Job offer in london Military Academy (HMYOI Deerbolt) at Novus


Looking for a career where you can change lives? 

For more than two decades, Novus has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adults and young people in UK prisons. 

Over the years we have built a reputation as an innovator in the fight to reduce re-offending rates by transforming people’s lives through learning and skills. 

We have a great opportunity at HMYOI Deerbolt to join the team as a Milatary trainer to run Novus’ Miltary Academy on a permanent, full time (37 hours per week) basis. 

The purpose of the programme is to engage learners via a military programme that will encompass a variety of different learning outcomes that may include elements such as: Level 2 Award in Entry to the Public Uniformed Services; health and safety; military history; map reading; field craft; first aid; team building; personal training; Duke of Edinburgh award and functional skills. The aim is that learners develop a variety of transferable skills around the values of team work, loyalty, integrity, discipline, courage and respect for others that will enable them to make progress in whichever sector they choose to progress into. The delivery of the academy will take a multi partnership approach and will include Novus Functional Skills staff, Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Staff (including gym instructors) and work with the MOD.

For the role:

  • Have experience in your vocational specialism and the ability to deliver this to learners in an engaging and effective way 
  • Be willing to gain PTTLS within six months
  • Commitment to gain a subject specific qualification to allow you to train to Level 3 within two years
  • Have a commitment to gain an assessor award required by relevant Awarding Bodies within one year
  • Recent military experience to further enhance our learners experience would be desirable.

In return you will benefit from an excellent package including – a favourable Pension scheme, Retail Discounts, Childcare Vouchers, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle to work scheme, Simply Health scheme and technology scheme. 

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile. 

Novus is an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community. All roles are subject to job evaluation.

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