Full Job Description

PeoplePlus is a leading provider working across the adult skills, apprenticeships, employability, and prison education markets. It is a purpose-led organisation with a commitment to making a direct difference to the lives of One million people by 2022.

Today it has over 1300 employees and is focused on many activities such as helping people into sustainable work: building a skilled workforce for the future and developing careers and rehabilitating ex-offenders into society. To date, PeoplePlus has made a difference to over 500,000 people.

About the role

This is a very exciting time to be a part of the PeoplePlus Justice Education team, to join us in our commitment to making learning not only accessible to all but to push the boundaries of innovation and technology available within prison education.

We are now looking to recruit for an Education Manager to lead and manage the Prison Education Framework to maximise contract performance, deliver quality provision and exceed the expectations of partners and learners in line with the company ethos of ‘Improving People’s Lives’.

Have you got what it takes?

You should have a passion for what you do along with relevant and recent experience. You will need to hold a full teaching qualification along with recent teaching experience and ideally have an assessor and or IV award or be willing to work towards one. You will need to be persuasive and have excellent leadership and management skills. Due to the nature and scope of this role a driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

What makes us unique

We are extremely proud to have been awarded a one-star Best Companies accreditation, meaning we’re ‘very good to work for’. In addition we are recognised as being one of the Top 25 Education and Training providers to work for. You can see our best companies profile here for more details https://www.b.co.uk/companies/peopleplus

For us here at PeoplePlus reward means far more than just pay. Your total reward package as a PeoplePlus colleague includes a variety of different benefits as well as incentive and recognition schemes.

Our generous and competitive benefits package includes; enhanced annual leave of 30 days, a paid PeoplePlus Life Event Day each year, a paid Volunteering Day each year, a Pension, Life Insurance, an Employee Assistance Programme to access help and support 24 hours a day every day of the year, the opportunity to buy shares in the company through our Sharesave scheme, Refer a Friend reward scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and access to our benefits portal Additions which gives you discounts on hundreds of products, services, shops and entertainment. We also have our “Simply Dreams Come True” offering all colleagues the opportunity to turn their dreams into reality making the possibilities endless.

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