Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 5:00pm / Friday: 8:00am – 12:00pm)
Salary: £18,015 - £32,578 per annum (Dependant on skills & experience)
Closing Date: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Description: HMYOI Aylesbury’s education team are looking for an experienced Hospitality / Catering lecturer / teacher with extensive industry experience to deliver Hospitality courses up to Level 3 to a diverse group of learners within the prison. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Lecturer to deliver high learner success through effective teaching and delivery in Hospitality from Level 1 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry up to Level 3 Hospitality qualifications.
The course covers a variety of routes such as Catering, Food Service and the Hospitality industry as a whole, helping our learners to discover many different aspects of the Hospitality industry and gain valuable practical and teamwork skills.
This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Hospitality teacher, with a can do approach to education. The ideal candidate will be a passionate and creative lecturer, who can thrive upon working within a challenging yet rewarding environment, who can offer skills & knowledge to our learners and guide them throughout their courses in order to reach their maximum potential.
Milton Keynes College: Rewards
• 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave between Christmas and New Year due to closure and all UK Bank Holidays.
• Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card and Blue lights card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts
• Teachers Pension Scheme
• Childcare Vouchers
• Continued Professional Development Opportunities
• Cycle To Work Scheme
• Access to ‘JUICE’ the employees’ health and wellbeing platform
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users
• Plus, many more
About HMYOI Aylesbury
HMYOI Aylesbury is a prison housing young prisoners aged 18-21, all serving sentences over 4 years. The Education Department works closely with our prison colleagues to deliver medium to long courses that help prepare learners for employment both within the long-term prison estate and on release to the community. Courses include English and Maths Functional Skills (Entry 2 to Level 2), Business, ICT, Hospitality, Music Technology and Radio, Painting & Decorating, Horticulture, Construction, peer mentoring and Barbering. This is complemented by a range of courses available through distance learning at level 3 and beyond e.g. Open University, A Levels and BTEC level 3.
In the department we believe the opportunity to gain, skills and knowledge will help our learners to end their offending behaviour. We engage the hardest to reach learners and encourage them to take pride in their own education and self-development. As a department, we endeavour to inspire learners to achieve and for some, attain their first significant qualifications. If you believe that you can inspire and reach challenging young prisoners, then we would like to hear from you!
Regime hours: Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm / Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm.
Delivery times: AM - 9:00am – 11:00am / PM - 2:00pm-4:45pm
As a successful candidate, you will:
• Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above) in Hospitality.
• Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towards
• Hold relevant assessor/verifier awards.
• Have teaching/training or vocational experience in relevant subject area and relevant up-to-date knowledge.
• Have a proven track record of managing and supporting diverse groups of learners through nationally accredited programmes.
• Have experience of identifying, developing and sharing innovative and creative teaching resources
• Have experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
• Have knowledge of current curriculum and accreditation developments within Further Education and specific subject area(s).
• Have the ability to teach creatively, adapting to the needs of a variety of learners and willing to explore new teaching and learning strategies.
• Have good IT skills and willing to develop further.
• Show accuracy and precision in written presentation.
• 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.