Lecturer: Information Technology and Business
Location: HMP Bullingdon, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 1PZ
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Flexible Working: We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Apprenticeships: Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To: Education Manager
Milton Keynes College is looking for an innovative and inspiring teacher of Information Technology and Business.
The is a full-time position across Monday to Friday with a blend of Business/Enterprise and IT skills being taught to learners to aid employment options on release. This is an exciting opportunity where you will be creating a positive learning experience for diverse groups of learners within the prison. As an Lecturer/Teacher, you will be delivering engaging Level 1 and 2 Business and Essential Digital Skills classes.
You will be helping learners to achieve qualifications they can use to gain employment whilst in custody and upon release. As well as qualifications, you will be supporting learners to build skills and confidence they can apply to other areas of daily life, education and employment. As an essential part of the learner’s journey, you can offer your skills and knowledge to guide them successfully through their courses.
If you are passionate about making a difference and having a positive impact on a learner’s experience, this is a fantastic opportunity for you!
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