Study Coach (Maternity Cover)

Stanmore College
Stanmore [Greater London]
£13,846.91 - £14,908.01 Per Year
05 Jan 2021 15:58
19 Jan 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Teaching / Lecturing
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
Organisational Type
Sixth Form College

Study Coach (Maternity Cover)

Study CoachMaternity Cover

(Part time, 21.6 hours per week, term time only. (Fixed term from February 2021 – 21st May 2021)

PLEASE NOTE: Due to Covid-19, interviews will be conducted online whenever possible.  In circumstances where specialist equipment or software is required then interviews will be held on campus and all Covid-19 government guidelines will be adhered to.

We are looking for a part time Study Coach to contribute to the planning, delivery and tracking of timetabled study skills/ digital literacy skills development for learners. This will be in a combination of delivery to whole groups of learners, small group out of class support and 1:1 individual support. Primarily this will be in face to face delivery on site but may also include online delivery of remote learning.


The postholder will also contribute to a rota of supervising students in the Learning Resource Centre, and other independent learning spaces on the College campus, during their timetabled study sessions and at other times.


You must be enthusiastic and highly motivated, have a flexible approach to  work and be able to work as a member of team.


Applicants must have a minimum of a Level 4 qualification and a full teaching qualification or working towards.  Experience of working with young people both on a one-to-one basis and managing the behaviour of large groups is essential.


Salary:  Band G, point 21 - 24, £26,360 - £28,380  per annum (F/T), £13,846.91 - £14,908.01 (P/T)


Application forms are available from the Stanmore College website, or telephone 020 8420 7739.


Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 19th January 2021

Interviews will be held on Friday, 29th January 2021


Job Summary


To supervise students in the Study Centre both during their timetabled study sessions and at other times and provide study skills/academic support


Main Activities


  1. Supervising students in the Study Centre/ Social Learning Centre / Learning Resource centre exercising good control of behaviour


  1. Planning, delivering and tracking timetabled group sessions in academic study skills and in the digital skills necessary to access all elements of the college online delivery of learning.


  1. Planning, delivering and tracking small group sessions for learners who may be at risk of academically not achieving their programmes, primarily in literacy and numeracy support.


  1.  Providing one to one support for academic/study skills for learners referred to the study coach team, for example, research skills, note-taking skills, written communication, understanding of text, etc


  1. Develop own skills in the planning and delivery as above in both face to face and online delivery


  1. Making recommendations for development of the Study Centre


  1. Contributing to the enrolment and induction of students, particularly in the supervision and tracking of initial and diagnostic assessments.


  1. Contributing to one or more elements of the overall work of the team, eg timetabling, planning, sourcing delivery materials, tracking and recording learner progress, etc, as directed by line manager.


  1. Participating in the College appraisal scheme and arrangements made for further training and professional development.


  1. Taking personal responsibility for supporting, promoting and following all College policies in relation to health and safety, safeguarding, equality and diversity and data protection within the scope of the post.


  1. Performing administrative and organisational tasks related to the work of the College, including participation in meetings arranged for any of the purposes described above.


The postholder can be required to carry out any other duties consistent with the grade of post, at any site on which Stanmore College may operate.


This job description is current at the date shown below.  In consultation with the postholder, it is liable to variation by management within a reasonable timescale to reflect or anticipate changes in or to the job.

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