Looking for a career where you can change lives?
For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons.
Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people's lives through learning and skills.
a great opportunity at HMP Deerbolt, Barnard Castle to join the education team as a Trainer specialising in Duke of Edinburgh
on a permanent, full time (37 hours) basis.
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) is a UK charity that makes a difference to young people's lives and prepares them for life and work. Over 300,000 young people per year from every possible background take part in DofE programmes to broaden their horizons, develop their leadership skills, learn to work with others, volunteer in their local communities, increase their employability, and prove to themselves they can succeed at a serious challenge
To do this successfully you'll need to:
Have experience in your vocational specialism:
An ability to communicate with adults and young people, both verbally and in writing.
An ability to organise and plan effectively.
Able to provide inspirational leadership and motivate young people. Experience of working with young people.
Build, maintain and facilitate effective working relationships with a wide range of people.
Plan, manage and monitor own tasks and time.
Experience of running DofE programmes.
Knowledge of current issues affecting young people.
Be willing to gain a PTTLS or equivalent teaching qualification
Hold at least a Level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy or be willing to commit to gaining these
Have a commitment to gain an assessor award required by relevant Awarding Bodies within one year
Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile.
To apply for this fantastic opportunity, please visit www.novus.ac.uk/careers
Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. All roles are subject to job evaluation.