Head of Education - Rainsbrook STC
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 fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people's lives through learning and skills.
We have a great opportunity at Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre to join the Novus team as the Head of Education on a permanent, full time (37 hours per week) basis.
Rainsbrook Secure Training Centre in Willoughby, Warwickshire, is a custodial establishment for Children and Young People (CYP), aged between the ages of 12 and 18 and has an operational capacity of 76. All CYP work towards English and Maths qualifications, as well as ICT, PSD, PE and vocational pathways which include Hair and Beauty, creative arts, hospitality and catering, sports studies and horticulture. We also provide enrichment outside of the standard education delivery
The purpose of this role is to lead a curriculum and support team to deliver services that maximise access to education, opportunity and achievement for all Young People to enhance their employment or further education upon release. We'll need you to strategically plan for the development of the provision to ensure it meets contractual, quality and financial targets.
To do this successfully you'll need to:
- Have proven experience of working with Young People
- Have a background of driving up quality and be commercially aware and outcome driven
- Have a track record of managing a complex education service and developing, leading and managing a team effectively
- Have a teaching qualification, minimum Cert Ed or PGCE
- Have experience of successful partnership working
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.
Please apply via the link.