Teaching and Learning - Advanced Practitioner

Milton Keynes College Offender Learning
£28940.00 - £34327.00 Per Annum
31 Aug 2017
21 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an innovative and outstanding practitioner? Have you been instrumental in making a positive difference in improving Teaching and Learning? Do you have effective coaching skills?

Milton Keynes College deliver an exciting and varied curriculum in 27 of Her Majesty?s Prisons and Young Offenders Institutes and we currently have a vacancy for a Teaching and Learning Advanced Practitioner to work across the full curriculum.

This role will be based at HMP Oakwood, it is a new role to support the quality of provision across all of our curriculum areas. The successful candidate will be supporting the achievement of consistent overall improvements in learner success rates.

As a member of the HMP Oakwood education team, you will drive improvements in Teaching, Learning and Assessment through:

- Effectively coaching colleagues to drive improvements in teaching, learning and assessment
- High quality English and maths skills to support embedding and improve Functional Skills delivery
- Identifying and developing models to share best practice
- Planning and delivering engaging CPD and training sessions to meet the development needs of different curriculum areas
- Consistently delivering innovative and outstanding teaching and learning sessions
- Demonstrating expertise and effectiveness through exemplary assessment practice
- The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.

More about the rewards

- 35 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
- Teachers? 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

Location: HMP Oakwood
Hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £28,940 to £34,327 per annum
Closing date: 5 th September 2017

HMP Oakwood opened in 2012 and is a private sector Category C resettlement prison for males over the age of 21. It is one the largest prisons in England with a current population of 2106.

The Education department works in close partnership with G4S to enable learners to become functionally literate, highly skilled, confident and employable through a natural acquisition of learning, delivered through an embedded whole organisational approach and working in partnership with all stakeholders.

The curriculum is designed taking into account both the needs of the prisoner and the local employment needs.

It is our vision to be an outstanding provision of offender learning. The majority of our learners have been let down by the education system, and are now returning to giving it a second chance.

As a successful candidate, you will:

- Be an outstanding and innovative practitioner supported by grade 1 lesson observation records
- Hold excellent English and maths skills, and understand how to encourage teachers to embrace these skills in both the embedded model and discreet Functional Skills delivery
- Hold a full teaching qualification, assessor and verifier awards
- Have effective coaching skills to support colleagues and drive sustained improvements in teaching, learning and assessment
- A record of identifying staff development needs; developing and delivering innovative training to meet these needs to improve staff performance and learners? experience
- Experienced at delivering to challenging cohorts and delivering to a range of different levels
- Able to effectively identify, develop and share resources focused on teaching and learning
- Knowledge of current relevant.

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 27 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.

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