Alleviating poverty, bringing hope

NOAH is a charity that helps people experiencing homelessness, extreme poverty, and other disadvantages to make positive changes in their lives. We do this by providing care and advice services, training and wellbeing workshops, and opportunities for employment.  

We are truly driven by our values of Care, Compassion, and Commitment, which have their roots in Saint Vincent de Paul, whose life was the inspiration behind the founding of NOAH. We seek to recruit trustees, staff, and volunteers who are committed to, and actively live out these values. We are a Living Wage Foundation Employer and are committed to promoting wellbeing and a work-life balance amongst our staff. 

Find out about volunteering opportunities with NOAH here


Qualified ESOL Teachers (Self-Employed Contractors)

NOAH Academy delivers ESOL training throughout Bedfordshire as part of our work to help those who are disadvantaged and marginalised. Our ESOL training work touches the lives of those who may be looking for work, struggling with mental health or emotional problems, refugees, or who have a history of homelessness.

In particular we would be interested in hearing from those who share our core values of Care, Compassion and Commitment, and can demonstrate these values in the classroom.

We are looking to partner with qualified Self-Employed ESOL teachers to deliver this work in both Luton and Bedford

Examples of our ESOL projects include:

ESOL in the Community (Pre-Entry)

ESOL Online (Entry Level 1)

ESOL for Work (Entry Level 2)

ESOL Progressing into Work (E1, progressing to E3)

Sew Confident (Sewing with ESOL)


A number of part time opportunities are available

Please contact NOAH Academy on 01582 726152 for more information or forward your CV to