Design and Craft Trainer

Guidant Group
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Do you want to make a difference to young people's lives, inspiring them to achieve and realise their true potential? Do you believe that every young person should be given a second chance and opportunity to turn their lives around? Do you have experience of the design and craft industry?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced tutor who has worked in a design and craft industry to teach qualifications and skills to young people in Medway Secure Training Centre.

You will support young people to develop their employability, personal and social skills and adopt a positive attitude to work alongside developing their knowledge of design and craft.

You will have a fair, but firm and consistent approach to working with young people, and will be passionate about your vocational subject and inspiring others to be. You will have the ability to work in a challenging but highly rewarding environment, be adept at defusing conflict, and working strictly to protocol and procedure.

As part of a multi-disciplinary team you will be designing and delivering programmes of vocational study to young people, assessing their work and raising their aspirations through constructive feedback and appropriate support. Therefore you will be a team player with good communication skills and have the ability to remain professional, positive and set a good example to young people and colleagues alike at all times.

In return you can expect a generous annual leave allowance (28 days a year annual leave with the ability to accrue 1 day of additional holiday for every year of service up to 5 years plus bank holidays; pro rata for part-time employees), enrolment onto our pension scheme, the opportunity to develop your skills through our Talent Management programme, a competitive salary, opportunity to contribute to our staff engagement and diversity forums, and learn about the variety and breadth of Nacro's provision and how we support internal progression. Season ticket loan. Working 40 hours per week (including lunch breaks), pro rata for part-time employees.

The successful candidate should have:-
-A level 4 teaching qualification (Certificate in Education & Training, CTLLS, or an equivalent qualification) or a level 5 teaching qualification (Diploma in Education & Training, DTLLS, Cert Ed, or an equivalent qualification)
-GCSE English, Math's and ICT (or equivalent qualifications at level 2 or above)
-Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the barriers facing disadvantaged learners who have a history in the youth and criminal justice system

DBS & Secure Training Centre Vetting required including 5 years reference history.

At Nacro, the crime reduction charity, we are dedicated to reducing crime and reoffending in communities across England and Wales. We design and deliver programmes that equip people with the skills, advice, attitude and support they need to move their lives on and move away from crime. We provide both a voice and a platform for those who feel excluded and we have an established reputation for tackling social injustice and enabling our service users to play a full role in their community, and society as a whole.

As a committed Investor In People (IIP), continued professional development is central to our people and performance management activities. Our employees receive regular support with Personal Development Planning and have access to training and professional development opportunities.

Our Vision, Mission & Values
Our vision is a society in which communities are crime free, where people feel safe and are supported to reach their aspirations. In order to achieve this, our mission is to positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, reduce crime, and prevent offending behaviour, by working across a number of key areas including Education, Housing, Justice, Health, Resettlement Advice, and by influencing policy and adhering to our values of being courageous, inspiring, reliable and focussed on outcomes.

Equal Opportunities Statement
Nacro values the diverse nature of its staff and of those using its services, and is committed to ensuring that this is reflected in all its practices, policies and services.

Nacro's commitment to equity involves much more than equality of access and tackling discrimination - it requires the whole of Nacro to actively embrace and promote the benefits and opportunities that diversity brings to the organisation

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