Thursday, June 03, 2010

No money for ESOL in Tower Hamlets

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:

Current Vacancies:

Job Title!SalaryReferenceClosing Date
Head of Faculty for Foundation Learning c. £48-50k plus final salary pension2801Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 17:00
Head of Information Services c. £50k plus final salary pensionIS01Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 17:00
Director of Business Enterprise c.£70k plus final salary pensionPC09Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 17:00
Head of Financial Services Skills Academy c.£46-48k plus final salary pension5501Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 17:00
Vacancy - Chair of the Board£VoluntaryCB2010Friday, June 11, 2010 - 12:00
Apply for a position at THCFind out how to apply for one of these vacancies...

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.

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