Contract: Permanent, 4 positions available with, 3 full time and one 15 hours per week
Location: Various College Sites
What will you be doing?
City of Bristol College has an exciting opportunity for several Study Coaches to work with young people in supporting them to achieve their potential and to progress into work or further learning. These roles will be based across several departments:
• 2 x 37 hours per week - available in the Department of Hair, Beauty, Catering & Service Industries
• 1 x 37 hours per week - available in the Department of Foundation and Community Learning.
• 1 x 15 hours per week - available in the Department of Construction Technologies
As a Study Coach you will deliver tutorials, monitor attendance and progress, provide support where needed and help to ensure that students achieve all elements of their Study programme including English and Maths. A key part of your role will be to focus on rapid intervention strategies in order to support students who are at risk of not achieving. You will help them engage and progress in all aspects of their programme. Strategies will include liaising with teachers to ensure active engagement and strong attainment in all aspects of study, action-planning and robust target-setting, as well as communicating with parents and other stakeholders.
Our aim is to ensure all students, regardless of their starting point, receive an outstanding experience and are well supported to achieve their qualification to the highest of standards.
You will be responsible for delivering tutorials (usually weekly) as part of a student’s study programme, and reviewing individual learners’ progress on a regular basis. You will facilitate and enable students to access the full range of College services so that they stay in learning and fulfil their potential.
We will provide on-the-job training opportunities as required, including options to consider a career in teaching.
What we offer
- A generous holiday entitlement of 26 holiday days (plus bank holidays and 8 closure days)
- Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of 16.1 %
- As well as a range of staff support packages. Click here to see the full list of staff benefits.
At City of Bristol College, we have one goal: to help our students succeed. We offer the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, with more than 1,000 courses available from entry to degree level.
We provide education and training to approximately 12,000 students each year. The College is made up of five centres across Bristol and each centre offers excellent, well-equipped, purpose-built facilities. In addition, we have a wide range of community partners allowing us to offer courses in venues across the city. More information about the college can be found here.
City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure. A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found here.
Please see our Job Description, Person Specification, Conditions of Service and Applicant information for more information.
Closing date: Sunday 4th July (midnight)
Interview date: Tuesday 13th July 2021
City of Bristol College is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All new employees to the College are required to complete and obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Further information will be sent to all prospective staff as part of the application process.