Supported Learning Job Coach

St Helens College & Knowsley Community College
St Helens [Merseyside] and Knowsley [Merseyside]
£20,856 - £24,786 Per Year, £20,856 - £24,786 per annum
04 May 2021 08:42
03 Jun 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Special Education Needs (SEN) / Supported Learning
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Supported Learning Job Coach

Closing date: Sunday 16 May 2021

Interviews: W/C Monday 24 May 2021


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and self-motivated individual to join our Supported Learning department based at the Stockbridge campus.


The main purpose of the role is to source work experience placements for groups of young people and adults with learning difficulties and/or disabilities and to place and support the learners and mentors in the workplace.  The successful candidate will be comfortable working with a wide range of students aged from 16 – 19 and adults.


The successful candidate will:


  • Hold a qualification in relevant discipline (or equivalent demonstrable experience)
  • Hold GCSE English & Math (A-C/ 9-4) or equivalent
  • Have experience of supporting individuals who face barriers in their everyday life. 
  • Have experience of providing support to individuals to achieve goals and ambitions.  
  • Have experience of working with a range of partners, support agencies and employers.
  • Have the ability to understand the barriers that individuals with learning disabilities face when seeking employment.
  • Hold a full UK Driving License and have access to own transport


We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications.

Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.


The benefits package includes generous annual leave, membership of final salary or career average pension scheme, professional development and training, free on-site car parking, and other voluntary benefit schemes, including cycle to work scheme.


St Helens College is committed to Equality and Diversity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers.  Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK.


Please note we do not accept CV’s from recruitment agencies. Any speculative CVs sent to the College will NOT be considered.


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