Deputy Education Manager

Milton Keynes College
£30,000 - £35,000 Per Year
22 Apr 2021 08:30
10 May 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Offenders' Learning and Skills Service (OLASS)

Deputy Education Manager

Location: HMP Long Lartin, Evesham, WR11 8TZ
37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Flexible Working:
We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Up to £35,416 per annum
Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To:
Education Manager
Closing Date for Applications:
Monday 10th May 2021


Milton Keynes College have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Education Manager to join our Prison Education team at  HMP Long Lartin.

As a successful Deputy Education Manager, will work closely with the Education Manager to effectively and efficiently   manage all aspects of the department, ensure the day-to-day-smooth running of the department and its staff and support   the achievement of outstanding learning, teaching and success. You will support the Education Manager to plan and manage the deployment of staff and resources by supporting the department to deliver high quality courses that meets the needs of the learners, prison and Milton Keynes College.

If you are a highly motivated education professional, with a can-do approach this could be a new challenge and a rewarding role for you!

MK College will treat all applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College.  All offers made to successful candidates are subject to satisfactory outcomes to a range of pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).   In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions up to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level.


  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays (entitlement will be pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Professional development opportunities, including professional qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
  • A variety of amazing discounts with NUS Card
  • Employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities

Please refer to the attached document for further details about this opportunity.


Welcoming those who want to learn and improve, we focus on meeting individual needs. The College is at the heart of the city’s economic vision and community strategy, in addition to being a major employer with over 1,000 people working with us.  We build and nurture strong partnerships with the wider community and local businesses with an interest in making the Milton Keynes College Group a safe, innovative and inspiring place in which to learn and work.  We are proud to offer an open and inclusive education experience to learners of all levels and backgrounds, with over 3,000 16-19 year olds currently studying with us and a total student population of over 8,000. We offer a broad variety of qualifications, including vocational courses, apprenticeships, higher education, professional certificates as well as employability skills and community training.

Founded on the principle of Further Education’s ability to transform lives through learning, we’re proud to create an environment that attracts the best staff and students from Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas and supports education in Prisons nationally.  The value we gain from the diverse communities we serve is immeasurable. We want all our staff, students and learners to feel they are an integral part of the College and together we will create an inclusive culture where everyone can contribute to College life and our collective knowledge and growth. When applying for a role at the College, you can expect the same level of commitment towards diversity and inclusion as you’ll experience when you’ve started with us. We treat all our applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College.

Code Makers Academy is a subsidiary of Milton Keynes College and is the delivery arm of the South Central Institute of Technology. The South Central IoT is a consortium of prestigious partners led by Milton Keynes College. Anchor partners include Microsoft, McAfee, Evidence Talks, Activate Learning, Cranfield University and KPMG.

The College is also a national provider of education services in prisons across the country. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.


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