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Vocational Assessor - HMP Leyhill & HMP Bristol

Weston CollegeHMP Bristol and HMP Leyhill

Do you want to help transform life opportunities? Have you ever considered the unique challenge of Prison Education? Teaching 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 West and South East of England and is now seeking to recruit an outstanding and highly motivated Vocational Assessor to work across HMP Bristol and HMP Leyhill.

The successful applicants will have experience in a variety of Vocational Areas, such as the below:

  • Performing Manufacturing Operations (PMO)
  • Warehousing & Distribution
  • Customer Service

You will either be a qualified teacher or willing to work towards their teaching qualification. They will be enthusiastic and able to motivate a wide range of learners towards successful careers in industry. An ability to work in partnership with others and excellent interpersonal skills are also required.

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 'Platinum' by Investors in People, which demonstrates our commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

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.

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