Distance Learning & Virtual Campus Support Practitioner

Recruiter
Milton Keynes College Offender Learning
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£18015.00 - £32578.00 Per Annum
Posted
07 Aug 2017
Closes
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Milton Keynes College is working in partnership with HMP xxx to put education at the heart of the prison system.

We have a brand new opportunity for a Distance Learning Tutor, to deliver student success and an outstanding learning experience through the provision of high quality support to distance learning students. The post holder will be expected to carry out day-to-day tasks with the minimum of direct supervision and coordinate the use of the virtual campus ensuring a prison wide approach to the use.

This is a vital position in the delivery of high quality pastoral care where support will be given to an identified caseload of tutees with the purpose of effectively supporting and monitoring progress and attainment.

More about the rewards

- 25 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
- Local Government 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

This role is based at HMP Birmingham, which is a focused on the resettlement of prisoners. It provides a framework to support the achievement of realistic resettlement goals by offering opportunities to prisoners willing to work hard and accept responsibility for achieving those goals.

Location: HMP Birmingham
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £18,015 - £32,578 per annum
Closing date: 21 st August 2017

As a successful candidate you will:

- Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above).
- Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towards
- Have an ability to lead and co-ordinate effectively
- 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 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 level 2 or above.
- 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 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.

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.