Progression Coach (CEIAG)

Barking & Dagenham College

  • £33,101 - £35,899 inc. London Weighting p.a.
  • Essex / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
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  • Expiry Date: 14/07/24
  • Job Reference: 003851
Posted 6 days ago

Join our Team!

We have some exciting opportunities available at Barking and Dagenham College. We are looking for two Progression Coach Careers Education Information Advice & Guidance (CEIAG) to join us.

You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis and in return, we will offer a competitive salary of £33,101 – £35,899 inc. London Weighting p.a. full time permanent basis.

The role:

You will be reporting to the Progression Manager, the Safeguarding Co-Ordinator will be responsible for facilitating sustainable post-course positive destinations for all cohorts of students across Barking and Dagenham College on a case-loaded basis, to achieve an annually set target; this will include disadvantaged students and those with EHCPs or inclusion needs.

Key Responsibilities of our Progression Coach (CEIAG):

You will be providing high quality careers education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) service to all cohorts of students at Barking and Dagenham College
You will ensure that CEIAG meets all benchmarks within the Gatsby Framework and is delivered to an exceptional standard.
You will support students in locating suitable and realistic opportunities and make applications to range of potential destinations including further study in FE or HE, apprenticeships, traineeships, internships, part-time and full-time employment.
To deploy understanding of the labour market needs of target destination organisations, as well as the skills and potential of individual students, in order to broker sustainable positive destinations for all cohorts of students.
You will provide a high quality, impartial and confidential careers guidance service to all cohorts of students at the college main site, and within the community.
Deliver employability related workshops and events
As our Progression Coach (CEIAG) you should have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

A minimum of Level 6 in Careers Guidance & Development
Experience of working in an education environment
Able to provide evidence of providing advice and guidance on learning and work opportunities to a range of client groups including academic and vocational routes (workplace and Universities)
Ability to communicate effectively, logically and confidently with a wide range of stakeholders (e.g. employers) both in person and over the phone.
Ability to manage c complex workload including competing priorities, achieve targets and respond quickly and flexibly to changing needs and demands.
Understanding of Safeguarding Legislation and its application within the educational sector.
If you are passionate about success and can do the above, then we want to hear from you!

You will need to submit a cover letter demonstrating how your personality, skills and experience meet our values for this role.

All applications forms must be fully completed, showing full education and employment details. An incomplete application will not be considered for shortlisting.
We have the right to interview candidates before the application deadline.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
Barking & Dagenham College are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people


All employment offers are made subject to checks in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines.  These include (some of which are dependent upon the role and the individual): enhanced DBS including children’s barred list check, DfE teaching/management barred list check, on-line searches, overseas criminal record check, evidence of identity and right to work in the UK, satisfactory references, confirmation of medical fitness, evidence of relevant qualifications and a check of previous employment history.

You will be required to become familiar with College’s policies and comply with the requirements to safeguard and protect the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults.  All staff are asked to complete mandatory training on KCSIE and other key areas, and to read the relevant policies.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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