Please note - this is a 12-month fixed term maternity cover contract scheduled to begin January 2021.
Job Title: Essential Skills Tutor – Welsh Medium
Department: Learning and Skills
Salary: £22,877 – £35,919
HMP Berwyn will offer exceptional learning & skill provision with a focus on rehabilitation to the men it houses. The curriculum offer will support this process and we are seeking exceptional staff to help us deliver this agenda across a wide range of areas.
As directed by the Hub Manager – Essential Skills, your role will be to provide a range of services in support of the delivery and assessment of Essential Skills Wales or similar programmes as part of the Learning & Skills curriculum offer.
To deliver lessons designed to underpin the requirements for the delivery of Essential Skills and assess the full range of Essential Skills (literacy, numeracy, digital literacy & employability skills – where appropriate).
To monitor learners’ progress towards qualifications, give them constructive feedback and help prepare them for the Essential Skills Wales qualifications (controlled task & test).
To design suitable learning opportunities for individuals and groups of staff.
To develop assessment methodology and documentation including learning materials and workbooks.
To use the required tracking systems to monitor and log candidate progress and attainment.
To liaise with Awarding Bodies regarding standards, learning materials, candidate registration and certification, etc.
To carry out preparation work in anticipation of External Verifier visits.
To take part in Internal Verification activities as required.
To work within the agreed Quality Management System and adhere to quality procedures and correct documentation.
To help with marketing and promotion of relevant courses.
To provide educational guidance, support and counselling for all learners and act as a personal tutor when required
Participate in the marketing, planning, assessment, and evaluation of course provision
To liaise with tutors from other business areas regarding resources, curriculum development, learner reports and other related matters
Monitor and evaluate learning sessions and participate in teaching observations
Complete and produce the agreed deadlines documentation such as, registers, schemes of work, records of work, course review, course analysis documentation, learner reports, absence reports, course files etc
Implement and adhere to quality systems to ensure retention, and achievement targets are
continually improved in line with agreed policies
Qualifications & Experience
Essential A degree or equivalent subject specialist qualification
Essential Teaching qualification – Minimum Cert Ed, PGCE or equivalent
Desirable Hold QTS/QTLS
Essential Minimum level 2 qualifications Literacy and Numeracy
Essential Proven track record of delivering essential or functional skills in either a prison or education establishment
Essential Experience of working with a similar learning cohort
Job Specific Skills
Essential Able to fulfil delivery targets and plans
Essential Achievement of quality targets, including those related to learner achievement, inclusion, progression, and destination
Essential Provide accurate and timely reports
Essential Positive team working
Essential Achieve ‘Good’ or above in Teaching Observations
Essential Releasing potential
To actively contribute to Novus Cambria’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of learners and staff.
To actively contribute to the principles of Equality and Diversity within the prison.
To work flexibly.
To carry out such training, re-training, and updating as may be necessary to fulfil the requirements of the post.
To ensure duties are carried out with full regard to Health & Safety legislation and to enable Novus Cambria to meet its objectives in providing a safe and healthy environment for all users.
To undertake other duties that Management may, from time to time, reasonably require, commensurate with the grade.
Demonstrate an empathy with the Welsh culture
Novus Cambria 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.