Do you want to help transform life opportunities? Have you ever considered the unique challenge of Prison Education? Facilitating education delivery in prisons is an incredibly rewarding challenge and this graduate trainee role gives you an opportunity to develop a wider practical understanding of working in the justice sector.
Weston College is the regional provider for the Prison Education Framework (PEF) across the South West & South East of England and is now seeking to recruit a number of regional Graduate Trainees - Student Engagement to support the delivery of prison education across a number of Prisons.
The successful applicant will be required to promote and support engagement with learning that is flexible and responsive to the needs of all learners and the wider prison community, including the use of the Virtual Campus for learning, resettlement and employment.
They will be required to work in partnership with a range of organisations within 3/4 prisons and will be based primarily in the prisons’ education departments. The role will be varied allowing the successful candidate to gain valuable experience working in a range of different prisons supporting a range of roles.
During the year the successful candidates will support our delivery of Prison Education by facilitating learning sessions and conducting essential administrative duties. Supporting and covering a range of roles, they will also benefit from being part of exceptional teams receiving a thorough induction to prison work and continued professional development, enhancing their skills working in both the justice and education sectors.
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.
Weston College Offender Learning Services 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.