Progress Coach Regional Manager

Activate Learning
Berkshire,United Kingdom
£25,000 - £30,000 Per Year
15 Mar 2023 16:42
05 Apr 2023 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Team Leader / Supervisor
Student / Learner Services
Contract Type
Full Time

Progress Coach Regional Manager

Who we are:

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to 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.


About the role:

Activate Learning are looking for an inspirational and engaging Progress Coach Regional Manager to join our Berkshire team, working across Reading College and Bracknell and Wokingham College.

Working in collaboration with our Progress Coach Regional Managers, Careers and Safeguarding teams, you will design and develop our Personal Development Curriculum for 16–19-year-olds.

Core to this role will be the line management of a regional team of Progress Coaches, ensuring they are allocated to faculties and supported in the effective delivery of their Progress Coaching duties. You will be the main link for Progress Coaching planning and liaison for faculties.

You will spend 50% of your time acting as the Progress Coach Regional Manager and 50% as a Progress Coach, delivering focused personal development sessions developing student’s citizenship and self-awareness. Through 1-1 and group coaching, you will provide targeted interventions to a caseload of students, relating to their personal development, their learning and their careers, thereby improving retention and achievement.  


What do you need to be a successful Progress Coach Regional Manager?

You will have previous coaching experience together with the ability to lead, manage and influence staff to achieve effective outcomes. A coaching qualification together with previous team leadership experience would provide a distinct advantage.

Your communication and interpersonal skills will be outstanding and support your ability to lead a team and deliver coaching sessions and inspirational group sessions to a diverse range of learners.


Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

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.