Trainer - Barbering (Fixed Term Opportunity for HMP Wandsworth

Novus
London
£15000 - £100000

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Job Description

The LTE Group is a national, public-sector learning, training and education organisation with a clearly defined mission to 'improve lives and economic success through learning and skills. Our valued 4,000 colleagues drive our delivery of specialist learning to over 100,000 learners in over 120 UK locations, across our six businesses.

We have a great opportunity to join the education team at HMP Wandsworth as a Barbering Trainer working on a fixed term basis (September 2023), full time basis working 37 hours per week.

At Novus, we work with passion, care and commitment to create the foundations for change.

For almost 30 years we have been helping men, women and children of all ages and abilities, in prison settings across England and Wales, to take new directions.

The LTE Group family encompasses the strengths of each of our individual organisations:

The Manchester College - further education | UCEN Manchester - higher education |Novus - prison education |Total People - apprenticeships |MOL - professional development.

What the role entails

As the Barbering Trainer, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality, learner-focused vocational training. You will have a caseload of no more than 10 learners at one point, supporting the learner's needs to progress through the course in a vocational setting. You will be required to plan and deliver suitable lessons following a set scheme of learning, assess learner portfolios, and act as the point of contact for internal and external quality assurance.

What we need from you

To be successful in the role of Barbering Trainer, you will need:

At least 2 years of barbering and customer service experience
Flexible approach to working in a fast-paced environment
Have excellent interpersonal skills
Having the ability to track and monitor learners' progress against course criteria
Have good time-management and organisational skills
Be able to plan and deliver relevant practical and theory lessons for learners of a range of abilities
Willing to gain PTLLS within 6 months, if the qualification is not already held
Commitment to gain an assessor award required by relevant Awarding Bodies, within one year
Hold at least a Level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy or be willing to commit to qualifying within 1 year
Gain, hold and maintain a clean, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Ideally, you will want to be a part of a team who has at its core a focus on improving lives and enabling and equipping learners to develop, grow and be equipped for a life of work and success. You'll be a self-starter with a passion to learn and grow yourself and will bring passion, dedication and positivity to your new role.

Colleague Benefits

As part of the LTE Group family, you will benefit from an excellent package including the:

Extensive annual leave which can be taken throughout the year and not restricted to school holiday times
Monday to Friday working pattern
Our in-house 'Evolve' training programme, which offers you the chance to upskill and further your career through a wide range of recognised qualifications
We support you through a teacher training qualification and assessor qualifications
Full package of training to support working in a Prison environment
Good progression routes into management positions within education
Learner class sizes are much smaller than in FE colleges
Able to be flexible and innovative with the curriculum
Part of the wider community of the prison service
Additional behavioural and complex need support
We pride ourselves on offering a favourable pension scheme with a competitive contribution from the Group. (Teachers Pensions).
Our comprehensive in-house awards scheme
An Employee Assistance Programme including a free, confidential, 24/7 support service
Health care discounts through Simply Health
Retail discounts through You at Work
Our Cycle to Work scheme.

The LTE Group is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. If you feel you could make a difference in this rewarding and growing sector, please click on the 'Apply online' button below.

All applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the Key Responsibilities, Key Result Areas and Qualifications/Skills/Experience detailed within the job description for shortlisting purposes.

The closing date for this job advert is 16th November 2022. However, the job advert may close early if we receive a good response.

 

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