Attendance Coach. Part Time (20 or 25 hours per week). Term time only (39 weeks per annum). Permanent.
The working pattern for these vacancies will be either:
09.30 to 14.30 Monday to Friday or
09.30 to 14.30 Monday to Thursday
Opportunities have arisen for Attendance Coaches within Leicester College. As an Attendance Coach, you will have responsibility for monitoring the attendance and punctuality of maths and English students in the College, predominantly aged between 16 - 18. Your role will be to encourage and promote good attendance, as well as talking to and meeting students and their parents where attendance does not meet the expected standards. As a member of the curriculum team, you will work closely with teaching staff and managers to ensure accurate attendance data is recorded, and help and support is provided for students that enables them to attend regularly and to achieve their qualifications.
You will have excellent communication skills, an ability to approach difficult issues in a calm and responsible manner along with previous experience of working with young people, ideally in education, youth or a community setting. An ability to build effective working relationships with a diverse range of individual students, parents, guardians, carers and lecturers is also important.
With knowledge of Safeguarding policies, you will have Level 2 qualifications in maths and English (GCSE Grade C or above, GCSE Grade 4 or above or equivalent).
Closing date: 12 December 2019
Interviews: To be confirmed
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