Music / Music Technology Lecturer

Milton Keynes College Group
Cambridgeshire,United Kingdom
£15,000 - £20,000 Per Year
20 Jun 2022 11:00
04 Jul 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Music / Performing Arts
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
Offenders' Learning and Skills Service (OLASS)
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Music / Music Technology Lecturer


Location: HMP Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 5DF
Hours: 18.75 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Flexible Working: We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Salary: Up to £16,000 pro rata (£32,000 FTE)
Apprenticeships: Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To: Education Manager



MK College Group have an exciting opportunity for a creative Music Technology Lecturer to join the education team based at HMP Winchester.

As a Music Technology Lecturer, you will be delivering Music Technology to learners within the prison. The courses are unaccredited, and the classes are a way to engage with hard-to-reach younger offenders, helping them to improve behaviour and develop soft skills.

The music provision at Winchester has benefited from recent investment, including instruments and new computers. We are seeking individuals who have expertise in Cubase/Logic/Cakewalk/FL Studio and similar software.

If you are passionate about making a difference to individuals learning experience, and helping them to achieve success, this is a fantastic opportunity for you to create a positive learning experience for the learners at HMP Winchester.

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



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