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Maths Tutor

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HMP Peterborough are currently recruiting for a Maths Tutor to provide learners support to increase their Maths level and pass a recognised qualification. You will also plan, develop, implement and evaluate activities and appropriate courses. Experience of delivering Maths in a classroom setting is essential for this position.

HMP/YOI Peterborough is the country's only purpose-built prison for both male and female prisoners (kept separate at all times), including a 12-place mother and baby unit. We are committed to offering education and development programmes to provide residents with the skills required to enter employment on release, so reducing the chances of further offending. Providing creative outlets, such as workshop activities, helps to equip those in custody for when they are released. We use 'Restorative Approaches' to bring people in conflict into dialogue. Using a skilled and structured process, those who have been harmed have an opportunity to be heard and those that have caused the harm are held to account for what they have done. We have strong links with the community outside through a variety of partnerships, including our outreach activity Outside Links' offering support and advice to both residents and their families.

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Job Description37.5 hours per week

Benefits including 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays),pension, discounted health cover, subsidised gym membership, free meals on duty and free on-site parking

Salary £25,320.96 - £29,858.52 per annum

Main Responsibilities
Work effectively and efficiently with the Learning & Skills and regime delivery teams to produce innovative and stimulating lessons for prisoners to encourage participation whatever level the prisoners are starting from
Effectively plan courses and lessons by preparing and using schemes of work and lesson plans for all classes for the benefit of the learner as for evidence at inspection/lesson observations
Ensure all relevant policies and procedures, such as Security, Health and Safety and Prisoner Welfare, are adhered to and take responsibility of the work area
Identify the needs of individuals in classes and groups and develop differentiate teaching methods and resources accordingly
Assist in any marketing strategies related to courses, delivery and training within normal work hours and out of normal work hours
Monitor take-up of taught course and employ strategies to increase take-up to ensure maximum attendance
Monitor attendance, achievement and progression of learners reporting any difficulties to your Line Manager
Attend team meetings to evaluate progress and promote good practice and attend all staff meetings, which will include giving feedback on classes and ideas for development of teaching practice and the Department generally
Establish a rapport with prisoners to encourage them to take their first steps in learning and achieve a recognised qualification
Monitor quality control of work produced by prisoners to maintain standards required
Contribute to course reviews and setting and monitoring action plans
Meet agreed prison targets which will be identified in your PDR and reviewed regularly throughout the year.The Ideal CandidateEssential

Full teaching qualification (Minimum of CTLLS) or PGCE
Experience of delivering Maths in the classroom
Recognised Level 3 qualification or above in an identified subject and professional experience
Have an interest in the rehabilitation and resettlement of offenders
Have an ability to communicate effectively at all times through different mediums, including spoken and written communication.Desirable

Experience of instructing/supporting people with challenging behaviour
Assessor or IV qualification is desirable. Must have a willingness to work towards these qualifications
Experience in a prison environment
Ability to deliver a range of subjects or courses to learnersAbout The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation.

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

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