Functional Skills Programme Manager - Milton Keynes College

milton keynes college
28940.00 - 34327.00 GBP Annual
02 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

HMP Bullingdon's education department have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Functional Skills Programme Manager / Curriculum Leader to enhance the delivery of our Functional Skills English and Maths courses within HMP Bullingdon.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Functional Skills Programme Manager / Curriculum Leader to deliver learner success, through effective leadership within our Functional Skills programme.

This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Programme / Curriculum manager that specialises in either English and/or Maths and has a positive can do approach to education and the success of their students. The ideal candidate will have experience and success in English and/or Maths and experience of managing a team.

Location: HMP Bullingdon
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: GBP28,940 - GBP34,327 per annum
Closing Date: 15 th March 2018

More about the rewards

  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
  • Amazing discounts with NUS card or Blue Light Card , ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
  • Access 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 hub
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Busy 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 courses
  • Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
  • Plus many more???

HMP Bullingdon has the capacity to hold 1114 offenders all serving a range of sentences from remand to life, with the average length of stay between 3 and 6 months. Education works closely with our prison colleagues to deliver a variety of courses that help prepare learners for employment and positive community living upon release.

The Education Team is on a positive journey with an enthusiastic and committed approach from both Milton Keynes College and prison colleagues, this has resulted in creating a rewarding environment not only for learners but also for the staff team who play a key role in transforming rehabilitation for our learners.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • A degree or equivalent vocational qualification in Maths and/or English.
  • A teaching qualification (QTLS as appropriate).
  • Assessor/Verifier Awards (desirable).
  • Teaching/training experience in subject area, along with employability and/or PSD, up-to-date knowledge of these subject areas and employer requirements.
  • Understanding of the necessary employability skills required in the current UK economy.
  • Evidence of providing high quality effective programmes leading to outstanding success.
  • Experience of data analysis.
  • Experience of identifying, developing and sharing resources focused on teaching and learning.
  • Experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
  • Knowledge of current relevant initiatives within the Offender Learning.
  • The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.

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, - 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.

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