Study Support Coach (LUM471/774)
About the Role
We are seeking a dedicated, proactive and innovative Study Support Coach to join our dynamic team in the Events, Enterprise, and Employability department. In this role, you will play a vital part in supporting students' academic success and progression in English and Maths, ensuring they receive the necessary coaching and support to excel in their learning journey. Join our dedicated team and make a significant difference in the lives of marginalised students. If you are a compassionate and committed Study Support Coach with a passion for facilitating academic success through a number of creative and innovative styles, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.
What You Will Do
- To be responsible for a caseload of students who require coaching and online support as part of their planned learning programme in English and Maths.
- To track and monitor progress towards achievement using assessment grades in ProMonitor markbooks, ensuring learner progress is tracked against their target grades.
- To be responsible for achieving student outcomes-achieving the qualification and target grade.
- To assist with initial, diagnostic and formative assessment.
- To provide support for students with their English and Maths learning, using on-line support technology and education platforms.
- English and Maths qualification at L2 with a commitment to achieving L3 within 2 years of appointment if not already achieved.
- Supporting teaching and learning / teaching assistant / or learning, mentoring/coaching qualification or commitment to achieving within 1 year of appointment.
- Sound subject knowledge of the English, Maths and the curriculum and assessment frameworks.
- Demonstrates significant experience or knowledge of how to work successfully with different groups of students enrolled to vocational courses where English and maths is an integral part of the study programme.
- Knowledge of blended learning strategies and how these can be used to ensure maximum impact in improving student retention and attainment.
- Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines, using own initiative.
- Ability to relate to, support and work with, individuals of all ages and abilities.
- Ability to innovate and enthuse learners to succeed in English and Maths.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders, including students, college staff, parents and employers.
There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:
- Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
- Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
- Academic 37 days
- Senior Management 37 days
- Generous Pension schemes
- Teachers’ Pension Scheme
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card).
- Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
- Learning and development opportunities - including staff development days
- Employee wellbeing initiatives
- Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements
Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally.
We provide a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. Leeds City College’s values put students first and are at the heart of everything the college does.
We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. We offer a wide range of job vacancies, and our large size means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.
Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.
At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential. Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.
For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.