SEND Job Coach

Activate Learning
Oxford,United Kingdom
£20,000 - £25,000 Per Year
18 Jun 2024 13:40
16 Jul 2024 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Learner Support / Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Term Time

SEND Job Coach

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:

We are looking for a Job Coaches to join our friendly team at City of Oxford college. The successful candidates will support young people with SEND who are on the Employability programmes within the Learner with Learning Difficulties or Disabilities (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 Learning Company Coordinator to ensure the smooth day to day running of the companies.  This role would require you to work 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.

This is a full-time, term time only position, working 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday - Friday.

What do you need to be a successful SEND 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.

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
  • 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 Westfield Healthcare Cash Plan 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

Applicants should apply at the earliest opportunity, closed vacancies will prevent application form submission.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and expect all our 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, we do not sponsor work permits. Work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates who meet or exceed minimum criteria, 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.

Recruitment agencies who submit unsolicited CVs to any partner or employee at Activate Learning, have no authority to enter into an arrangement. Recruitment agencies engaging with Activate Learning Talent Team will be on our PSL.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!
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