Functional Skills Tutors

Milton Keynes College
10 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Functional Skills Tutors – English, Maths and ICTLocation: HMP Hewell and HMP Long LartinSalary: £20.00 to £25.00 per hourHours: Sessional/ Various HoursEvent: Careers Open Day 25th January 9.30am – 12:00pm, HMP Hewell As part of our Careers Event, we are looking for experienced Functional Skills Lecturers to deliver Functional Skills English, Maths or ICT to a diverse group of learners at HMP Hewell or HMP Long Lartin. As part of our Offender Learning team you will help to develop a strong English, Maths or ICT programme from pre-entry up to level 2 that meets the needs of the learners, prison and Milton Keynes College. This is an exciting opportunity for dedicated education professionals to deliver high learner success, through effective teaching and delivery in Functional Skills. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated, adaptable and professional Tutors, who have excellent emotional intelligence and communication skills. The ideal candidates will be passionate and creative lecturers, who can thrive upon working within challenging yet rewarding environments. As a successful candidate, you will:Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above) Functional Skills English. Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towards Hold relevant assessor/verifier awards. Have teaching experience in English/Maths/ICT with 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. About HMP HewellHMP Hewell is a category B/C/D local split between two sites within open countryside and landscaped gardens. The prison has a maximum capacity of 1250 males over 21 years of age. As part of Milton Keynes College’s expansion in Offender Learning, they are seeking to recruit innovative, creative teachers. The College delivers a broad curriculum encompassing vocational training, functional skills, employability and personal and social development skills. The Education provision is delivered in purpose-built Education Departments and vocational workshops across the two sites. About HMP Long LartinLong Lartin is a Category A high security dispersal prison which forms part of the High Security Directorate. The prison, which occupies the site of a former War Department Ordnance Depot, was built in the 1960s and opened as a prison in 1971. Although originally opened as a Category C prison, it was upgraded to provide dispersal level security in 1973. Additional wings were opened in June 1999 and May 2009, substantially increasing the capacity of the prison. The average prison roll is 616. More about the rewardsAs well as having 35, flexible, days holiday per year you will also get 3 additional days to be taken over Christmas and of course all of the bank holidays. We offer a car allowance scheme “Just add fuel”, but if you prefer a more environmentally friendly approach to travel we also offer a cycle to work scheme. As part of Milton Keynes College, you are entitled to apply for an NUS student discount card with offers in plenty of local restaurants and high street shops. Childcare vouchers are available and of course the option of being part of Teachers Pension Scheme. For more about our benefits please visit the MK College website. About Milton Keynes CollegeMilton Keynes College deliver an exciting and varied curriculum in 28 of Her Majesty’s Prisons and Young Offenders Institutes. We also have a successful Employment Academy model which works with employers and stakeholders to enhance our learners’ chances of re-entering society successfully, to find employment upon release and to live fulfilling lives. The curriculum we offer is designed taking into account both the needs of the learner, external stakeholders and the local employment needs. We are proud of supporting our learners’ successfully through education and ‘Through the Gate’. Please submit your CV to register your interest in the event and to find out more. At this point, you will be contacted with more information.