Lecturer: Foundation Learning
Location: LichfieldHours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (12 month maternity cover)Salary: GBP22,835 - GBP32,578 per annumClosing date: 20th October 2017 Milton Keynes College is working in partnership with HMP/YOI Swinfen Hall to put education at the heart of the prison system.We are looking for a passionate, experienced and innovative professional to deliver Entry Level 1, 2, 3 Maths, English and ICT to a diverse group of learners within the prison for 12 month maternity cover. As a Foundation Learning Lecturer in our Offender Learning team you will help to develop a strong Foundation Learning programme that meets the needs of the learners, prison and Milton Keynes College.This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated teacher / lecturer with experience of SEN to deliver high learner success, through effective teaching and delivery in Functional Skills English, Maths and ICT. This vacancy would suit someone with experience in engaging learners into education who have additional learning needs or learners who may not have attended education before.The successful candidate will be a motivated Foundation Learning Lecturer, with a can do approach to education. You will be a passionate and creative lecturer, who can thrive upon working within a challenging yet rewarding environment, who can offer skills & knowledge to our learners and guide them throughout their courses.Milton Keynes College: Rewards35 flexible days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank HolidaysAble to apply for an NUS Extra Card and Blue lights card, offering a wide range of High Street DiscountsTeachers Pension SchemeChildcare VouchersContinued Professional Development OpportunitiesCycle To Work SchemeAccess to 'JUICE' the employees' health and wellbeing platformEmployee Assistance ProgrammeContributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display usersPlus, many moreHMPYOI Swinfen Hall is a Category C Training prison housing both young offenders and young adults aged 18-25 years. The Education Department works closely with prison colleagues to deliver a range of functional skills and vocational training that help prepare learners for employment both upon release and within the prison setting. As a department, we firmly believe in giving all learners the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge to help them end their offending behaviour. We work with challenging learners and encourage them to deepen their own understanding, inspire them to achieve qualifications and develop their skill set. Our passion and drive as educators has been reflected with the department receiving a grade 2 in its last Ofsted inspection.As a successful candidate you will:Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above) in English, Maths, ICT.Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towardsHold relevant assessor/verifier awards.Have teaching/training or vocational experience in relevant subject area and relevant up-to-date knowledge.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 resourcesHave experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).Have knowledge of current curriculum and accreditation developments within Further Education and specific subject area(s).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 CollegeMilton 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, - 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.To apply, please follow the job board application instructions to submit your CV. You will then be sent an email directing you to the College Careers Portal to complete your application.