Learning Coach - Education

Learning Coach - Education

Total People are looking to recruit a Learning Coach to work predominately within prison education. The successful applicant will deliver the Learning and Skills Teacher Standard Level 5 to trainee teachers who work in prison education and other educational establishments. They will also deliver the level 4 Assessor Coach Standard and Level 3 Learning Mentor Standard.

We are looking for someone who has experience of education and has a real passion for supporting and developing their learners.

You will need to be driven, organised and dedicated to managing a busy and demanding workload.

The learning coach will support the apprentices to develop their knowledge, skills and behaviours that are required to be demonstrated within the apprenticeship.

At Total People we are committed to making a difference and we need motivated and passionate colleagues who can make it happen. The successful applicant must be flexible, confident and an excellent communicator.

Due to the nature of the business you will be required to have a flexible and adaptable approach.

This post is offered on a permanent basis, working 37 hours per week, however consideration will be given to any part time applications. Due to the nature of this post you must be willing to travel to various locations Nationally with a large majority of your caseload based in the London and South East and be able to stay overnight when the need to arises.

Delivery of this Standard encompasses classroom delivery, coaching and observation of practice. In addition to classroom learning the Learning Coach will also be responsible for delivering one to one coaching, remote and face to face assessment including observations of practice.

Although often working remotely you will become an integral part of the wider Education Cluster. At Total People we have a team of dedicated colleagues on hand to support you and you will be provided with all the equipment to enable you to work remotely.

For a detailed job description please visit the Total People careers page.


  • Teaching and coaching experience in the Education & Training Sector.
  • Hold a current teaching qualification to Level 5 or above such as: Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English, Maths and ICT or equivalent or willing to work towards.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of coaching to support learning
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise workload


  • Fully flexible working pattern- responsibility for planning your own diary
  • Competitive Salary
  • Blended delivery model including working from home, centres and face to face on site visits
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Development opportunities through in-house programmes and qualifications

Total People is one of the largest providers of apprenticeships and work based learning in the northwest. For more information on what we do please visit the Total People website.

If you feel you could make a difference in this rewarding sector, please apply for the position via the Total People careers page.

Total People is an equal opportunities employer. Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the job description.

The closing date for this job advert is 02/06/2022, however sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response so we recommend you apply at your earliest opportunity.

Total People is committed to the safeguarding, protection and wellbeing of young people and adults. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).