Progressive Pathway & Distance Learning Teacher

Rochester, Kent
£23,073.70 - £28,213.34 per annum (Subject to Job Evaluation)
11 May 2017
22 May 2017
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Looking for a career where you can change lives? 

For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons. 

Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the drive to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people`s lives through learning and skills. 

We have a great opportunity at HMYOI Cookham Wood to join the education team as a Progressive Pathway & Distance Learning Teacher.

HMYOI Cookham Wood, Rochester, is a custodial establishment for Young People, aged between the ages of 15 and 18. There are currently around 170 young people in the YOI with an operational capacity of 186. All young people work towards English and Maths qualifications, as well as ICT, PSD, and vocational pathways which include construction, creative arts, healthy living, customer service, catering and horticulture. We also offer an Advice and Guidance service which helps our young people with post release opportunities. 

The purpose of this role is to develop and deliver high quality learner focussed education. This is a challenging but rewarding role and we need someone who is flexible and resilient, with the ability to encourage, engage and motivate, children and young people, giving them the opportunity of a brighter future.

To do this successfully you will need to:

-Demonstrate a track record of teaching national curriculum to a good or outstanding standard
-Have experience of developing an engaging and differentiated curriculum offer to ensure all young people are engaged and achieve the desired outcomes 
-Hold a teaching qualification - minimum Cert Ed, PGCE or equivalent
-Hold QTS / QTLS
-Hold a degree or equivalent subject specialist qualification or have a willingness to work towards this

In return you will benefit from an excellent package including - a favourable Pension scheme, Retail Discounts, Childcare Vouchers, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to work scheme, Simply Health scheme and technology scheme. 

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile. 

Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. All roles are subject to job evaluation.

Interested? For more information and to apply for this role please click 'Apply'.