Location: Milton Keynes
Hours: Sessional - 6 week courses (5 mornings a week - 08:00 - 11:30am)
Salary: £23.52 (per delivery hour)
Closing date: 23rd March 2018
Milton Keynes College offender learning team are seeking an experienced lecturer or trainer to deliver an independent living course to a diverse group of learners. The course is designed to enable learners with the skills to be able to cook for themselves and manage food costs to a given budget. The course is run every morning, Monday to Friday, for six weeks with a cohort of eight learners. There is an opportunity to develop an outreach programme for wider independent living skills such as washing and ironing clothes and microwave cookery. This is an exciting time for prison education and this is a great opportunity to experience prison teaching as a sessional tutor.
The successful candidate will be passionate and dedicated to teaching with the flexibility to be scheduled to work on an ad-hoc basis. You will be a team player with excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Experience embedding Functional Skills, E&D and Employability is essential in order to successfully deliver the curriculum.
More about the rewards
HMP Whatton is a leading prison for the treatment of male sex offenders and is nationally recognised for its programmes to reduce re-offending; CALM, Thinking Skills, Relationship, Sex Offender Treatment Programme (SOTP) and the Adapted SOTP (for offenders with a low IQ who are often unable to read or write or have severe mental health difficulties).
The education department at HMP Whatton achieved an Ofsted grade of Outstanding, the first male Cat C prison in England to achieve this accolade. The education department currently enjoys a 95% success rate across all of its courses. A broad curriculum is offered to support prisoners to gain Functional Skills in English and maths, employability skills and independent living skills.
As a successful candidate you will have…
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.