Functional Skills Tutors

Blackstone Point Limited
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Establishment: HMP YOI Feltham

Location: Greater London

Closing Date: 2nd June 2017

Our client Prospects, has secured a major contract to provide education services at Feltham Young Offenders Institute.

They are currently recruiting for Teachers who can deliver one or more of the following subjects:

· Maths


· English

Full & Part time roles are available and salary ranges from £23,853 to £36,051 per annum depending on experience.

About Prospects

The Prospects Group provides tailored education, employment, training and care products and services for people at all stages of life.

Each year Prospects inspires more than 500,000 people to develop their potential and transform their lives. Prospects is one of the largest employee owned companies in the UK and is a Leader in Diversity; ranked in the top 100 index by the National Centre for Diversity.

About HMPYOI Feltham

HMYOI Feltham is a Young Offenders Institute located in Feltham, London.

Prospects provides education for all young people within Feltham Young Offenders Institution and has increased the number of hours a young person in custody at Feltham spends in education each week to equip them with qualifications and skills to break the cycle of reoffending when they leave detention.

The establishment’s regime includes academic education (full/part-time), workshops and vocational training in a wide range of industry.

Responsibilities (to include but aren’t limited to)

- To develop the curriculum in line with national requirements, local community needs, and the needs of employment.
- To develop young people-centred teaching and learning strategies, which contribute to increased retention, achievement and progression.
- To provide regular feedback to young people and to give group and individual tutorial support to enable them to achieve maximum benefit from their course or programme.
- To support the Employer Engagement Manager in the development of work placement, and work based learning opportunities for the young people.

Person Specification

- Possession of a teaching qualification (PGCE or equivalent)
- Degree, equivalent professional qualifications, or extensive industrial experience in your specialist area(s)
- Experience of teaching accredited qualifications from your specialist area(s) from Entry Level to Level 3
- An awareness of the pastoral and the academic needs of young people from a variety of backgrounds and the ability to respond to those needs positively and sensitively.
- Commitment to an inclusive education
- An understanding of, and commitment to, equal opportunities policies and practical ideas for their implementation in this post.
- An understanding of and commitment to the welfare and safety of children, young people and vulnerable adults within a Further Education and Young Offenders Institution context.

Successful candidates will be subject to a DBS and enhanced security clearance.

Benefits Include:

- 26 days holiday rising to 28 after 10 years’ service
- Group personal pension plan where the company single matches up to a maximum of 6%
- Access to various salary sacrifice schemes such as Child vouchers, cycle2work
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Healthcare Schemes