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Vocational Learner Development Coach: Computer Science

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Contract:Vision Business Support Contract

Salary:£21,794 per annum

Closing date:17/08/2020

Start date:09/09/2020

The Department of Digital, Business and Professional Studies is looking to appoint a dynamic Vocational Learner Development Coach to its computer science curriculum area.  You will make a considerable contribution to learners’ vocational skill development and work closely with teaching and support teams to maximise learners’ success and achievement.

You will support the acquisition and development of vocational and study skills in a range of computer science subjects.

You will provide coaching and assess students’ progress in their knowledge acquisition and skills development in accordance with awarding body regulations and in consultation with teaching and delivery staff.

Ideally, you will have a range of skills and experience in computing. In addition, you will have proven experience of working with young people; it will be advantageous to have worked in any college/school/youth work environment.

You will be based with the computer science team and support and challenge learners who study related subjects and on occasion, work with both staff and learners from other curriculum areas in the college and with external agencies on behalf of learners. 

You will provide support and challenge with learners and help inspire and motivate them through core subject study as well as  a range of enrichment, tutorial and wider learning activities.

You will demonstrate energy, passion and enthusiasm for making a difference and have the proven ability to engage, motivate and support young people in improving their outcomes. 

It is essential that the person appointed has the ability to build positive relationships and demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills.

 The role will require you to embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations, Responsibility.