Teacher - Functional Skills English
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 HMYOI Werrington to join the education team as a Teacher in Functional Skills English on permanent, full time (37 hours week).
Werrington Young Offender Institution (YOI) provides specialist custodial places for boys aged 15-18. There are up to 128 young people at Werrington, either sentenced or remanded in custody. Education at Werrington is at the heart of the regime, with a range of learner pathways including Multi Skills, Barista,Sports Studies and Music. Core subjects of English, Maths, ICT and Work/Life Skills are embedded into each pathway and an Advice and Guidance service is provided to young people approaching release.
The purpose of this role is to teach, develop and deliver high quality learner focused 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, to help give children and young people a brighter future.
This is an exceptionally rewarding role, do this successfully you'll need to:
- Have a track record of teaching national curriculum to a good or outstanding standard.
- Experience of developing an engaging and differentiated curriculum offer to ensure learners 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 addition to your annual salary, you will receive a GBP 3,000 taxable attraction, payable on successful completion of your probation period (9 months). Followed by an additional GBP 2,000 taxable paid on completion of a full 2 years service.
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.