Lecturer in Hairdressing (43%) - HMP Downview

Job Description

Posted on: 
September 8, 2022

Are you looking for a career where you can change lives? Are you an aspiring or qualified teacher looking for a new challenge? In this role you will have an outstanding opportunity to positively enhance learners’ lives through teaching at HMP Downview. You will be an inspiring and resilient practitioner with a desire to make a difference.

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted Outstanding, its Higher Education provision is graded Gold by the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and has recently won the Lloyds Bank Employer of the Year award. In 2017, Weston College won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country ever to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is ranked 28th in the not-for-profit category and 21st in the overall list of south west companies in The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list. The College is also an Investors in People Champion and has been awarded Platinum by Investors in People, which demonstrates Weston College’s commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

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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;
  • A mentor to support you in your new role;
  • Training and development opportunities;
  • Regular staff conferences, with guest speakers;
  • Staff social events;
  • Great progression opportunities;
  • Generous pension schemes.

Visits to the prison are actively encouraged before applying, if you would be interested in seeing the department and meeting with the team please contact and we will be in touch to arrange.

Weston College 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.

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