Head of Learning and Skills

United Kingdom
55000.00 GBP Annual
25 Feb 2017
25 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

HMP Berwyn is a new, state of the art prison based in Wrexham, North Wales.

Novus Cambria has been awarded the contract to deliver the learning and skills provision for HMP Berwyn and is now seeking exceptional individuals to help deliver this agenda across a wide range of areas.

Novus Cambria is a joint venture between not-for-profit social enterprise Novus, which is the UK`s largest provider of education, training and employability programmes to offenders, and Coleg Cambria, one of the UK`s biggest colleges, with more than 7,000 full-time students and 20,000 part-time learners with international links. Novus is part of LTE group, delivering its provision to more than 100,000 learners.

The Head of Learning and Skills post is an exciting new opportunity to lead on the setting up and establishment of a brand new education and training facility based within HMP Berwyn which will offer an exceptional learning and skill provision.

Rehabilitation and employability skills are absolutely key to the delivery in HMP Berwyn and we are therefore looking for an exceptional individual who can motivate and lead the learning and skills team to ensure that every learner is provided with the skills, qualifications and knowledge they need to find work upon release and lead crime-free lives. The successful candidate will be an experienced leader and strategic thinker with the ability to build relationships both internally with staff and learners, and externally with key partners.

If you believe that you have the vision, skills, expertise and enthusiasm to make a difference and help us realise our ambitions, we want to hear from you.

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