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English Teacher Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire £32,402.82 - £37,593.34

English Teacher

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire |
Salary: £32,402.82 - £37,593.34 |
Posted: 12 Sep 2021 |
Closes: 26 Sep 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10468

Role Responsibility:

English Teacher

Oakhill Secure Training Centre, Milton Keynes MK5 6AJ

Salary range : £32,402.82 - £37,593.34 per annum

Permanent, Full Time, 40hrs per week


Benefits: Company Pension, free on-site parking, uniform, on-site canteen, access to High Street Shop discounts, local Gym discounts and ongoing training and development

At Oakhill Secure Training Centre we look after young people aged 12 to 18 years old who have been remanded or sentenced to periods of detention. The vulnerable young people in our care can be challenging with a wide range of social and emotional complex needs. This is an environment that calls for high standards of social care and service delivery to provide a secure and stable environment for young people to develop their life skills and address the behaviours that have led them into custody. 

Oakhill Secure Training Centre works closely with the Youth Custody Services to ensure that its regimes and designs reflect best practice in residential care to prevent offending.

An opportunity has arisen for and English Teacher to lead on English Qualifications

Key Responsibilities aligned to this role are:

  • Plan, develop and deliver allocated education in accordance with the timetable and National Curriculum so that individual young people’s needs are met.
  • Liaise with relevant key stakeholders to ensure an integrated approach to the young people’s care and education.
  • Monitor young people’s progress and undertake assessments so that they receive appropriate support and have the opportunity to achieve recognised qualifications.
  • Assist in the development of educational materials ensuring quality and consistency of approach.
  • Complete all documentation as required to meet the needs of the Company, the contract and relevant external bodies.
  • Manage the teaching environment ensuring security of equipment and welfare of the young people in line with contractual requirements.
  • Assist in maintaining a positive Health & Safety culture to support the recognition as a British Safety Council 5 Star business unit.
  • Ensure the maintenance of security within the centre environment by compliance with security instructions.



The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills: 

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education qualification
  • An enthusiasm for all aspects of education and training with a commitment to the well being of students.
  • An ability and willingness to innovate and demonstrate self-motivation
  • A flexible and responsive attitude.

Desirable Skills:

  • Plenty of life experience, common sense and a firm but fair approach
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Experience delivering a English curriculum


At G4S, we invest heavily in our people.  If you join us you will have a job specific induction programme to equip you with the skills and knowledge for the job. As well as ongoing support and development opportunities we offer generous holiday entitlement, company pension, an onsite gym, free onsite parking and the chance to do an extraordinary job – every day.

Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all diverse groups

Safeguarding children and young people is our primary focus and the welfare of the child is paramount. Therefore we have a corporate responsibility to ensure that the safeguarding and our G4S values are at the centre of all we do.​

To apply for this role, you must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum of 3 years.   You will also be required to undergo DBS enhanced level security clearance and will need to provide full details of your work and educational history covering the last 10 years as part of the screening process.


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