Construction Relief Lecturer- HMP Oakwood

Milton Keynes College
22388.00 - 31940.00 GBP Annual
15 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a varied and rewarding position teaching a range of vocational subjects to a diverse group of learners. It is desirable that you will have experience in a variety of vocational subjects and be confident in your delivery. This role would be covering lessons in bricklaying, painting & decorating, joinery, maintenance, health & Safety. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Vocational teacher, with a can do approach to education. The ideal candidate will be a passionate and creative Vocational lecturer, who can thrive upon working within a challenging environment, who can offer skills & knowledge to our learners and guide them throughout their courses.

HMP Oakwood opened in 2012 and is a private sector Category C resettlement prison for males over the age of 21. It is one the largest prisons in England with a current population of 1605. This is due to rise by 501 prisoners to 2106 in the summer of 2016. The Education department works in close partnership with G4S to enable learners to become functionally literate, highly skilled, confident and employable through a natural acquisition of learning, delivered through an embedded whole organisational approach and working in partnership with all stakeholders.

The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.

As a successful candidate you will have:

  • Hold a vocational qualification (level 3 or above).
  • Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed).
  • Hold relevant assessor/verifier awards.
  • Have teaching/training or vocational experience in a relevant discipline/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.

Location: HMP Oakwood

Hours: hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary: GBP22,388 - GBP31,940 per annum

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More about the rewards

As well as having 35 flexible days holiday per year you will also get 3 additional days to be taken over Christmas and of course all of the bank holidays. We offer a car allowance scheme "Just add fuel", but if you prefer a more environmentally friendly approach to travel we also offer a cycle to work scheme. As part of Milton Keynes College you are entitled to apply for an NUS student discount card with offers in plenty of local restaurants and high street shops. Child care vouchers are available and of course the option of being part of Teachers Pension Scheme. For more about our benefits please visit the MK College website.

Milton Keynes College are working in partnership with HMP Oakwood to put education at the heart of the prison system.

Milton Keynes College deliver an exciting and varied curriculum in 28 of Her Majesty's Prisons and Young Offenders Institutes. We also have a successful Employment Academy model which works with employers and stakeholders to enhance our learners' chances of re-entering society successfully, to find employment upon release and to live fulfilling lives. The curriculum we offer is designed taking into account both the needs of the learner, external stakeholders and the local employment needs. We are proud of supporting our learners' successfully through education and 'Through the Gate'.