Lecturer - Functional Skills

Milton Keynes College Offender Learning
Market Harborough
£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 Gartree to put education at the heart of the prison system. We are looking for an experienced Functional Skills Lecturer to deliver entry level to level 2 Functional Skills English and/ or Mathsto a diverse group of learners within the prison. As part of our offender learning team, you will help to develop a strong Functional Skills 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 English and Maths. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Functional Skills 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 wellbeing platform - Employee Assistance Programme - Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users - Plus, many more HMP Gartree is a Cat B lifer prison, which houses just over 700 life sentence prisoners. The education dept. offers a wide range of courses, which include Functional Skills maths and English and ESOL, a wide range of GCSE?s, Peer Mentoring and a good suite of both Art and ICT qualifications that include Web design and E-image. NVQ?s in Catering and Sport qualifications are also delivered with excellent facilities and? hands on? experience in our own Flavours staff restaurant. We are a small department who are passionate about our learners, strive for quality and believe we can help change lives through learning. We have successful working relationships with all the other agencies in the prison who value our contribution to the lifer journey and beyond. As a successful candidate, you will have? - Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above) in English and Maths. - Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed). - 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. Location: HMP Gartree, LE16 7RP Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year Salary: £18,015 - £32,578 per annum Closing date: 28th September 2017 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 27 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.
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