Kirklees College

Preparation for Adulthood Coach

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£24,232 to £25,713 per annum
02 Aug 2022
17 Aug 2022
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you already working in education and looking for a new challenge?  Or employed in industry and looking to work more closely with your community?

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Preparing for Adulthood Coach you’ll be working across our centres within Huddersfield and Dewsbury and your focus will be on developing opportunities to ensure that students are able to make progress and meet the outcomes of their Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

Your key responsibilities will be to develop action plans with students that focus upon development of independence and ownership to achieve goals through coaching and mentoring.

Ideally, you’ll have at least a Level 3 qualification in supporting students with Learning difficulties or disabilities or experience in a related field (or be able to prove equivalent ability). You’ll also need demonstrable experience in working with students with SEND across the breadth of our provision. It’s important that you’re able to develop partnerships with a range of stakeholders, communicate effectively and engage with young people with learning difficulties or disabilities. Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too.  Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

Hours/weeks: 37 hours per week / 52 weeks

Actual salary range: £24,232 - £25,713

Closing Date: 17th August 2022, 12 midday

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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