Job Details

Job Title:
Vocational Trainer Art
Reporting To:
Hub Manager – Enrichment & Vocational Arts
Learning & Skills
HMP Berwyn
£25,427058 - £30,247.08 Pro Rata

Description Job Role

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 – Enrichment & Vocational Arts, your role will be to deliver high quality, learner focused vocational training to meet contractual requirements, awarding body standards and learner needs in line with agreed policies and procedures.

  • Key Accountabilities

    * Provide support to plan, organise and deliver a vocational competency based curriculum up to Level 3
    * Provide support within a Scheme of Work, develop lesson plans to ensure compliance with curriculum best practice and quality targets
    * Ensure the safeguarding of learners
    * Work collaboratively with Essential Skills tutors/Learning Support practitioners to support literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills within the programme.
    * Ensure that learner records are accurate and maintained in line with data protection and agreed policies.
    * Compliance with agreed policies and procedures.
    * Timely and accurate completion of documents related to accreditation, funding and compliancy
    * Participate in continual professional development activities to ensure skills and qualifications are in line with sector best practice.
    * Ensure compliance with Health & Safety legislation and prison security requirements

  • Management & Leadership


  • Financial


  • Qualifications

    • Hold a minimum L3 qualification in relevant subject specific area Desirable
    • PGCE/Cert Ed Desirable
    • Hold at least a level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy Essential
    • Hold appropriate assessor qualification Desirable
    • To hold or commit to gain an Internal Verifier award within 1 year (dependent upon course accreditation requirements) Desirable
    • The ability to speak fluent Welsh Desirable
  • Experience

    • Have experience in the relevant vocational area Essential
    • Experience within a similar role Essential
    • Experience of working within the appropriate vocational sector Essential
    • Experience of working within a prison, further education or training setting Essential
  • Skills

    • Able to fulfil delivery targets and plans Essential
    • Achievement of quality targets, including those related to recruitment, retention and achievement Essential
    • Produce accurate and timely reports Essential
    • Positive contribution to establishment planning & development processes Essential
    • Positive team working Essential
  • Behavioural Competencies

    • Releasing Potential Essential
    • Respect Essential
    • Collaboration Essential
    • Integrity Essential
    • Sustainability Essential
    • Accountability Essential
  • General

    • To actively contribute to Novus Cambria’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing 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

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