Are you looking to make a difference?
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help others to improve their lives, the lives of their families and to make a positive contribution to their local community? Then prison education is for you.
We are committed to making a difference and we need motivated and passionate colleagues who can make it happen. Novus is a specialist Prison Education provider working across England and Wales, for more information on our team, their story and what we do please visit us at our Novus website
Deputy Head of Education role is offered on a Permanent basis, working 37 per week. You will be based at HMYOI Cookham Wood, working with Young People aged 14 to 18.
The closing date for this job advert is 11th August 2021 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!
The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of services that maximise access to education, opportunity and achievement for all Young People, to enhance their employment or further education upon release. You'll effectively plan and manage the deployment of staff and resources, to deliver a high quality learning experience. To do this successfully you'll need to:
Have proven experience of working with Young People
Have a track record of supporting delivery within a complex education service
Have a teaching qualification, minimum Cert Ed or PGCE
Have a track record of effectively employing quality assurance tools
Have a track record of evaluating and monitoring course provision
You may have the skills, passion and attributes which make you the ideal candidate for this role, but you find it hard to evidence all criteria? We consider all applications and we are committed to finding the right person and will invest in their professional and personal development.
If you can help others - we can help you.
We offer an excellent benefits package including a favourable pension's scheme (Teachers Pensions), Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to Work and Simply Health.
To apply for this role through the Novus website, please click the 'apply now' button where you will be asked to submit a copy of your CV. In your application, please also outline how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements details within the job role profile.
Novus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications, if you are interested please visit us at our Novus website for job description and more details.
This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.