Tutor (Sessional)

Durham, County Durham
£23 - £23 Per Hour, Competitive Benefits
09 May 2022 12:04
06 Jun 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Assessor / Trainer
Education Studies / Teacher Training
Contract Type
Sessional / Hourly Paid
Hourly Paid
Organisational Type
Offenders' Learning and Skills Service (OLASS)

Tutor (Sessional)

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.

This Tutor role is offered on a sessional basis, working ad hoc hours per week. You will be working across various sites in the North East region at HMP Durham, HMP Deerbolt, HMP Durham, HMP Holme House, HMP Kirklevington Grange & HMP Northumberland, working with adults aged 18 and above, please visit justice.gov.uk/contacts/prison-finder to find out more. If you want to get to know us, and the role a little better, please call the Local Manager on 0191 3323503.

In this role you will be required to;

Help raise expectations and aspirations of our learners, to enthuse, motivate and create ownership of own learning.

Enable progression through accredited/ structured non-accredited programmes designed to meet the needs and interests of our learners.

Work with learners to develop personalised learning plans, to equip them with the skills, knowledge and behaviours facilitating positive progress towards their longer term aspiration.

Continually develop your practice and skills, to engage in new initiatives and, to share best practice with colleagues.

Utilise policies and procedures (both Novus and HMPPS) to support the wider prison resettlement and skills strategy.

Work collaboratively as part of a local specialist education team and, positively contribute as part of the wider prison team.

We are looking for Tutors in a wide range of subjects including;


Creative Enterprise

FS - English & maths


Think Family - PSD behaviours

Employability - core principles

Business Start-up

Customer Service



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, 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 novus.ac.uk/careers for job description and more details.

This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.

The closing date for this job advert is 09/06/2022 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!