Looking for a career where you can change lives?
We have a great opportunity at HMP West Midlands Region to join the education team as a Local Education Manager on a permanent, full time (37 hours per week) basis.
The Local Education Manager will be covering various sites within the West Midlands Region
As a Local Education Manager you will be responsible for the day to day running, management and co-ordination of the service within an establishment, working directly with the prison Governor and education lead. Strategically planning and co-ordinating effective teaching and learning plans in compliance with the Novus quality assurance.
You must hold degree or equivalent qualification, teaching qualifications (minimum of Cert Education or PGCE) and level 2 qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy. You should be able to demonstrate an ability to build relationships and be a proven influencer, with experience of delivery of elements of people strategy during periods of continuous change. Also effectively manage budget and planning.
Some of the key responsibilities included in the role of Local Education Manager are:
Responsible for the day to day management and coordination of education within the prison, working closely with the prison Governor and leadership team to support
Ensuing that quality of delivery is maintained, with accountability for driving excellence in teaching and learning (for example by ensuring self-assessment reporting, leading on establishment quality strategy, leading on learner voice forums) including membership of the establishment’s Quality Improvement Group (QIG)
Responsible for ensuring strategic, cohesive and sequential working with other services, providers and organisations working within the prison
Deliver contract within budget for resourcing, accreditation and consumables
Accountable for leading on the delivery of the curriculum within the prison
Manage any inspections including OFSTED
Work closely with the Contract Lot Manager to respond to change and to tailor needs to the specific prison, to support within the agreed contract parameters and governance framework
Managing the resources (following allocation from the Contract Lot Manager) as defined within the Delivery Plan, liaising with the Contract Lot Manager
Develop a CPD plan for the Lot in conjunction with the Contract Lot Manager
In return you will benefit from an excellent package including – a favourable Pension scheme, Retail Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to work scheme and Simply Health scheme.
To apply for this role, please click the ‘apply now’ button where you will be asked to submit a copy of your CV. In your application, please also outline how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements details within the job role profile.
Novus are the top performing, market leader in offender education, training and employability services. We support over 65,000 offenders per year within the male and female estate, in more than 100 establishments across the country, providing interventions that reduce re-offending and divert people from criminal behaviour, allowing them to make a positive contribution to society.
Novus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications, if you are interested please visit us at www.novus.ac.uk/careers for job description and more details.
This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.
The closing date for this job advert is 28/01/2022 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!
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