Functional Skills Programme Manager

Henley-on-Thames  |  Education

Location: Henley-on-Thames 
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £28,940 - £34,327 per annum 
Closing Date: Wednesday 13 th December 2017

HMP Huntercombe’s education department are looking for an experienced Functional Skills Programme / Curriculum Manager to join their Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team to enhance the delivery of our Functional Skills courses.

As Functional Skills Programme Manager you will be dedicated to delivering learning success, through effective leadership within our Functional Skills programme. The vacancy would suit a highly motivated Programme / Curriculum Manager that specialises in Functional Skills and has a positive can do approach to education and the success of their students. The ideal candidate will have experience and success in their knowledge of Functional Skills and experience managing a team.

Milton Keynes College: Rewards

  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
  • 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
  • Busy Bee’s childcare vouchers can save working parents up to £933 per year in a variety of registered childcare, such as Nurseries, Nannies, after school activities, Summer Camps and Breakfast Clubs up the age of 15.
  • 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…

This role is based at HMP Huntercombe, which opened as a prison in 1946 and is currently a Category C adult male establishment holding a solely foreign national population in order to support government priorities on the deportation of foreign national offenders.

As a successful candidate you will:

  • A degree or equivalent vocational qualification in a Functional Skills subject area.
  • A teaching qualification (QTLS as appropriate).
  • Assessor/Verifier Awards (desirable).
  • Teaching/training experience in subject area, along with employability and/or PSD, up-to-date knowledge of these subject areas and employer requirements.
  • Understanding of the necessary employability skills required in the current UK economy.
  • Evidence of providing high quality effective programmes leading to outstanding success.
  • Experience of data analysis.
  • Experience of identifying, developing and sharing resources focused on teaching and learning.
  • Experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
  • Knowledge of current relevant initiatives within the Offender Learning.
  • The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.

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.

To apply, please follow the job board application instructions to submit your CV. You will then be sent an email directing you to the College Careers Portal to complete your application.

Organisation
Milton Keynes College
Reference
MKO1039
Contract Type
Full Time, HMYOI Huntercombe
Salary
£28,940 - £34,327 per annum
Expiry Date
13/12/2017
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