Lecturer - Maths
Location: Redditch, Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per yearSalary: £18,015 - £32,578 per annumClosing date: 15th November 2017Milton Keynes College is working in partnership with HMP Hewell to put education at the heart of the prison system.We are looking for an experienced Mathematics lecturer to deliver Functional Skills Maths up to Level 2 to a diverse group of learners within the prison. As part of our offender learning team, you will help to develop a strong Functional Skills Mathematics 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 maths. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Functional Skills Maths 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 rewards35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank HolidaysAmazing discounts with NUS card or Blue Light Card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and EntertainmentAccess to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hubAccess to Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributionsBusy Bee’s childcare vouchers can save working parents up to £933 per year in a variety of registered childcare, such as Nurseries, Nannies, after school activities, Summer Camps and Breakfast Clubs up the age of 15.Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training coursesSave up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support ProgrammePlus many more…This is an exciting time to be involved with Offender Learning. Here at Hewell we are looking for innovative and creative teachers to join our enthusiastic team who are committed to making a difference to the lives and prospects of our learners. We are in the process of developing a curriculum to increase the opportunities for our learners and support them on release in order to reduce reoffending.Are you a newly qualified teacher or a teacher who would like to have the freedom no longer enjoyed in mainstream education? If so, Offender Learning is an area of education which will reward you on a daily basis.If you are curious about working in Offender Learning but have not previously visited a prison, please arrange a visit prior to deciding to make an application. We are confident you will be very pleasantly surprised.As a successful candidate, you will:Hold a relevant mathematics qualification.Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towardsHold or be willing to work towards relevant assessor/verifier awards.Have teaching/training or vocational experience in a maths 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) (desirable).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 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 follow the job board application instructions to submit your CV. You will then be sent an email directing you to the College Careers Portal to complete your application.