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A Level Achievement Coach

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Contract:Business Support term time

Salary:£24,832 per annum (pro rata for term time and part time)

Closing date:25/07/2021

Start date:TBC

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and efficient A level Achievement Coach who will undertake the vital role of co-ordinating, monitoring and supporting a cohort of up to 150 learners throughout their learning journey.  You will be responsible for working with exams team to ensure all examination arrangements are accurately completed in addition to working with subject tutors and a wide range of staff to ensure each learner has an individualised timetable and personal plan to facilitate progression.

The successful candidate will provide a range of non-academic and skills development support and guidance to learners.  You must have proven experience of supporting young people studying A-levels within a college/school environment with a focus on progression and achievement.

You will work with both staff and learners across Academic and liaise with other specialist services internally and externally to promote learner retention, achievement, success, academic skills, whilst building learner resilience to support progression.  You will make a considerable contribution to co-ordinating aspects of the Academic Studies year plans including some wider learning activities and delivering aspects of the tutorial entitlement to groups, whilst ensuring every learner is met at least monthly ensuring at least 3 formal reviews are conducted. Ensuring all students are on track at all times and where this is not the case, pro-active intervention is initiated.

The post holder is expected to demonstrate energy, passion and enthusiasm for making a difference and have the proven ability to lead group sessions, engage, motivate and support young people both individually and in groups.  It is essential that the person appointed has the ability to build positive relationships, displaying excellent communication, administrative and organisational skills. You will also be required to apply challenge to learners as appropriate to enable them to be successful and achieve their full potential.

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