Are you looking to make a difference?
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help others to improve their lives, the lives of their families and to make a positive contribution to their local community? Then prison education is for you.
We are committed to making a difference and we need motivated and passionate colleagues who can make it happen. Novus is a specialist Prison Education provider working across England and Wales, for more information on our team, their story and what we do please visit us at (url removed).
This Local Education Manager role is offered on a Permanent basis, working 37 per week. You will be based at HMP Kirklevington Grange, working with Adults aged 18 and above, please visit (url removed)/contacts/prison-finder to find out more.
The closing date for this job advert is 26/10/2020 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!
In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, to ensure we are keeping yourself and our colleagues safe, please be aware that interviews will be conducted via skype or off site.
The purpose of this role is to lead your team to maintain effective delivery of education to our learners. We'll need you to strategically plan for the development of the provision to ensure it meets contractual, quality and financial targets.
In this role you will be required to;
Have a teaching qualification, minimum Cert Ed or PGCE
Hold at least a level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy
Have a track record of developing, leading and managing a team effectively
Have a track record of implementing and managing continuous quality assurance and improvement procedures
Have experience of successful partnership working
Utilise policies and procedures (both Novus and HMPPS) to support the wider prison resettlement and skills strategy.
Work collaboratively as part of a local specialist education team and, positively contribute as part of the wider prison team.
You may have the skills, passion and attributes which make you the ideal candidate for this role, but you find it hard to evidence all criteria? We consider all applications and we are committed to finding the right person and will invest in their professional and personal development.
If you can help others - we can help you.
We offer an excellent benefits package including a favourable pension's scheme (https://(url removed)), Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to Work and Simply Health.
To apply for this role through the Novus website, please click the 'apply now' button where you will be asked to submit a copy of your CV. In your application, please also outline how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements details within the job role profile.
Novus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications, if you are interested please visit us at (url removed)/careers for job description and more details.
This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.