Lecturer - Personal and Social Development

Milton Keynes College Offender Learning
£18015.00 - £32578.00 Per Annum
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Milton Keynes College is working in partnership with HMP Stocken to put education at the heart of the prison system. We are looking for an experienced Personal Social Development Generalist lecturer to deliver PSD based subjects to a diverse group of learners within the prison. As part of our offender learning team you will help to develop a strong 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 assertiveness, decision making, personal finances, drug and alcohol Awareness, communication skills and teamwork. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated PSD teacher, 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 Stocken Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year Salary: £18,015 - £32,578 per annum Closing date: 25th September 2017 HMP Stocken is a Category C Training Prison holding prisoners that are serving medium to long term sentences. Category C Training Prisons offer employment and training in a variety of activities. Milton Keynes College works in partnership with the prison to provide the prisoners with both academic courses and vocational training opportunities to equip them with skills and qualifications necessary to increase their employment prospects on release. Working together the college and prison are committed to providing positive opportunities to enable the men in the establishment to reach their full potential and inspire them to end their offending behaviour. Working enthusiastically as a team the staff in the Education Department to engage learners that are sometimes hard to reach, it is this dedication and enthusiasm that contributed to the grade 2 in the latest Ofsted inspection. As a successful candidate you will have? - Hold a qualification (level 3 or above) in PSD subjects. - 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 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.
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