Do you want to help transform life opportunities? Have you ever considered the unique challenge of Prison Education? Managing education delivery in prisons is an incredibly rewarding challenge with the benefits of mainstream education.
Weston College is the regional provider for the Prison Education Framework (PEF) across the South East and South West of England and is now seeking to recruit an outstanding and highly motivated Curriculum Manager for HMP Rochester.
Reporting to a Lot Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing successful delivery of the planned curriculum and all contract requirements at HMP Rochester. This will involve the utilisation and management of a team of teaching and administrative staff, ensuring the continued development of the quality of teaching, learning and assessment and successfully maintaining a range of partnerships within a custodial setting.
Candidates must have relevant experience within Prison Education and/or successful experience of managing a team of education staff as well as a teaching qualification. Whilst your place of work will be HMP Rochester, this role requires you to travel within the Lot and there will be a requirement to travel to Maidstone regional office on a regular basis for meetings.
This is an exciting time to join Weston College. The College is Ofsted ‘Outstanding’, its Higher Education provision is graded ‘Gold’ by TEF, and Weston College has recently won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, one of only two Further Education colleges in the country to be awarded this prestigious honour. Furthermore, the College is an Investors in People ‘Champion’ and has been awarded ‘Gold’ by Investors in People, which demonstrates our commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.
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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. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS and obtain the appropriate prison clearance before starting the role.