Milton Keynes College Group
Bicester,United Kingdom
£30,000 - £35,000 Per Year
04 Aug 2022 11:02
18 Aug 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Business / Management Studies
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Offenders' Learning and Skills Service (OLASS)
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered



Location: HMP Bullingdon, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 1PZ
Hours: 16 hours per week, 52 weeks per year ( Tuesday and Wednesday )

Flexible Working: We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Salary: Up to £13,866 pro rata (FTE £32,500) 
Apprenticeships: Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To: Education Manager


Do you possess Business experience and knowledge and think you could engage prison learners with interesting and innovative lessons? Teaching qualifications a benefit but not essential.

If you are as passionate as we are about reducing re-offending and ensuring learners have a positive learning experience, this is a fantastic opportunity for you!

MK College have an exciting new opportunity for a part-time Business Studies Lecturer to join the team based at HMP Bullingdon. As the Business Studies tutor you will be actively engaging prison-based learners with creative classes and resources. Many of the learners have a diverse range of needs and learning abilities, they will often have had a negative experience with education. As a successful tutor, you will truly inspire them and provide learners with a positive learning experience.

As a Business Lecturer/Tutor, you will be supporting learners to achieve success and guiding them through the courses. You will not only help them to achieve qualifications, but also confidence and skills they can apply to employment upon release, or to other areas within education.

MK College Group works to reduce re-offending by providing learners with opportunities to learn and develop skills. We would like you to be part of the learner’s journey, providing them with a positive learning experience.

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

ABOUT HMP Bullingdon...

Bullingdon Community Prison is situated near the village of Arncott in Bicester, Oxon. HMP Bullingdon is a complex prison that has a number of functions.  It is categorized as a local category B prison which a category C resettlement function. HMP Bullingdon has the capacity to hold 1114 offenders all serving a range of sentences from remand to life, with the average length of stay between 3 and 6 months.

The College works closely with our prison colleagues to deliver short to medium courses that help prepare learners for employment upon release.  Courses include: English and Maths Functional Skills (Entry 2 to Level 2), ICT, Cookery, Hospitality, Business, Self-Employment, Painting & Decorating, Horticulture, Paving, Mentoring and Barbering.

In the department we believe the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge will help our learners to end their offending behaviour.  We engage the hardest to reach learners and encourage them to take pride in their own education and self-development.  As a department, we endeavour to inspire learners to achieve and for some, attain their first significant qualifications.

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