Lecturer - Functional Skills

Recruiter
Milton Keynes College Offender Learning
Location
Stafford
Salary
£18015.00 - £32578.00 Per Annum
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
10 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
HMP Drake Hall are looking for an experienced Functional Skills Lecturer for a 12-month maternity cover, to deliver Functional Skills English and/or Maths to a diverse group of learners within the prison. There will also be some deliver required within personal social development subject (PSD). As part of our offender learning team, you will help to develop a strong functional skills/PSD programme that meets the needs of the learners, prison and Milton Keynes College.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated education professional to deliver high learner success, through effective teaching and delivery in either English or Maths. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Functional Skills Tutor, with a can do approach to education. The ideal candidate will be a passionate and creative lecturer, who can thrive upon working within a challenging yet rewarding environment, who can offer skills & knowledge to our learners and guide them throughout their courses.

More about the rewards

- 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
- Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card and Blue lights card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts
- Teachers’ Pension Scheme
- Childcare Vouchers
- Continued Professional Development Opportunities
- Cycle To Work Scheme
- Access to ‘JUICE’ the employees’ health and well-being platform
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users
- Plus, many more

Location: HMP Drake Hall
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £18,015 - £32,578 per annum
Closing date: 25th August 2017

HMPYOI Drake Hall is a female closed prison. Education courses are designed to meet the needs of the female learners; to prepare them for employment upon release; these are based on Local Market Information on employability.

As a successful candidate, you will:

- Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above) in Functional Skills.
- Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towards
- Hold relevant assessor/verifier awards.
- Have teaching/training or vocational experience in relevant English Math/PSD subject area and relevant up-to-date knowledge.
- Have a proven track record of managing and supporting diverse groups of learners through nationally accredited programmes.
- Have experience of identifying, developing and sharing innovative and creative teaching resources
- Have experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
- Have knowledge of current curriculum and accreditation developments within Further Education and specific subject area(s).
- Have the ability to teach creatively, adapting to the needs of a variety of learners and willing to explore new teaching and learning strategies.
- Have good IT skills and willing to develop further.
- Show accuracy and precision in written presentation.
- The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.

More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 28 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.

Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a stringent vetting process to include DBS for all positions.