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Teacher - ESW BRIDGEND £29,373.62 - £32,302.92

Teacher - ESW

Location: BRIDGEND |
Salary: £29,373.62 - £32,302.92 |
Posted: 20 Jul 2021 |
Closes: 3 Aug 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10232

Role Responsibility:

Teacher - ESW

G4S Custody and Rehabilitation Services

HMP Parc, Bridgend, CF35 6AP

Salary range : £29,373.62 - £32,302.92 per annum

Permanent, Full Time (40 hours per week)

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


Within Custody and Rehabilitation Services, the philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to normalise prison conditions as far as possible to reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and prisoners. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat prisoners with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the prisoners in their care. HMP & YOI Parc accommodates 1038 convicted male adult prisoners and remand/ convicted young offenders and young people in a secure but modern environment.


An opportunity has arisen for the above post working as part of the Education Department at HMP & YOI Parc.


Key Responsibilities:

  • You will be expected to deliver at all levels of the curriculum ESW learners. Literacy & Numeracy.
  • To produce relevant data showing the impact of learning  and progression on our VPU  population
  • To contribute and advise on the curriculum development in the area of Essential Skills, this will include the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of courses.
  • To monitor and track the progress of the learner according to the requirements of the learners needs, awarding body and the prison.
  • To keep an individual learning plan for each learner.
  • To take responsibility for the management of the classroom, paying particular regard to the computer equipment and curriculum equipment as appropriate.
  • You will be expected to update your skills on a regular basis and participate in staff development activities and relevant internal and external training events.
  • To ensure that all preparation, marking, assessment and moderation is completed promptly and efficiently within agreed timescales.
  • To undertake all administrative duties related to the monitoring and review systems of the learning skills programme and the prison regime.
  • To attend meetings and working groups as required.
  • To prepare, review and update regularly, curricular and associated training schemes and materials and to have them available for observations as required.
  • To assist students in reaching their long term aims, employability, career progression, further education and training and / or to live as independently as possible.
  • Carry out student questionnaires and elicit feedback on the quality of training and learning.
  • Contribute to course reviews and the setting, implementation and monitoring of action plans.
  • The ability to relate and motivate students from a variety of backgrounds and employ effective training strategies.
  • To attend meetings of education, vocational teams and other working groups, as appropriate.
  • To implement appropriate Health & Safety policies.
  • To undertake other reasonable duties from time to time, as required by the HoLS and Learning and Skills Curriculum Manager for this area .

The Ideal Candidate:


Formal Education:      

  • Qualified Teacher Status or PGCE
  • Must have relevant SEN Qualification
  • Professional experience and subject specific degree



  • Experience of working with learners experiencing behavioural problems
  • Knowledge of the new legislation with regards to SEN 


Personal Qualities

  • An enthusiasm for all aspects of education and training with a commitment to the well being of students.
  • Sound interpersonal skills.
  • A flexible and responsive attitude.
  • An enthusiasm for your subject area.
  • An ability and willingness to innovate and demonstrate self-motivation.
  • A willingness and ability to be an effective team member.
  • A willingness to participate in appropriate staff development activities.
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour.
  • Ability to deal with security issues.
  • An understanding of the needs of socially excluded young people and adults
  • Awareness of, and commitment to, the promotion of equal opportunities and the recognition of diversity.


If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us.


We encourage applications from Welsh speaking candidates.


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


Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. 


You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 5 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

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