Maths Lecturer

Recruiter
Milton Keynes College
Location
March
Posted
23 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Dec 2020
Ref
1830247657
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you a passionate Lecturer who can deliver engaging and innovative Maths classes? Milton Keynes College is seeking a creative and motivated Maths Lecturer to join the dedicated education team based at HMP Whitemoor.

As a Maths Lecturer, you will be delivering interesting and inspiring Maths classes to diverse groups of learners who may not have engaged well with education previously. We would like you to be part of the learner’s journey, offering your skills and knowledge to guide them throughout their courses.

Milton Keynes College transforms lives through learning and it passionate about reducing re-offending by providing learners with qualifications and skills they can apply to employment whilst in custody and upon release.

Working in a prison environment can be challenging but highly rewarding and varied. If you are highly motivated with a can-do approach to education, this is a great opportunity for you!

Location: HMP Whitemoor, March, Cambridgeshire, PE15 0PR
Hours: 18.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £8,887 - £16.071 pro rata
£18,015 - £32,578 per annum (FTE)
Closing date: Tuesday 1st December 2020

Milton Keynes College Rewards:
  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas closure (arrangements organised with your line manager) and UK Bank Holidays
  • Access to a generous pension scheme
  • Access to an employee wellbeing platform
  • Access to Continued Professional Development, including in-house teacher training, professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
  • Free 24/7 comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, including counselling for you and your immediate family, advice on eldercare and referral to serious illness & accident support.
  • Death in Service Plan Benefit
  • Flexible working options supported (arrangements organised with your line manager)
  • With more to discover . . .

About HMP Whitemoor:

HMP Whitemoor is a maximum-security prison for Category A and B men. The prison focuses on settlement (helping those convicted of serious offences to make positive use of long sentences) and resettlement (reducing the risk of reoffending through assessment, work, education and offending behaviour programmes).

HMP Whitemoor opened in 1991 and is part of the Long-Term High Security Estate and includes an Offender Personality Disorder Unit (OPDU). This unit is part of the national DSPD Programme of the Health Partnerships Directorate, providing thorough assessment and a fully worked out treatment model.

Whitemoor also houses a Close Supervision Centre (CSC). The unit prepares prisoners who pose a severe risk to others, to return to a normal prison environment.



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 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 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 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.

**Please note successful candidates are required to undertake National Offender Management Service (NOMS) Clearance before being able to commence with any role. For high security sites they are also required to obtain Counter Terrorism Check (CTC) in addition to NOMS. The process of obtaining clearance can take anywhere from 3 weeks upwards and the outcome is not controlled by the College or the individual prison* *