Art Tutors

Art / Design, College Lecturer, College Teacher, College Trainer, College Tutor
Salary Text
Various depending on hours and experience

Location: Nottingham
Hours: Sessional/Full Time
Salary: Various depending on hours and experience
Careers Event Date: Tuesday 22nd May 2018


HMP Nottingham’s education department are holding an Offender Education Careers Event to recruit experienced Art lecturers / tutors to deliver Art to a diverse group of learners within the prison. As a Lecturer within our Milton Keynes College Offender Learning team you will help to develop a strong Art programme that meets the needs of the learners, prison and Milton Keynes College. While also being motivated to develop progression opportunities for the learners within the Art industry.

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Art lecturer / tutor to deliver high learner success, through effective teaching and delivery in Art. This vacancy would suit a highly-motivated Art tutor, with a can-do approach to education. The ideal candidate will be a passionate and creative lecturer, who can thrive upon working within a challenging yet rewarding environment, who can offer skills & knowledge to our learners and guide them throughout their courses.


Milton Keynes College: Rewards

  • 35 days’ annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
  • Amazing discounts with NUS card or Blue Light Card, ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment
  • Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub
  • Access to Teachers Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Busy Bee’s childcare vouchers can save working parents up to £933 per year in a variety of registered childcare, such as Nurseries, Nannies, after school activities, Summer Camps and Breakfast Clubs up the age of 15.
  • Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses
  • Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle to Work Scheme
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme
  • Plus, many more…


HMP Nottingham is a reception prison for prisoners sentenced or remanded in custody at Nottingham, Mansfield, Chesterfield and Derby courts. HMP Nottingham acts as a feeder prison for a number of other prisons across both the public and private estate. In the education department, we believe the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge will help our learners to end their offending behaviour. We engage the hardest to reach learners and encourage them to take pride in their own education and self-development. As a department, we endeavour to inspire learners to achieve. This enthusiasm for learning and desire to help our learners has been reflected with the department receiving a grade 2 in a recent Ofsted inspection.


As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Hold a relevant qualification (level 3 or above) in Art.
  • Hold a recognised teaching qualification (DTLLS, PGCE, Cert Ed) or willing to work towards
  • Hold relevant assessor/verifier awards.
  • Have teaching/training or vocational experience in relevant subject area and relevant up-to-date knowledge.
  • Have a proven track record of managing and supporting diverse groups of learners through nationally accredited programmes.
  • Have experience of identifying, developing and sharing innovative and creative teaching resources
  • Have experience of working with students who may have little experience of education and training (desirable).
  • Have knowledge of current curriculum and accreditation developments within Further Education and specific subject area(s).
  • Have the ability to teach creatively, adapting to the needs of a variety of learners and willing to explore new teaching and learning strategies.
  • Have good IT skills and willing to develop further.
  • Show accuracy and precision in written presentation.
  • The requirement of this role is to work across the whole prison estate, on all wings where education is delivered.


More about the Careers Event

The Milton Keynes College Offender Education Careers Event at HMP Nottingham is a fantastic opportunity to start the application process for this position and add an extra edge to your application. The day will be attended by members of teaching staff and the recruitment team, all of whom will be on hand to give more information and answer any questions you may have. There will also be a unique opportunity to tour the establishment and find out more about working in the prison environment.

If it would be easier for you to work at another nearby establishment, there will also be the opportunity to find out more about roles at HMP Gartree, HMP Leicester, HMP Whatton, HMP Stocken, HMP Sudbury and HMP Ranby.


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