Sessional Trainer

£22.42 per hour (subject to job evaluation)
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a Trainer looking for sessional work?

For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons.

Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people`s lives through learning and skills.

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our education team at HMP Durham as a Sessional Trainer - Vocational on a sessional (ADHOC) basis. We are looking for Trainers in a wide range of subjects including Construction, Plumbing, Painting and Decorating and Hospitality and Catering.

HMP Durham is a Reception Centre for remand prisoners where engagement & motivation to learn is our key principle. Learners start their Education journey within the Academy based curriculum with a view of specialising and enrolling onto an accredited programme when they transfer to a longer term establishment following sentencing or on release into the community. Learners can choose to attend the Construction Academy, Business Academy, Manufacturing Academy, Facilities Academy (Industrial Cleaning & Horticulture) & the Social Academy. Learners are actively encouraged and supported by Tutors and Peers to develop Technical skills, Functional skills, Employability and Social skills within the Academy depending on individual need.

The purpose of these roles is to deliver high quality learner focused vocational training to meet contractual requirements and Awarding Body standards.

To do this successfully you`ll need to:
Have experience in your vocational specialism.
Hold at least a Level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy.
Hold a Level 3 subject specific qualification.
Have a commitment to gain an assessor award required by relevant Awarding Bodies

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Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile.

Successful candidates will be required to undertaking vetting for these roles.

Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

All roles are subject to job evaluation.

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