Lecturer in English
Teaching in prisons is an incredibly rewarding challenge with the benefits of mainstream education.
Weston College is the regional provider for OLASS 4 prison education delivery across the South West of England and is now seeking to recruit an outstanding and highly motivated Lecturer in English at HMP Erlestoke.
The successful applicant will be working in a highly dynamic learning environment and will need to be able to show flexibility and innovation in their approaches to teaching. They will have the ability to demonstrate a broad range of skills to engage with a wide range of learners. A relevant teaching qualification or experience is required as is an ability to work in partnership with others and excellent interpersonal skills.
This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted 'Outstanding', its Higher Education provision is graded 'Gold' by TEF, and Weston College has recently won the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People 'Champion' and has been awarded 'Gold' by Investors in People, which demonstrates our commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.
Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS and obtain the appropriate prison clearance before starting the role.