Supply Lecturer

Milton Keynes  |  Education

 Hours: Sessional / Ad-hoc cover
Salary: £23.52 (per delivery hour) 
Closing date: 6th September 2017

Description: Milton Keynes College is working in partnership with our West Midlands prisons to put education at the heart of the prison system.

Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team are seeking experienced Lecturers to cover Functional Skills EnglishMaths & IT courses within a diverse curriculum. This is an exciting time for prison education and this is a great opportunity to experience prison teaching as a variable hours tutor covering part and full time hours.

The successful candidate will be passionate and dedicated to teaching Functional Skills EnglishMaths & IT courses 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 E&D and Employability is essential in order to successfully deliver the curriculum.

Milton Keynes College: Rewards

  • Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card and Blue lights card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts
  • Access to the 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

Across the West Midlands we offer our learners a wide of range of subjects including vocational trade courses such as BricklayingPainting & decoratingMotor VehicleCarpentry, and of course other subject areas such as BusinessArtCateringIndustrial Cleaning and Rail Track. These vacancies fall within the West Midlands area and cover 10 prisons from HMPYOI Drake Hall to HMP Long Lartin.


As a successful candidate you will:

  • A full teaching qualification (DTTLS, PGCE, Cert Ed)
  • Teaching/training or vocational experience in a relevant discipline/subject area and relevant up-to-date knowledge.
  • A proven track record of managing and supporting diverse groups of learners through nationally accredited programmes.
  • Experience of identifying, developing and sharing innovative and creative teaching resources.
  • Experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
  • Knowledge of current curriculum and accreditation developments within Further Education and specific subject area(s).
  • The ability to teach creatively, adapting to the needs of a variety of learners and willing to explore new teaching and learning strategies.
  • A good level of IT literacy and willing to develop further.
  • Accuracy and precision in written presentation.

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 28 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.

Milton Keynes College
Contract Type
Full Time, HMP & YOI Brinsford, HMP Birmingham, HMP Drake Hall, HMP Featherstone, HMP Foston Hall, HMP Hewell, HMP Long Lartin, HMP Oakwood, HMP Stafford, HMYOI Swinfen Hall, Part Time
£23.52 Per Hour
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