Lecturer: Car Maintenance and Valeting
Location: WolverhamptonHours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per yearSalary: £18,015 - £32,578 per annumClosing date: Tuesday 14 th November 2017Milton Keynes College is working in partnership with HMP Oakwood to put education at the heart of the prison system.We are looking for an experienced Car Maintenance and Valeting Lecturer to deliver Car Maintenance and Valeting to a diverse group of learners within the prison. As part of our Offender Learning team you will help to develop a strong Car Maintenance and Valeting 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 Car Maintenance and Valeting. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Car Maintenance and Valeting teacher/trainer/lecturer, 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.Milton Keynes College: Rewards35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank HolidaysAble to apply for an NUS Extra Card and Blue lights card, offering a wide range of High Street DiscountsTeachers Pension SchemeChildcare VouchersContinued Professional Development OpportunitiesCycle To Work SchemeAccess to ‘JUICE’ the employees’ health and wellbeing platformEmployee Assistance ProgrammeContributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display usersPlus, many moreHMP Oakwood opened in 2012 and is a private sector Category C resettlement prison for males over the age of 21. It is one the largest prisons in England with a current population of 1605. This is due to rise by 501 prisoners to 2106 in the summer of 2016. The Education department works in close partnership with G4S to enable learners to become functionally literate, highly skilled, confident and employable through a natural acquisition of learning, delivered through an embedded whole organisational approach and working in partnership with all stakeholders.As a successful candidate you will:Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above).Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towardsHold 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 resourcesHave 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 CollegeMilton 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.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.To apply, please submit your CV. You will then be contacted and asked to fill out a full application form for the College.