Location: HMP RanbyHours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per yearSalary: GBP18,015 - GBP32,578 per annumClosing Date: Tuesday 13th FebruaryHMP Ranby's education department are looking for an experienced Horticulture lecturer / tutor / teacher to deliver Horticulture 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 Horticulture 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 Horticulture. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Horticulture 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.Milton Keynes College: Rewards35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank HolidaysAmazing discounts with NUS card or Blue Light Card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and EntertainmentAccess to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hubAccess to Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributionsBusy Bee's childcare vouchers can save working parents up to GBP933 per year in a variety of registered childcare, such as Nurseries, Nannies, after school activities, Summer Camps and Breakfast Clubs up the age of 15.Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training coursesSave up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support ProgrammePlus many more???HMP Ranby is working resettlement prison housing almost 1,100 adult male prisoners. The Education Department aspires to prepare prisoners for release and resettlement through the provision of a range of both academic and vocational programmes from Entry Level to Level Two. Our programmes are developed and delivered through close collaboration with our prison colleagues and other partner agencies.Education at Ranby is in the process of undergoing significant change with a number of new and innovative courses being introduced, coupled with a radical change in the way that learners are allocated to pathways of learning that are closely allied to career options and opportunities.If you feel that you have what it takes to inspire learners to change their offending behaviour, want to work in a challenging but rewarding environment and think that you can help HMP Ranby become a true centre of excellence for offender learning, we would like to meet you.As a successful candidate you will:Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above).Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towardsHold 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 resourcesHave 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 CollegeMilton 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, - 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.