Interesting to see that a year after the strike by ESOL teachers and users to protect the absolutely vital adult English learning sertvice provided in Tower Hamlets, jobs offered on the Tower Hamlets College website are as follows:
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Job Title! Salary Reference Closing Date Head of Faculty for Foundation Learning c. £48-50k plus final salary pension 2801 Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 17:00 Head of Information Services c. £50k plus final salary pension IS01 Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 17:00 Director of Business Enterprise c.£70k plus final salary pension PC09 Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 17:00 Head of Financial Services Skills Academy c.£46-48k plus final salary pension 5501 Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 17:00 Vacancy - Chair of the Board £Voluntary CB2010 Friday, June 11, 2010 - 12:00
So it seems there is money for Senior Management, if not to provide essential English teaching services for a borough where fifty six per cent of the population belong to an ethnic group other than white British and more people speak English as a second language than almost any other London area.