Milton Keynes College

Lecturer - Horticulture

Location
Erlestoke (Wiltshire)
Salary
£23.52 Per Hour
Posted
11 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
SEP20196010
Job Level
Lecturer
Contract Type
Temporary

Do you like working in a challenging but rewarding environment where each day is different and time flies?

Are you enthusiastic about transforming lives through learning?

Are you looking for occasional working hours?

Milton Keynes College Prison Education Team are seeking experienced Lecturers/Tutors to deliver a variety of accredited and non-accredited qualifications to a diverse group of learners, helping to build their confidence, develop their skills and achieve within a college environment.

Occasional teaching requirements can be varying and change frequently so flexible availability is essential. Requirements can range from short notice short term cover to longer term sickness cover or recruitment gaps and anything in between. If you hold qualifications or expertise in more than one – For example: Maths and English, this could give you the opportunity to cover across multiple courses and prisons in the area, and as a result the potential for more cover hours.

A teaching qualification would be desirable, however those willing to work towards a teaching qualification who hold supporting subject specialism would also be considered. If you are a passionate person with the capacity to become a great teacher we can provide the training to help you achieve your full potential, just as we expect to be able to help our students achieve theirs.  

Locations: Various nationwide

Hours: Ad hoc / Occasional

Milton Keynes College are currently looking for individuals to support their curriculum delivery in the following prisons and subjects – typically delivery spans from Entry level to Level 2 with higher level provision on offer at some prisons:

HMP Erlestoke (Wiltshire) – Horticulture

Please complete an application to express an interest and we will be in contact.

*Please note successful candidates are required to undertake National Offender Management Service (NOMS) Clearance before being able to commence with any role. HMP’s Woodhill/Wakefield/Whitemoor require successful candidates to undertake Counter Terrorism Check (CTC) Clearance as well as National Offender Management Service (NOMS) Clearance. The process of obtaining clearance can take anywhere from 3-6 weeks upwards and the outcome is not controlled by the College or the individual prison.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Hold a relevant Degree or Vocational qualification (level 3 or above) – subject specialis
  • Hold a recognised teaching qualification or be willing to work towards this, with supporting subject specialism.
  • Have teaching/training or vocational experience in relevant subject area and relevant up-to-date knowledge.
  • Have experience of identifying, developing and sharing innovative and creative teaching resource
  • Have experience of working with students/individuals who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
  • 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.

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 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.

Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.

Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College’s clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.

Please apply via the link.