Construction Trainer

Construction, Trainer, Vocational
Isle of Sheppey
Salary Text
£23,073.70 - £29,241.07 (Subject to job evaluation)

Job Title: Trainer - Construction
Location: Kent
Salary: £23,073.70 - £29,241.07 (Subject to job evaluation)
Closing date: 24th January 2017


Have you ever considered working with offenders? Do you want to work in an environment where you can really make a difference?

Novus learning and skills in over 100 sites within Her Majesty`s Prisons, private sector prisons, Approved Premises and the community. Working closely with stakeholders, they aim to provide locally determined, high quality provision which meets the needs and interests of learners.

Are you passionate about helping people grow? If so the Novus has an exciting opportunity for a Permanent - Full time - Construction Trainer (plumbing, electrical, tiling, painting and decorating) to join the Education team within HMP Swaleside. 
The candidate will train the offenders and set up group to carry out small repairs around the establishment. The work is challenging yet highly rewarding with real opportunity to change lives.

The purpose of this role is to deliver high quality learner focused vocational training to meet contractual requirements and Awarding Body standards, in line with Novus policies and procedures.

Key responsibilities (but not limited to) are as follows:

  • Teach designated hours as required, with a flexible approach to delivering across curriculum areas as needed to fulfil contractual requirements
  • Develop or contribute to a scheme of work and develop lesson plans to ensure a vocational based curriculum up to Level 3
  • Ensure compliance with curriculum best practise and quality targets
  • Integrate literacy, language, numeracy and ICT skills within the curriculum area

The salary scale for the successful candidate is dependent on current qualifications. All Trainers must have at least 2 years` experience in the vocational area and be willing to work towards relevant qualifications as specified in the role profile. 

To qualify for the level 2 salary you will:

  • Hold a qualification to allow the delivery of accreditation in the relevant vocational area to Level 3
  • Hold an Assessor award required by Awarding Bodies, if relevant
  • Hold PTLLS qualification 
  • To hold or commit to gain an Internal Verifier award within 1 year (dependent upon course accreditation requirements)
  • Hold level 1 qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy
  • Gain/hold and maintain a clean, enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

You must also be willing to work towards to relevant qualifications as specified in the role profile. 

In return for your dedication you will be rewarded with: 

  • Generous holidays (increases on service)
  • Fantastic pension scheme
  • Extensive training and development
  • Simply health scheme
  • And many more...

If you feel you could make a difference in this rewarding and growing sector, apply today.

Upon applying for the role, your application will be sent to Novus. If you are successful at this stage, Novus will contact you directly.

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