Are you looking to make a difference?
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to help others to improve their lives, the lives of their families and to make a positive contribution to their local community? Then prison education is for you.
As Education Manager at HMP Havering you will be responsible and accountable for the day to day running, management and co-ordination of the service within an establishment, working directly with the prison Governor and education lead. Drive excellence in teaching and learning by co-ordinating effective quality assurance.
You will be responsible for strategic, cohesive and sequential working with other services, providers and organisations working within the prison.
To be successful in the role of Education Manager you will be required to;
Manage and coordinate education within the prison, working closely with the prison governor and leadership team to support.
Ensure that the quality of delivery is maintained, with accountability for driving excellence in teaching and learning (for example by ensuring self-assessment reporting, leading on establishment quality strategy, leading on learner voice forums) including membership of the establishment's Quality Improvement Group (QIG).
Responsible for ensuring strategic, cohesive and sequential working with other services, providers and organisations working within the prison.
Deliver contract within budget for resourcing, accreditation and consumables
Leading on the delivery of the curriculum within the prison.
Manage any inspections including OFSTED.
Work closely with the Contract Lot Manager to respond to change and to tailor needs to the specific prison, to support within the agreed contract parameters and governance framework.
Managing the resources (following allocation from the Contract Lot Manager) as defined within the Delivery Plan, liaising with the Contract Lot Manager.
Develop a CPD plan for the establishment in conjunction with the Contract Lot Manager.
Lead and manage the team within the site, with direct responsibility for the Hub Managers and administrative colleagues.
Shared responsibility with the Contract Lot Manager for the allocated budget for the site, c£1M - £4.5M.
Degree or equivalent
Teaching qualification - minimum Cert Ed or PGCE
Hold at least a Level 2 qualification in Literacy and Numeracy
Leadership and management qualification at Level 4 or above
In return you will receive:
A competitive salary of circa £41k
Located in South West Cumbria on the edge of Lake District National Park.
A favourable pension's scheme ()
Employee Assistance Program.
Cycle to Work
Simply Health Cash Plan.
This Education Manager role is offered on a permanent, full time basis, working 37 hours per week. You will be based at HMP Haverigg, working with Adults aged 18 and above, please visit to find out more. If you want to get to know us, and the role a little better, please call the Contracts Lot Manager on
The closing date for this job advert is 06/11/2020 however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!
In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, to ensure we are keeping yourself and our colleagues safe, please be aware that interviews will be conducted via MS Teams or off site.
Novus is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications, if you are interested please visit us at for job description and more details.
This role is subject to enhanced clearance and vetting.
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