Maths & English Study Coach
Bournemouth and Poole College
Here at Bournemouth & Poole College, we have a new opportunity available for a Maths & English Study Coach to join us on a full time, term time only, permanent basis where you will be based across all of our college sites. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £22,659 per annum, pro rata.
At Bournemouth & Poole College our staff are passionate and committed to achieve the very best outcomes for our students – we transform lives. We recognise and value our people as our most important asset in achieving each of the strategic outcomes within our College’s Strategic Plan. We believe it is through our people that an excellent student experience will be delivered, and this will have a positive impact in our local community. We value inclusion and we are committed to the promotion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, ensuring we have a diverse, skilled, and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged. This makes our College a unique, vibrant and rewarding place to work. You will be employed through Southern Educational Professional Services Ltd; a subsidiary of the College.
About the Maths & English Study Coach role:
As a Maths & English Study Coach, you will provide additional, targeted support to students working 1:1 or in small groups.
The team work closely with the Maths and English lecturers to provide support in-line with classroom teaching and to track students progress through interventions.
Responsibilities as our Maths & English Study Coach will include:
- Ensuring students receive a welcoming and supportive experience when coming to the Study Centre to access additional support
- Co-producing support plans with students and teaching staff based on the student’s disclosures and identified areas of need
- Effectively implementing support plans, tracking students progress against targets at each stage
- Work closely with Maths & English teaching staff to ensure resources for support sessions align with current teaching materials in class
- Ensuring support strategies including Exam Access Arrangements are imbedded into working practice in all sessions
- Maintaining up to date support resources for both individual students and also for student on-line support e.g. Moodle
- Supporting students and staff across College with the effective use of assistive technology to improve independent learning
- Maintaining resources in relation to wider study skills for example organisational skills and revision planning
- Offering general study support to students during drop-in workshops or 1:1 sessions, liaising with curriculum staff to update resources and materials where required
- Ensuring ProMonitor and other students records are kept up to date and accurate to reflect study sessions and to record key information
As our Maths & English Study Coach, you’ll ideally have:
- Level 2 (or equivalent) English and Maths
- Experience of working in the FE sector or an educational setting and assisting teaching and supporting students
- Have an understanding of working with students in FE or secondary education and the post-16 curriculum.
- Communication skills including written and verbal
- Attendance at college events ie open evenings including outside of normal working hours
You will receive excellent benefits and a competitive salary:
- 27.5 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing to 30.5 after 5 years’ service
- up to 4 days additional leave during the Christmas closure period
- Free parking at all of our college sites (where spaces are available)
- Access to Discount Schemes at multiple retailers
- Enrolment into the NEST Pension Scheme
If you feel you are the right candidate for this Maths & English Study Coach role, then please click ‘apply’ now! We’d love to hear from you!
Closing date: 11 March 2024
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.