Student Employment Support Worker (Job Coach)

Activate Learning
Guildford,United Kingdom
£15,000 - £20,000 Per Year
02 Aug 2022 14:41
30 Aug 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Employability / Functional Skills
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Term Time

Student Employment Support Worker (Job Coach)

We are looking for a Job Coaches to join our friendly team at Guildford college. The successful candidates will support young people with SEND who are on the Employability programmes within the LLDD department.

As a Job Coach, you will be supporting and developing our students of all abilities to gain essential employability skills within our Learning Companies. You will be expected to work closely with the Course Leader to ensure the smooth day to day running of the companies, working across all learning companies as and when required.

You will also be assessing and monitoring students’ progress and supporting students to plan and achieve their learning outcomes and targets.

We have 2 full time positions available, term time only, working 37 hours per week. .

What do you need to be a successful job coach at Activate Learning?

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 programme 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.

Activate Learning offer substantial benefits to its employees:

  • Generous Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Substantial annual leave
  • Comprehensive sick pay
  • Access to training and development
  • Discount scheme for high street stores & restaurants
  • Discounted rail and bus tickets
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • Coaching and mentoring programmes and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) sessions are available
  • Employee Assistance program

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.