Teacher Adult Education

St Andrew's Healthcare
£31,592 per annum
14 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Teacher (Adult Education)
Salary: £31,592 - £34,918 plus St Andrew’s registered staff allowance of £1641
Band 7
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

St Andrew's Healthcare is a charity with an excellent and well-deserved reputation as provider of specialist mental healthcare. We transform the lives of people with the greatest mental health needs. Throughout our 178 year history we have helped some of society's most vulnerable people and today we proudly continue to build world-class mental healthcare services. Our commitment to holistic care, safety, recovery and innovative therapies and treatment makes St Andrew's the perfect place to take your career to a new level.

Your role with us

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified teacher to join our adult education team working on the Birmingham site. The adult education team provides learning opportunities to adult service users in literacy, numeracy, ICT, employability and vocational skills.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and creative teacher to help develop assessment and teaching programmes for adults with a range of mental health problems and who may present with challenging behaviours. Applicants will possess knowledge of teaching literacy, numeracy and ICT skills from Entry Level 1 to Level 2 as well as supporting our clients with employability skills. We also offer a range of vocational opportunities which applicants will need to support through to accreditation.

The successful applicant will manage a small team of two full time education instructors as part of their role.

You will:

- Provide teaching in literacy, numeracy and information technology.
- Teach one to one where required but mainly in small groups of up to 6
- Manage a small team of two Education Assistants
- Manage your teaching environment and resources
- Teach employability skills
- Support and accredit a range of vocational skills and opportunities in conjunction with the wider professional teams
- Manage accreditation through West Midlands Open College Network

There is a strong emphasis placed on inter-disciplinary working alongside a team of skilled and committed professionals who are dedicated to providing an integrated educational and therapeutic programme.

Applications are invited from qualified teachers in mainstream schools, special schools, further education, adult education and/or secure settings. We are seeking someone with the motivation to develop the specialist skills demanded of this post.

"Safeguarding of staff and patients is core business for St Andrew’s. All our staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role."

For an informal discussion or visit please contact Denise Poynter or Moira Grandon

Package & Benefits

· Sickness policy on par with the NHS
· 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
· Life cover
· Car lease scheme
· Cycle to work scheme
· Childcare vouchers
· Healthcare cash plan
· Free parking
· Paid DBS application
· Access to free vocational qualifications

Closing date for applications: 29th September 2017
Interview date: week commencing 16th October 2017

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