Supply Lecturer/Trainer - Painting and Decorating

Milton Keynes College Offender Learning
16 May 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Milton Keynes College offender learning team at HMP Whatton are seeking experienced Lecturers or Trainers to cover sessional hours delivering Level 1 and Level 2 qualifications in Painting and Decorating as part of a diverse curriculum. The sessional needs can be ever changing, and you could be required to cover varying hours, short or long term cover. The prison education runs all year round, all day Mon-Thurs and until lunchtime on a Friday. As a sessional worker you would also potentially have the opportunity to work at multiple sites in the region.

HMP Whatton is a leading prison for the treatment of male sex offenders and is nationally recognised for its programmes to reduce re-offending; CALM, Thinking Skills, Relationship, Sex Offender Treatment Programme (SOTP) and the Adapted SOTP (for offenders with a low IQ who are often unable to read or write or have severe mental health difficulties). Only offenders willing to attend the Sex Offender Treatment Programmes (SOTP) and with six months remaining on their prison sentence are sent to HMP Whatton and new receptions are received from all over the country.

The education department at HMP Whatton administrates over 2000 enrolments per year and supports over 500 learners to achieve their learning goals and employment aspirations. The education department currently enjoys a 93% success rate across all of its courses. A broad curriculum is offered to support prisoners to gain Functional Skills in English and maths, employability skills and independent living skills. Our new Self Employment Academy provides courses that enable offenders to move into self-employment upon release. Many courses are embedded into the prison workshops enabling prisoners to gain a qualification through on-the-job training.

Other prisons nearby are ? HMP Nottingham, HMP Ranby and HMP Stocken and we have a total of 27 prisons across England. Vocational courses delivered do vary from site to site.

This is an exciting time for prison education and this is a great opportunity to experience prison teaching as a zero hours tutor covering variable hours.

The successful candidates will be passionate, creative and dedicated to teaching with the flexibility to be scheduled to work on an ad-hoc basis. You will be a team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Experience embedding Maths, English, E&D and Employability is essential in order to successfully deliver the curriculum.

Location: HMP Whatton, New Lane, Whatton, Nottingham, NG13 9FQ
Hours: Sessional / Ad-hoc cover
Salary: £23.52 (per delivery hour)
Closing date: 23 rd May 2018

More about the rewards

    Amazing discounts with NUS card or Blue Light Card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
    Access 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 hub
    Access to Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
    Tax free childcare scheme
    Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
    Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
    24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
    Plus many more?

    As a successful candidate you will have?

      A relevant degree or equivalent qualification in Painting and Decorating
      A full or part teaching qualification (PTLLS, DTTLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towards
      Teaching/training or vocational experience in a relevant discipline/subject area and relevant up-to-date knowledge.
      A proven track record of managing and supporting diverse groups of learners through nationally accredited programmes.
      Experience of identifying, developing and sharing innovative and creative teaching resources.
      Experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
      Knowledge of current curriculum and accreditation developments within Further Education and specific subject area(s).
      The ability to teach creatively, adapting to the needs of a variety of learners and willing to explore new teaching and learning strategies.
      A good level of IT literacy and willing to develop further.
      Accuracy and precision in written presentation.

      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.

      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.

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