HMP Manchester education department is looking for an experienced Functional Skills Programme / Curriculum Manager to join their Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team to enhance the delivery across their Functional Skills curriculum.
As Functional Skills Programme Manager you will be dedicated to delivering learning success, through effective leadership within our education team. The vacancy would suit a highly motivated Programme / Curriculum Manager who specialises in Functional Skills and who has a positive can-do approach to education and the success of their students. The ideal candidate will have experience and success in their knowledge of Functional Skills and experience managing a team.
Location: HMP Manchester, Manchester, M60 9AHHours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per yearSalary: £28,940 - £34,327 per annumClosing date: 3rd July 2019
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• 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
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About HMP Manchester:
HMP Manchester is a Category A and men’s local prison which accepts people remanded into custody from the courts in the Greater Manchester area, currently holding approximately 1238 prisoners. The prison opened in June 1868. In 1963 it was decided that the prison would no longer hold women prisoners, and in 1980 it began to accept remand prisoners.
As a successful candidate you will:
• A degree or equivalent vocational qualification.
• A teaching qualification (QTLs as appropriate).
• Assessor/Verifier Awards (desirable).
• Teaching/training experience in the subject area, along with employability and/or PSD, up-to-date knowledge of these subject areas and employer requirements.
• Understanding the necessary employability skills required in the current UK economy.
• Evidence of providing high-quality effective programmes leading to outstanding success.
• Experience of data analysis.
• Experience of identifying, developing and sharing resources focused on teaching and learning.
• Experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
• Knowledge of current relevant initiatives within the Offender Learning.
• The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.
More about the College:
Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High-Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men’s prisons.
Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions, therefore, undergo a thorough onboarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.
Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College’s clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.