Location: HMP Winchester, Romsey Road, Hampshire, SO22 5DF
Ad-hoc / Variable
£24.00 per hour
Reporting To:
Education Manager



Do you like working in a challenging but rewarding environment where each day is different and time flies?

Are you an enthusiastic and talented teacher/tutor who is looking to transform lives through learning?

Have you ever thought of a career in Prison Education?

Milton Keynes College Prison Services Team at HMP Winchester are seeking innovative Teachers/Tutors to deliver to a diverse group of learners, helping to build their confidence, develop their skills and achieve within a college environment. The College are looking for candidates interested in variable hours, on an ad-hoc basis, who are keen to explore Prison Education.


HMP Winchester are currently looking for individuals with one or more of the below skillsets to support their curriculum delivery.

  • English - Entry to Level 2
  • Maths - Entry to Level 2
  • ICT – Entry 3 – Level 2
  • Customer Service
  • Film & music
  • Art

A teaching qualification would be desirable, however those willing to work towards a teaching qualification who hold supporting subject specialism or industry experience would also be considered - we can provide the training to help you achieve your full potential.


Get in touch today if you are a passionate person with the capacity to become a great teacher, looking to share your knowledge and learned experiences. 


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.



HMP/YOI Winchester is a busy Category B/C Local prison housing both sentenced and remand prisoners from the age of 18.  The Education Department delivers relevant short courses that help prepare learners for employment upon release in three different Education areas in the prison. 

Courses include: English and Maths Functional Skills (Entry 1 to Level 2), ESOL, ICT, Art, Cookery, Employability Skills, and Barbering. We also work closely with our prison colleagues to provide embedded Employability skills in the prison workshops for Carpentry, Recycling, Textiles and Enterprise Services.

The Education department runs morning and afternoon lessons, Monday to Thursday, and Friday mornings. Lessons start at 8:15am and 1:45pm respectively and tutors are expected to be in the department at least 15 minutes before the start of the lesson. Morning lessons last 3.25 hours (until 11:30) and afternoon lessons are 2.75 hours (until 16:30).

** For further information about this opportunity, please refer to the attached document