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A Level Achievement Coach – Maternity cover up to 12 months fixed term contract (term time role)

Contract:
Support and term time
Salary:
£24,582 per annum (pro rata for part time and term time).
Closing:
21/07/2019

Please note - applications close at 5pm on the stated closing date.

Start date:
ASAP

We are looking to appoint dynamic and efficient A level Achievement Coach who will undertake the vital role of co-ordinating, monitoring and supporting a cohort of up to 150 learners throughout their learning journey.  You will be responsible for working with exams team to ensure all examination arrangements are accurately completed in addition to working with subject tutors and a wide range of staff to ensure each learner has an individualised timetable and personal plan to facilitate progression.

The successful candidate will provide a range of non-academic and skills development support and guidance to learners.  You must have proven experience of supporting young people studying A-levels/and or GCSE’s within a college/school environment with a focus on progression and achievement.

You will work with both staff and learners across Academic Studies (including off site provision) and liaise with other specialist services internally and externally to promote learner retention, achievement, success, academic skills, whilst building learner resilience to support progression.  You will make a considerable contribution to co-ordinating aspects of the Academic Studies year plans including some wider learning activities and delivering aspects of the tutorial entitlement to groups, whilst ensuring every learner is met at least monthly ensuring at least 3 formal reviews are conducted. Ensuring all students are on track at all times and where this is not the case, pro-active intervention is initiated.

The post holder is expected to demonstrate energy, passion and enthusiasm for making a difference and have the proven ability to lead group sessions, engage, motivate and support young people both individually and in groups.  It is essential that the person appointed has the ability to build positive relationships, displaying excellent communication, administrative and organisational skills. You will also be required to apply challenge to learners as appropriate to enable them to be successful and achieve their full potential.

The role will require you to take on and work to the college’s values; working with Professionalism, taking Responsibility for your actions, and giving Respect to clients and colleagues alike. 

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100% A Level pass rate in 2018

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