Upper Arncott, Oxfordshire
Milton Keynes College Group
PAINTING & DECORATING TUTOR
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 £32,578 per annum (Subject to experience)
Apprenticeships: Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To: Head of Education
Closing Date for Applications: 02/01/2022
Practical courses are popular with our learners at HMP Bullingdon. MK College Group provide prison-based learners with the opportunities to develop skills and experience they can apply to employment upon release or to careers within custody.
MK College Group have an exciting opportunity for a Painting & Decorating Tutor/Lecturer to join the Education Team based at HMP Bullingdon. You will be working within the prison, delivering courses to diverse groups of learners.
We are keen to hear from candidates experienced in the Painting and Decorating trade, who are interested in starting a career within teaching, and want to share their industry knowledge with learners who can really benefit from acquiring these new skills and qualifications. Vocational courses within the prison require a Tutor who can motivate learners and help them build not only skills, but confidence to succeed. We can support with teacher training if you have the trade skills and a can do attitude.
If you are seeking a new challenge where you can positively impact on individual’s learning experience and future, this could be 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.
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.