Are you currently working in education and looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about making a difference in learners’ lives? Would you like the opportunity to teach smaller group sizes so that your delivery can have a greater impact? Do you want a rewarding career with opportunities for progression where you will experience genuine job satisfaction?
At LTE Group we have a great opportunity to join our education team as a Cover Supervisor for Novus Gower, our prison education provider at HMP & YOI Parc, Bridgend, CF35 6AP. This role is offered on a permanent, full-time basis working 40 hrs per week.
What the role entails
In this role, you will work with, and be supported by, our amazing team of dedicated professionals to mentor our learners to develop their education which will in turn help them to secure future employment opportunities post release. You will need patience, passion and understanding in your approach to our learners who have ‘hit a bump in the road’ but want to learn and improve. You will be expected to deliver pre-planned work and supervise prisoners on a range of activities related to a number of subject areas with a strong emphasis on Literacy, numeracy and ICT.
Working in a prison is different to a mainstream education facility. We operate with security at the forefront of what we do, so our class sizes are small to maximise supportive delivery. To aid this you also will be supported by Learning Support Practitioners who will support with one to one when required. Our security team are on hand to ensure the lessons run smoothly. We always try to cater to a learner’s individual needs and ensure we create a positive learner experience. Time will be given to planning and your Local Education Manager is always on hand to provide support as and when needed. Delivery happens between Monday and Friday and weekends are strictly for rest and relaxation.
What we need from you
To be successful in the role Cover Supervisor, you will need:
Ideally, you will want to be a part of a team which 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.
As part of the LTE Group family, you will benefit from an excellent package including:
At LTE Group, 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. We operate 50 hubs in the United Kingdom where our specialist teams are on hand to support Adults and Children to improve their employability prospects post release
We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are working to support our Veterans into employment and are also proud holders of the Disability Confident Employer award.
If you would like to chat about the role before applying, please call Jonathan Hine/Karen Wright on 01656 300200. We look forward to hearing from you!
The closing date for this job advert is 18/12/2023. However, the job advert may close early if we receive a good response.
LTE group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be required to undergo an appropriate DBS check via the Criminal Records Bureau and may be subject to additional online checks as part of our pre-screening process. Some roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and would require an Enhanced DBS check.
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