Assistant Manager (Education)

As an Assistant Manager within prison education, it will be your responsibility for leading and developing a team approach to the delivery of a high-quality service to learners. You will support the Education Manager in overseeing the performance of the site and, as part of the senior management team you will be responsible for maximising contract performance, developing curriculum, delivering quality provision, and exceeding the expectations of partners and learners in line with the company ethos of Improving Peoples Lives.


You will be accountable to the Education Manager for the effective management of the curriculum and to take the establishment lead for quality assurance and improvement within your curriculum area.

Developing and encouraging an innovative and problem-solving approach to the work of the tutors in order to raise standards and meet challenging targets in line with performance indicators relating to recruitment, retention, achievement and student satisfaction.

Developing and promoting a curriculum which meets the identified needs of learners and employers, and which may include the effective delivery of Functional Skills, personal and social development and work-based programmes

Managing teaching and support staff in order to maximise student success and the efficiency of the provision

We are looking for someone who has:

A relevant first degree and/or professional qualification and a teaching qualification

Evidence of continuous professional development together with the ability to develop and manage an achievement-focussed team

Persuasive and supportive leadership and staff management skills

The ability to identify and implement continuous improvements to the curriculum in line with the needs and demands of learners and employers.

An innovative approach and proactive style together with highly developed communication skills and the natural ability to influence others.

A commitment to the Reduction of Re-Offending through Education and Significant teaching experience

Successful experience of managing curriculum development and change, quality systems, processes and the performance of teaching staff in ways which have improved learner outcomes

You will receive:

Fantastic basic salary & Benefits package

30 days holiday per annum

Lunchtime finish on Fridays

Pension scheme

Holiday Purchase Scheme

Wellbeing Centre

Medicash or private medical insurance depending on career level

24 hours Employee Assistance Programme

Refer a Friend incentive scheme

Life Day and Volunteering Day in addition to annual leave

Additional one week of paid leave for weddings and civil ceremonies

Due to the high volume of applications Recruited UK receives, we will make every effort to respond with feedback although this is not always possible. If you have not been contacted within 5 days, then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion, but we may keep your details on file and contact you with future opportunities.

Lincolnshire, England, UK