Job Coach

Activate Learning
£15,000 - £20,000 Per Year
30 Apr 2021 15:48
20 May 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning
Contract Type
Term Time

Job Coach

Job role:

Activate Learning are looking for a Job Coach to join our friendly team at Guildford College. The successful candidate will support young people with SEND who are on the Employability programmes within the Supported Learning Department at Guildford College and their employers to coach the young people towards permanent sustained employment.

You will act as an ambassador for young people with SEND in the economic community and promote their abilities and potential positive contribution to the working population, alongside liaising with key employers and identify potential work for young people with special needs, matching to young people’s skills and potential.

The role will also involve liaising with the curriculum teams to provide pre training, on the job training and support for young people and employers, liaising with tutors as appropriate to progress young people to Supported Internships/Employment wherever possible. You will diligently record leaners progress using identified paperwork and compete the necessary health and safety paperwork to ensure the workplace is compliant in meeting the Colleges’ minimum standard and is a safe environment for the learner.

This is a permanent, term-time only role working 37 hours per week and with the potential of earning up to £18,318 per annum pro rata, depending on skills and experience.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

You will have significant experience of working with young people with SEND in a teaching or training environment and be able to break down and simplify job roles and to give clear and explicit instructions. With excellent communications skills, you will also be able to build positive networks and relationships with others. Experience of working in an FE environment is desirable.

What are the benefits of this role?

There really is no limit in terms of your personal growth, development and career by joining one of the largest Education Providers in the UK. You will have a comprehensive development program as part of induction together with peer to peer learning, a formal development plan and support at every step of the way to set you up for success.

We offer a buddy system, a digital induction module and a close-knit community of experts and leaders across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to develop digital capability and flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate.

What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group?

At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.

We reward our employees with generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies – bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.


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