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Progress Coach

New College Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1AH
New College Swindon
Full Time
£19,429 pa
3rd September 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
17th September 2020 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1111939

Progress Coach

Actual Annual Salary: £19,429 pa

FTE Salary: £22,704 pa   

Contract Details: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Start Date: As soon as possible

Do you have experience of pastoral support and mentoring students? Do you want to support learners to overcome barriers to their achievements and support them to developer wide social and employability skills? If so we would be interested in hearing from you. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our existing Progress Coach Team to provide pastoral support and mentoring to a caseload of students via group and 1:1 review sessions. The aims of this role is to identify and overcome barriers to achievement and to develop our students wider social and employability skills. 

Major Tasks:  

  • To act as a Progress Coach to a designated number of learners, working closely with Curriculum Managers and teaching staff as learners' advocated to support the successful completion of their journey through monitoring progress and performance. 
  • To support learners' induction, performance, progress and progression. 
  • To work with learners in tutorial groups, smaller focused sessions and 1:1.  
  • To respond promptly where barriers to learning are identified by carrying out proactive intervention strategies, referring learners to relevant support where required and monitoring their progress and altering actions to ensure success. 

For further information please refer to the job description.

It is essential that you hold a Level 3 qualification in youth work, teaching, training or other related discipline together with a Level 2 qualification in English, Maths and ICT. 

We provide ongoing support, training and development opportunities to make our college an exciting and rewarding place to work. We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded.  

As a valued member of our team, in addition to a wide range of development opportunities, you will have access to a number of great benefits some of which are listed below:  

• Sodexo Retail Discount Scheme  

• Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme  

• Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service 

• Excellent Pension scheme  

So, if you are looking for exciting career opportunities and to work in an expanding, dynamic and successful College, who values their staff, you have come to the right place. Our very top priority is your wellbeing and that of our community.  

Please be assured that we are monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and continuing to follow the latest Government advice and to keep everyone as safe as possible. 

For a full list of our current opportunities go to our Career Page and click apply! If you know of friends or family who would be interested in coming to work for us please feel free to share with them and if you need more information please contact our HR team.  

We look forward to hearing from you! Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.  

If you are interested in this vacancy, please do apply as soon as possible. New College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview and by agreement. 

Closing Date: 16 September 2020

Interview Date: To be confirmed


Safeguarding Statement:

New College Swindon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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