courses, including enrolments and on programme administration

You will be able to demonstrate experience of administrative processes, a close attention to detail and high level skills in Microsoft Office applications. You will have excellent communication skills. You will be a good team worker and be able to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders. You will be self-aware, organised and flexible.

Joining a growing team, you will be expected to manage your time effectively and efficiently and be committed to excellent customer service.

For further information telephone Debbie Moore, HR Assistant on (01234) 844354.

Closing date for applications is 1 July 2018.

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

Business Development Manager covering the South West and West Midlands

Home based in the area, ideally near Bristol

We wish to appoint a Business Development Manager to expand our client base in the area and to provide support to our current clients.

You will have experience working in legal practice, hold legal qualifications and have knowledge of apprenticeships.

You will be a good team worker and have outstanding communication skills. You will be self-aware, confident, pro-active, organised, committed; flexible and dedicated to providing alternative routes into law.

You will be expected to show initiative and be committed to excellent customer service.

For further information telephone Debbie Moore, HR Administrator on (01234) 844354.

Please note, CVs will not be considered and only application forms are accepted for this role.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 18 June 2018. This role will be subject to a DBS check.

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

INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURER (South East)

Based at home, South East England
£35,400 per annum

Reporting to the Apprenticeship Manager, the Internal Quality Assurer will assist with the internal quality assurance of our Legal Administration/Business Administration and Legal apprenticeships. The role will be based at home in the south east of England, with the requirement to visit head office (in Bedford) regularly as well as client offices.

You will be qualified to CILEx Level 6/degree level and have at least two years’ legal practice experience in any area. An assessor qualification is essential and you will have, or already be working towards, an internal quality assurance qualification. Post GCSE teaching or lecturing experience is desirable. You will have excellent time management skills that will enable you to meet targets. Joining a growing team, you will be expected to show initiative and be committed to excellent customer service. You will be a confident IT user.

A driver’s licence valid in the UK and vehicle are essential.

For further information telephone Debbie Moore Human Resources Asistant on 01234 844354

Closing date for applications is 17 June 2018 and interviews will be held on 27 June 2018.

Law Teacher

Home based
Full and Part Time applications will be considered

This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy and friendly team delivering apprenticeship programmes to the legal sector. Reporting to our Academic Director 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 with the demonstrable ability to teach Level 6 Wills & succession and Probate practice.

A driver’s licence valid in the UK, vehicle and reliable internet connection are essential. This role will be subject to a DBS check.

There is some flexibility in working hours in agreement with the successful candidate.

The number of days per week will be agreed with the Academic Director 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 Academic Director, but may be subject to change in accordance with business needs.

For further information telephone Debbie Moore, HR Assistant on (01234) 844354.

Closing date for applications is 4 June 2018. It is essential that you set out your salary expectations in your covering letter and your preference for either a full or part time position.

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

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.

Vacancies

  • Level 6 - Landlord & Tenant - Freelance marking tutor
  • Level 6 - Company & Partnership Law - Freelance marking tutor
  • Level 6 - The Practice of Company & Partnership Law - Freelance marketing tutor

For the above vacancy, please send your CV and application form to Ruby Denton.

Ruby Denton
Telephone: 01234 844310
Fax: 01234 841373
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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.

Vacancies

  • 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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