Website Blue Octopus Recruitment Limited
Permanent, Part Time (33.3 hours per week)
Do you consider yourself to be an inspiring and resilient practitioner? Do you have a genuine desire to make a real difference?
If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.
HMP Exeter is a Category B local and re-settlement men’s prison which is dedicated to fostering a safe and educational environment that empowers men to acquire new skills for a successful transition upon release. The prison offers a wide range of education and employment opportunities including courses in English, Maths, IT, Art, Cleaning and Construction.
We’re now seeking a Lecturer to deliver high-quality Functional Skills English and Maths courses.
Developing a positive learner experience on all courses, you’ll complete all relevant administration work relating to your sessions, such as lesson planning, registers, learner enrolment and marking. You’ll enrich learning through additional projects and actively market and promote Prison Education and recruit learners to courses.
Hold a degree or relevant professional qualification, which is appropriate to the role.
Have previous teaching experience.
Have knowledge and experience of current teaching and learning strategies.
Have excellent team working, communication and interpersonal skills.
Be computer literate, including an up-to-date knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Be highly motivated and set high standards for self and others.
Be experienced in providing extra support to learners with LDD needs (desirable).
We’d also like you to possess a recognised teaching qualification or be prepared to achieve one (with the assistance of Weston College) within the first two years of employment.
Weston College provides a wide-ranging curriculum to 9 prisons in the Southwest of England, the College has over 11 years’ experience of working within prison education. The College, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, now provides nationally recognised qualifications and a wide range of extracurricular opportunities to thousands of offenders.
The benefits of working for us
Generous holiday entitlement.
Generous pension schemes.
Great progression opportunities.
Training and development opportunities.
Confidential Employee Assistance Programme.
Access to Mental Health First Aiders (and the opportunity to complete this training yourself).
Wellbeing at Weston Hub, providing wellbeing support for all.
Dedicated Wellbeing Officer.
Access to Discount Schemes.
Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Successful candidates will be required to obtain the appropriate prison clearance before commencing the role and maintain this throughout employment.
Weston College reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.