Construction Skills Trainer

22835.00 - 32578.00 GBP Annual + GBP22835 - GBP32578/annum Excellent Benefits
21 Jun 2017
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Milton Keynes College are working in partnership with HMP Spring Hillto put education at the heart of the prison system.

We are looking for an experienced Construction professional to join our Offender Learning team at HMP Spring Hill and deliver Construction / CSCS skills to a diverse group of learners. As part of our offender learning team you will help to develop a strong Construction Skills programme that meets the needs of the learners, prison and Milton Keynes College.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Construction professional to deliver high learner success, through effective teaching and delivery in Construction Skills. This vacancy would suit a highly motivated Construction trainer with an up to date CSCS card, who has with a can do approach to education. The ideal candidate will be a passionate and creative Construction trainer, who can thrive upon working within a challenging yet rewarding environment, who can offer their industry skills & knowledge in Construction to our learners and guide them throughout their courses.

HMP Spring Hill is an Open Category D (resettlement) prison, housing approximately 320 male prisoners who are at the end of their custodial sentence and working towards resettlement. Its purpose is to prepare prisoners for release. HMP Spring Hill is jointly managed with HMP Grendon (situated next door) and despite sharing a number of common services Springhill and Grendon operate as separate units and exist for vastly different purposes.

As a successful candidate you will:

- Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above) in Construction Skills / CSCS
- 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.

Location: HMP Spring Hill
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: GBP22,835 - GBP32,578 per annum
Closing date: 19th July 2017

More about the rewards

- 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
- Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card and Blue lights card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts
- Teachers' Pension Scheme
- Childcare Vouchers
- Continued Professional Development Opportunities
- Cycle To Work Scheme
- Access to 'JUICE' the employees' health and wellbeing platform
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users
- Plus, many more

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, - 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 28 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.

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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.

We want to develop a more diverse workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Milton Keynes College is committed to promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore require a DBS check. The College is proactively committed to Sustainable Development through the learning opportunities it delivers, its management of resources and its engagement with communities