Are you looking for a career where you can change lives? You will have a unique opportunity to enrich the lives of adult learners by being responsible for managing the daily operations of the Weston College prison education.
To work under the direction of the Curriculum Manager to assist and deliver an innovative and relevant curriculum that meets the PEF contract requirements. To enable high quality teaching within the establishment/s to meet identified learning needs and support the reducing re-offending agenda and improve employability and resettlement prospects
You must be a qualified and experienced teacher with an understanding of current pedagogical research and an associated range of inspirational teaching methodologies to maximise engagement and progression, including meeting the needs of SEND learners. You will be fully conversant with the challenges and change needed to respond to National, Regional and Local priorities as well as Weston College, MoJ, HMPPS and Ofsted visions, strategies and expectations. A flexible, positive and quality focused approach is essential.
You will be expected to maintain a teaching commitment.
The Assistant Curriculum Manager should be ready and able to deputise for any Prison Curriculum Manager on any area of the Weston College contracted delivery and responsibilities. This role can also be used to support curriculum managers throughout the Lot as directed by the Lot Manager.
When you join the team at Weston College, you will be joining a multi-award winning organisation which is one of the fasted growing colleges in the UK.
As an employee of Weston College you will have access to a huge range of benefits and support, including but not limited to:
- Wellbeing @ Weston hub, providing well-being support for all;
- A staff welfare officer;
- Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (available 24/7, 365 days a year);
- Access to Mental Health First Aiders, and the opportunity to complete this training yourself;
- Training and development opportunities;
- Regular staff conferences, with guest speakers;
- Staff social events;
- Great progression opportunities;
- Generous pension schemes.
Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to obtain the appropriate prison clearance before starting the role.
Weston College Offender Learning Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.