Kickstart - Academic Support Coach

Job details
Posting date: 11 November 2021
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 December 2021
Location: Weston-super-Mare, BS232AL
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000335466

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Weston College of Further and Higher Education

As one of the fastest-growing Colleges in the UK, delivering courses from entry level right up to Master’s degrees, Weston College is an inspiring place to work.

This is an exciting time to join Weston College. Over recent years, the College has gone from strength to strength, earing Ofsted’s ‘Outstanding’ rating, our higher education provision is graded ‘Gold’ by TEF, and in 2018 we received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education. Futhernore, the College is an Investors in People ‘Champion’ and has been awarded ‘Platinum’ by Investors in People, which demonstrates our commitment to invest in our staff to improve performance.

As an Academic Support Coach you will provide in class support to teaching staff, support small group tuition and work with a cluster of personal tutors to provide pastoral follow up, support and intervention for learners e.g. chase attendance etc.

We are looking for a person who wants to work within the education sector and has an idea of supporting within a classroom however this is not essential.

Monday-Thursday 08:30-5:00pm, Friday 08:30-4:30pm

National Minimum Wage

We will be allocating the member of staff a team mentor, who will work closely with them
to provide system training, so they feel confident navigating the systems we use and
understand how they all communicate.
Online training for Safeguarding, PREVENT, GDPR, & Health & Safety in the workplace.
Microsoft Office Specialist courses where they can achieve Microsoft recognised
qualifications, in particular in Excel and Word.
The opportunity to achieve the Mental Health First Aider qualification.
Access to the Staff Wellbeing programme

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