English/Literacy Teacher. Job in Upper Arncott E-Nursery Jobs

  • Job Reference: 425148732-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Milton Keynes College Group
  • Location: Upper Arncott, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £15,000 to £20,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Location: HMP Bullingdon, Bicester, OX25 1PZ
21 hours per week, 52 week per year (Hours required to be discussed in further detail at interview)
Flexible Working:
We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Up to £32,578 per annum FTE (Subject to experience) / Up to Approx £18,243 pro rata
Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To:
Head of Education
Closing Date for Applications:


Milton Keynes College have an opportunity for a passionate English/Literacy teacher who believes in the power of transforming lives through learning.

If you can effectively engage with learners and can demonstrate excellent classroom management skills we would like you to be part of our education team at HMP Bullingdon.

As an English teacher, you will be delivering Functional Skills English to diverse groups of learners based within the prison. You will be teaching groups of up to 8 learners from Pre-Entry to Level 2. Many learners have had difficult experiences at school and/or have not been in education for many years. Experience of teaching phonics, basic literacy and a sound understanding of SEND would be an advantage.

Milton Keynes College is passionate about reducing re-offending by providing learners with qualifications and skills that they can apply to employment whilst in custody and upon release. We would like you to be part of the learner's journey, offering your skills and knowledge to guide them throughout their courses.

If you are highly motivated with a can-do approach to education, this is a great opportunity for you!

MK College will treat all applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College. All offers made to successful candidates are subject to satisfactory outcomes to a range of pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions up to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level.


  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays (entitlement will be pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Professional development opportunities, including professional qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
  • A variety of amazing discounts with NUS Card
  • Employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities


Bullingdon Community Prison is situated near the village of Arncott in Bicester, Oxon. HMP Bullingdon is a complex prison that has a number of functions. It is categorized as a local category B prison which a category C resettlement function. HMP Bullingdon has the capacity to hold 1114 offenders all serving a range of sentences from remand to life, with the average length of stay between 3 and 6 months.

The College works closely with our prison colleagues to deliver short to medium courses that help prepare learners for employment upon release. Courses include: English and Maths Functional Skills (Entry 2 to Level 2), ICT, Cookery, Hospitality, Business, Self-Employment, Painting & Decorating, Horticulture, Paving, Mentoring and Barbering.

In the 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 and for some, attain their first significant qualifications.

** For further information about this opportunity, please refer to the attached document.