Lecturer / Assessor

milton keynes college
Competitive salary
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

HMP Long Lartin’s education department are looking for an experienced Hospitality & Employability Assessor lecturer / tutor to deliver Hospitality, Employability & Personal Development to a diverse group of learners within the prison, on a Full Time Basis.

As a successful Lecturer / Assessor, you will be delivering and assessment of qualifications in Hospitality, Employability & Personal Development. This will be across the prison developed to help support the residents of HMP Long Lartin.

As a Hospitality, Employability & Personal Development Assessor / Lecturer within our Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team, you will help to develop a strong Hospitality, Employability & Personal Development programme that meets the needs of the learners, prison and Milton Keynes College.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated assessor / lecturer / tutor / teacher to deliver high learner success, through effective teaching and delivery in Hospitality, Employability & Personal Development. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Hospitality 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.

Location: HMP Long Lartin, Worcestershire, WR11 8TZ
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £18,015 - £32,578 per annum
Closing date: 16th December 2018

Milton Keynes College 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
  • Tax free childcare scheme
  • 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…

About HMP Long Lartin

HMP Long Lartin is a Category A High Security dispersal prison and is part of the Long Term and High Security directorate housing some of the most serious offenders in the prison system that are drawn from all areas of the UK and includes some Foreign Nationals. These prisoners are in the early stages of their sentence and are likely to progress into other establishments prior to release. The majority of the curriculum is therefore focused on helping prisoners to develop English, maths, and personal skills to enable them to benefit from continued training, education and work whilst still in custody.

The education team in HMP Long Lartin are highly motivated and we take pride in our learner’s success. We work hard to support learners, encourage engagement from reluctant prisoners and aim to offer potential employment opportunities through relevant and up-to-date qualifications. We are a flexible and adaptable team who work in partnership with our prison colleagues to ensure the journey through education is as safe and enjoyable as possible. The dedication of the education team in achieving these ambitions, as well as the expectation of high standards and the drive for continued improvement has been recently rewarded with a Grade 2 by Ofsted.

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 towards
  • Hold relevant assessor/verifier awards.
  • Have teaching/training or vocational experience in Hospitality and relevant up-to-date knowledge.
  • Have a proven record of accomplishment, 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.
  • 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 3,000 16 – 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.

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