Nottingham College

Achievement Coach for ESOL

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Band 4 - £19,801-£21,513 per annum
10 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Subject Area
Job Level
Teaching Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Kia Car Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Discounts
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


  • Varied Nottingham College Campuses

Supporting documents

We are looking for enthusiastic and supportive individuals to take on this important role as an Achievement Coach for ESOL. You will have an understanding of the needs of ESOL learners and in particular looked after and asylum seekers and the barriers they face in achieving their dreams. You will be expected to work closely with the ESOL team and also external agencies and therefore require excellent communication skills. You will have a vital role in supporting our ESOL students to make good progress with their learning and build the confidence they need to take their next steps in education. This role will include; liaising with external agencies for LAC meetings, monitoring attendance, providing 1-1 targeted support, tracking and monitoring student progress, liaising with parents/carers/social workers where appropriate, support students to effectively target set and action plan.

Nottingham College is one of the largest further education colleges in the country creating opportunities for employment and progression to higher education for the people of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire; raising their prosperity and that of the local economy.

If you want to join a College which prides itself on making a difference, then please get in touch.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Linda McDonald on 0115 9100100 ext 7528 or email

Interviews/assessments are planned for w/c 7th December 2020

Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

Please apply via the link