Kirklees College

Skills Development Coach (English or Maths)

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£24,847.00 - £24,847.00 per annum
28 Nov 2022
07 Dec 2022
Job Level
Job Function
Academic Support
Contract Type
Part Time

Hours: Full time - 37 hours/52 weeks (part time also considered)

At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors. Whether in a teaching 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 Skills Development Coach, you’ll be based our sites across Huddersfield and Dewsbury, and your focus will be on providing dedicated in and out of class support for learners who have not yet achieved a grade four or above in GCSE Maths or English.

Your key responsibilities will be: providing high-quality intervention through one-to-one and small group sessions to help learners achieve and progress; mapping resources to online learning and classroom-based activity; enabling students to overcome individual barriers to and to work on differentiated activities with identified groups; helping learners promote independent learning, build motivation and develop their study and organisational skills. Ideally, you’ll be qualified to Level 3 or above, and you’ll have demonstrable experience in working in a similar role. It’s important that you’re able to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders and engage with young people. You’ll be expected to demonstrate the College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in all areas of your role.

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. When applying, please remember to remove all personal details (name, date of birth) from your CV If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) 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. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

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