Working with us

CILEx Law School is a distance-learning law school specialising in flexible legal training for the last 35 years. We are wholly owned by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

Current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. We have an internal and external team which is dedicated to providing excellent course delivery and great customer care. If you share this ethos, we would like to hear from you.

Legal Assessor and Trainers

Full-time fixed term contract

Home based with travel in or around the following areas:

  • North West – (Maternity Cover) – (6-month contract)  
  • Manchester/Liverpool – (12-month contact)
  • London – (12-month contact)

Salary £32,000 per annum

CILEx Law School (CLS) is one of the leading providers of vocational and workplace legal education.

We have an exciting opportunity for Legal Assessor and Trainers to join our busy and friendly team, working in or around one of the following areas North West (Maternity Cover), Manchester/Liverpool and London. Reporting to our Deputy Apprenticeship Manager, you will be responsible for supporting apprentices on our Administration, Paralegal and Chartered Legal Executive apprenticeships.

If this role is of interest to you, please complete our application form stating which areas you are applying for and return to

What we’re looking for

  • You will be qualified to CILEx Level 6/degree level
  • You will have significant legal practice experience in any area
  • You will be a confident IT user
  • You will have excellent time management skills that will enable you to meet targets
  • 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

Knowledge to be acquired

  • Legal apprenticeships and business admin apprenticeships
  • CILEx qualification including qualifying employment
  • CILEX’s CPD requirements
  • Use of OneFile
  • Online Student Area (Moodle)
  • Subjects/pathways offered

What we can offer

  • Generous Annual Leave Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health & Wellbeing – you’ll be invited to join activities on the wellbeing calendar to improve your overall health and lifestyle
  • Access to our training and development Learning Hub

Terms of Employment

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.

CLS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. This role will be subject to a DBS check.

A driver’s licence valid in the UK, vehicle and reliable internet connection are essential.

What happens next

For further information or to apply please download a job description and application form from   or telephone Debbie Moore, Human Resources Assistant.

To find out more about CLS apprenticeship courses please refer to:

Closing date for applications for all three position is 19 August 2019. Please return your completed applications form to . Please specify which areas are you applying for.

Interview will be held as follows;

Legal Assessor and Trainer North West – (Maternity Cover) – TBC

Legal Assessor and Trainer Manchester/Liverpool – TBC

Legal Assessor and Trainer London – TBC

  • Marketing Executive
  • Full-time (flexible hours considered)
  • Kempston Based
  • Salary up to £27,998 depending on experience
  • 6 month contract

Our Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Executive to join our busy and friendly team. Working with our Marketing Manager, and other Marketing professional across our business, you’ll assist with ensuring our business is marketed effectively with a particular focus on our digital communications. As part of a small team, you will work on a variety of projects and have the opportunity to help shape our overall approach.

What we’re looking for

  • You’ll have experience of working within a marketing environment
  • You’ll have experience of digital marketing including commercial use of social media
  • You’ll be an excellent communicator with strong proof-reading skills
  • You’ll be working towards or have a degree in a marketing related subject or equivalent
  • You’ll have experience of using WordPress, Hootsuite or similar software
  • You’ll have close attention to detail in all tasks and ability to multi-task and achieve very tight ‘same-day’ deadlines

Who we are

CILEx Law School is a leading distance learning law school with more than 4,000 students studying with us at any one time. We are specialists in legal training and our student include those aspiring to be solicitors, chartered legal executives, paralegals, legal support staff, legal secretaries and legal administrators. We provide high quality training at a reasonable cost to our learners and are committed to promoting equality and diversity.

What we can offer

  • An excellent fixed term opportunity for an individual looking to develop and grow their marketing skills
  • Generous Annual Leave Allowance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Health & Wellbeing – you’ll be invited to join activities on the wellbeing calendar to improve your overall health and lifestyle
  • Access to our training and development Learning Hub

 What happens next

For further information or to apply please download a job description and application form from  or telephone Debbie Moore, HR Assistant on (01234) 844354.

Closing date for applications is 30 August 2019

Interviews: date to be confirmed

Please send your application to

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. 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.


  • No current vacancies

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

Ruby Denton
Telephone: 01234 844310
Fax: 01234 841373

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 here. We also offer our authors access to the LexisNexis legal resource database and a copy of the CILEx Journal. 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 email to Edward Stone, together with a covering letter indicating which area(s) of law and/or legal practice you would be able to cover.


  • Commercial Law

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

Edward Stone
Telephone: 01234 844315