The Department of Health, Education and Service Industries is looking to appoint a dynamic Learner Development Coach to its Public Services curriculum area. You will make a considerable contribution to learners’ vocational and pastoral skill development and work closely with teaching and support teams to maximise learners’ success and achievement.
You will support the acquisition and development of skills in a range of topics to enable learners to improve their vocational, pastoral, employability and study skills and make swift progress.
You will provide theoretical and practical coaching and assess students’ progress in their knowledge acquisition and skills development in accordance with awarding body regulations and in consultation with teaching and delivery staff.
Ideally, you will have a range of skills and a proven experience of working with young people; it will be advantageous to have worked in any college/school/youth work environment.
You will be based with the Public Services team and support and challenge learners who study related subjects and on occasion, work with both staff and learners from other curriculum areas in the college and with external agencies on behalf of learners. Ideally you will have experience and knowledge of working in the Public Services.
You will provide support and challenge with learners and help inspire and motivate them through core subject study as well as a range of enrichment, tutorial and wider learning activities.
You will demonstrate energy, passion and enthusiasm for making a difference and have the proven ability to engage, motivate and support young people in improving their outcomes.
It is essential that the person appointed has the ability to build positive relationships and demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills.
The role will require you to embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations, Responsibility.
The college group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Posts may be subject to DBS check.
It is an offence for anyone who is barred from working with children and or vulnerable adults to apply for this position.