Barbering Tutor

  • Job Reference: 394929399-2
  • Date Posted: 11 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Milton Keynes College Group
  • Location: Upper Arncott, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Assistant Manager, Creative / Style Director, NVQ Assessor - Lecturer, Part-time, Receptionist - Front of House, Salon Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Location: HMP Bullingdon, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 1PZ
37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Flexible Working:
We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Up to £32,578 per annum
Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To:
Education Manager
Closing Date for Applications:


The Barbering course is a very popular choice with learners based at HMP Bullingdon. Vocational courses help learners develop not only qualifications but softer skills that can be used in employment upon release. The learners are enthusiastic and keen to develop new skills.

MK College Group is recruiting for an inspiring and creative Barbering Lecturer/Tutor/Teacher to join the Education Team based on-site at HMP Bullingdon.

We are looking for an experienced industry professional who has worked within a salon. As a Barbering Tutor, you will be delivering exciting and engaging Level 1 Award and Level 2 Certificate in Barbering through the awarding body of City and Guilds. Due to the requirements for the awarding body, we are seeking an individual who possesses Level 3 hairdressing and/or Level 3 Barbering.

Milton Keynes College is passionate about reducing re-offending by providing learners with qualifications and skills that they can apply to employment whilst in custody and upon release. We would like you to be part of the learner's journey, offering your skills and knowledge to guide them throughout their courses.

If you are a creative individual who wants to have a positive impact on learner's education experience, this is a great opportunity for you!

MK College will treat all applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College. All offers made to successful candidates are subject to satisfactory outcomes to a range of pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS). In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions up to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level.


  • 35 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays (entitlement will be pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Professional development opportunities, including professional qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
  • A variety of amazing discounts with NUS Card
  • Employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities


Bullingdon Community Prison is situated near the village of Arncott in Bicester, Oxon. HMP Bullingdon is a complex prison that has a number of functions. It is categorized as a local category B prison which a category C resettlement function. HMP Bullingdon has the capacity to hold 1114 offenders all serving a range of sentences from remand to life, with the average length of stay between 3 and 6 months.

The College works closely with our prison colleagues to deliver short to medium courses that help prepare learners for employment upon release. Courses include: English and Maths Functional Skills (Entry 2 to Level 2), ICT, Cookery, Hospitality, Business, Self-Employment, Painting & Decorating, Horticulture, Paving, Mentoring and Barbering.

In the department we believe the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge will help our learners to end their offending behaviour. We engage the hardest to reach learners and encourage them to take pride in their own education and self-development. As a department, we endeavour to inspire learners to achieve and for some, attain their first significant qualifications.

** For further information about this opportunity, please refer to the attached document.