Work Experience Coordinator

Activate Learning
Bracknell,United Kingdom
£20,000 - £25,000 Per Year
21 Sep 2022 09:59
12 Oct 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant
Work Based Learning
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Work Experience Coordinator

Who we are:

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 now have an opportunity for a Work Experience Coordinator to join our Lifeskills 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 motivate and support our students with preparing for their work experience placements, as well as progress tracking to ensure all students are given the appropriate guidance and support to complete each stage of the Work Experience process.

This is a fixed term, part-time role during term time, working 30 hours per week at our Bracknell campus until July 2023, with travel to other campuses and placement settings required at times. Travel/mileage expenses can be claimed for any travel from your base campus. 

Salary up to £26,221 per annum pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience.


What do you need to be successful  Work Experience Coordinator at Activate Learning?

Our Lifeskills team works to support learners who face substantial barriers to education, including learners with special educational needs. We are looking for a supportive and caring individual, with the ability to develop our students' work readiness/employability skills and experience of delivering one to one student support or group work sessions to learner groups. 

You will have excellent communications skills, along with the ability to build positive networks and relationships with others. You will also be highly organised, with strong administrative and IT skills.  


Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes


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.