Offender Education Careers Event - HMP Hewell



Thursday Jan 25, 2018


Career Opportunities in Worcestershire and Warwickshire

Location: HMP Hewell, Hewell Lane, Redditch B97 6QS
Date: Thursday 25th January 2018
Time: 9.30am – 12.00pm



Are you looking to join an outstanding Educational Department? Could your teaching really help to transform lives? If so, why not come along to the Offender Education Careers Event being hosted at HMP Hewell this January.

On the 25th January, Milton Keynes College are holding a Careers Event at HMP Hewell to recruit outstanding teachers from within the Worcestershire and Warwickshire regions, to join their innovative educational departments at HMP Hewell and HMP Long Lartin. The Careers Event offers a unique opportunity for attendees to take a tour of the department at HMP Hewell and its facilities, speak with the on-site management team, hear first-hand experiences of some of the learners and find out more about the current vacancies.

Milton Keynes College currently has a wide range of exciting sessional teaching opportunities in the following subject areas at both establishments:

  • Functional Skills English and Maths
  • ICT
  • Art
  • Catering
  • Business & Employability
  • Construction: e.g. Carpentry and Joinery, Plastering and Tiling and Plumbing
  • And many more….


About HMP Hewell

HMP Hewell is a category B/C/D local split between two sites within open countryside and landscaped gardens. The prison has a maximum capacity of 1250 males over 21 years of age. As part of Milton Keynes College’s expansion in Offender Learning, they are seeking to recruit innovative, creative teachers. The College delivers a broad curriculum encompassing vocational training, functional skills, employability and personal and social development skills. The Education provision is delivered in purpose-built Education Departments and vocational workshops across the two sites. 


About HMP Long Lartin

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. Additional wings were opened in June 1999 and May 2009, substantially increasing the capacity of the prison. The average prison roll is 616.




About Milton Keynes College

Milton Keynes College is a values led organisation - Integrity, Excellence, Inspire, Respect, Innovate.

The College is one of the largest providers of Offender Education in England, contracted to work across twenty-eight prisons in the East & West Midlands and the South-Central region, 30% of all delivery nationally.

Learning and skills is provided across A – D category, High Security, Young Offenders, the female estate and open prisons in both public sector and private sector prisons. The College is committed to working in partnership with HM Prison and Probation Services (HMPPS) to ensure a clear synergy between all elements of the regime to maximise outcomes and value for money.

Working within OLASS offers a number of benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, excellent pension scheme, access to continuing professional development, childcare discounts and more.


Next Steps….

To register your interest in attending this event, please follow the job board instructions. Once your CV has been submitted you will receive a confirmation e-mail with further details on the Open Day and any additional information that may be required ahead of attending. Think a friend might be interested? Feel free to pass on the event details to them and tell them to get in touch.