Activate Learning now have an opportunity for a Work Experience Coordinator to join our Academic and Professional Studies faculty and support a caseload of students to develop their employability skills and prepare for a work experience placement relevant to their career plans.
Working alongside our teams of learning professionals, you will to deliver ‘Preparation for Placement’ sessions to students, as well as progress tracking sessions throughout the academic year to ensure all students are given the appropriate guidance and support to complete each stage of the Work Experience process.
You will ensure that all placements are accurately recorded on our work experience placement system and proactively support students and employers throughout the placements, ensuring excellent outcomes for all stakeholders. You will record leaners progress 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, part time role, working 30 hours per week and based at our Bracknell campus, with travel to other campuses and placement settings required at times. Salary up to £24,725 per annum pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience.
What do you need to be successful in this role?
We are looking for a highly organised and attentive individual, with strong administrative and IT skills, and experience in managing multiple tasks, tracking progress and reprioritising to achieve deadlines.
Your communication and interpersonal skills will be outstanding and support your ability to deliver inspirational individual or group sessions to learners. You will be empathetic and confident in supporting students to develop their work readiness/employability skills.
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 see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.
When you work for Activate Learning, you’re working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.
Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.
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.
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