Course Team Leader - Health & Social Care/Child Care

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes
11 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
The Care Professions Department at Milton Keynes College are looking for an innovative and inspirational Course Team Leader to join their team.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Health and Social Care professional to join our Care Professions School here at Milton Keynes College. As a Course Team Leader within the school, you will be teaching students who wish to pursue a career in Health and Social Care. You will be creative in planning your teaching, use a variety of innovative and captivating resources whilst delivering in an enthusiastic and inspirational manner.

Care Professions Study Programmes are predominately for 16 â€" 19 year olds. These programmes are for students who wish to enter the care industry. All of these students will undertake work placement within the care industry, which is a vital part of the students learning journey to ensure that they are work ready when they complete their studies with the College. These programmes are offered from Entry level to Level 3.

Location: Chaffron Way Campus

Hours: 22.2 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: Up to £33,232 per annum FTE (full time equivalent)
Closing date: Wednesday 16th September 2020

More about the rewards
  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays per rota
  • Amazing discounts with NUS 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
  • Generous pension 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…

As a successful candidate, you will have
  • Hold a relevant teaching qualification or be willing to work towards one
  • Hold a degree/equivalent ideally in a relevant subject to Health and Social Care Level 4 or above
  • Knowledge of current relevant initiatives within vocational areas
  • Ability to establish appropriate relationships with challenging young people and adults and be a positive role model
  • A strong awareness and understanding of equal opportunities and the ability to translate these into effective action
  • The ability to work on own initiative to find creative solutions to problems
  • Ability to stay calm and work effectively under pressure including handling difficult situations diplomatically

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 â€" 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.

Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.

Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College’s clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.