Lecturer in English

South Littleton  |  Education

Location: South Littleton
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £18,015 - £32,578 per annum
Closing Date: 14 th December 2017

HMP Long Latin’s education department are looking for an experienced English Lecturer / Tutor / Teacher to deliver English to a diverse group of learners within the prison. As a Lecturer within our Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team you will help to develop a strong English programme that meets the needs of the learners, prison and Milton Keynes College.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Lecturer / Tutor / Teacher to deliver high learner success, through effective teaching and delivery in English. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated English 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.

More about the rewards

  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and 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

Long Lartin is a Category A High Security Dispersal prison which forms part of the High Security Directorate. The prison which occupies the site of a former War Department Ordnance Depot, was built in the 1960s and opened as a prison in 1971. Although originally opened as a Category C prison, it was upgraded to provide dispersal level security in 1973. Further improvements in security were made between 1995 and 1997 as a consequence of the Woodcock/Learmont reports. Additional wings were opened in June 1999 and May 2009, substantially increasing the capacity of the prison.

As a successful candidate you will:

  • Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above) in English.
  • 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.

Organisation
Milton Keynes College
Reference
MKO1041
Contract Type
Full Time, HMP Long Lartin
Salary
£18,015 - £32,578 per annum
Expiry Date
14/12/2017
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