Job Vacancy: ESOL tutors in Calderdale

Looking for the chance to implement ESOL/Citizenship training within Calderdale?

Then this is how you could do it . . .

Sessional ESOL Tutors, £18.36 per hour (including holiday pay)

Term Time Only (varied hours)

Halifax Opportunities Trust is seeking a pool of ESOL Tutors who are excellent classroom practitioners. The successful candidates will deliver a series of accredited and non-accredited ESOL/Citizenship programmes in community based settings (ranging from Pre-Entry to Entry Level 3).

The ideal persons should enjoy working with adult learners from a wide range of backgrounds, be culturally aware and possess excellent people skills. To be suitable for this role you must hold a recognisable ESOL teaching qualification.

Safeguarding children is a priority for Halifax Opportunities Trust. This post is subject to satisfactory references from the last 3 years of employment and an enhanced DBS check

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 9th August 2017 @ 5:00pm

Interviews are to be held week commencing 14th August 2017

For an informal discussion regarding the above posts please contact

Surraya Bibi on 01422 347392

 For an application form, please contact Bridget Blayney-Simpson on 01422 399504 or


Halifax Opportunities Trust is an accredited organisation of the Living Wage Foundation

National Playday 2017 at Eureka! & The Piece Hall

Join Calderdale Play Service and Eureka! as we celebrate National Playday 2017 — A day entirely dedicated to play with free extra outdoor activities.f02f05a2a8.jpg

Wednesday 2 August is National Playday – the annual celebration of children’s right to play and we have lots of activities outside for you to enjoy with your family.

Playday activities will take place in the Eureka! Park:
* den-building
* go-karting
* climbing wall
* hat-making activity

Play activity trail from Eureka! to the newly opened Piece Hall (across the road)

Please note that although activities taking place outside are free on National Playday, normal museum admission still applies if you wish to go inside the museum.

Discovery Road, HX1 2NE Halifax, West Yorkshire


History in the making – The Piece Hall grand reopening next week…

The Piece Hall GRAND REOPENINGwelcome_back_banner_700

When The Piece Hall reopens at 9.30am on Yorkshire Day, 1 August; the fascinating history of the monumental Grade I Listed structure will be brought to life with an imaginative range of FREE activities.

Launch into action with a special heritage challenge that will take you on a journey of discovery around Britain’s last surviving cloth hall, meet the characters of Mr and Mrs Caygill who played a vital role in the building of The Piece Hall in 1779 and try your hand at weaving on the giant loom.

Other activities will encourage you to tap into your creative side with hand-printed plaques and the debut of the brand new activity cart and family trail.

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