Skills & Development Coach

South Staffordshire College

  • £22492.72 - £24027.29 per annum
  • Cannock, Staffordshire / West Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Term Time Only
Posted 6 days ago

South Staffordshire College is a fast moving and dynamic Further Education College with campuses in Tamworth, Lichfield, Cannock and Rodbaston. As a college we pride ourselves on the success of all our learners and this exciting new role has been created to be integral support to ensure that all our students achieve to their maximum potential.

We are looking to recruit 4 new Skills Development Coaches to add to the team. Working in this role you will be supporting a caseload of learners and will work closely with both the academic and support teams to deliver positive outcomes for these learners. This will include a key focus on improving retention, attendance and value added for the learners within your caseload. You will support tutors in the delivery of tutorial sessions and support learners 1:1 by setting and reviewing targets to improve their performance. You will make a real difference to every learner by providing wrap around pastoral and academic support to motivate students to achieve to their maximum potential.

We are looking for highly enthusiastic individuals with an ability to communicate, inspire and motivate students to achieve the best they can.

You will ideally have experience supporting students in an education setting, be learner focused and believe passionately in supporting young people’s futures. If you believe you have the passion to support our students and join in our existing success, we welcome your application.

Interviews are anticipated to be held week commencing 9th September 2024

What you can expect from usWe care about your wellbeing so have a number of activities all year that provide support. However, time off is also important. We have a generous holiday scheme, the usual Bank Holidays, an additional 5 days at Christmas and 2 ‘ME’ days (where you can have a day off work and do whatever makes you happy) as well as an additional day on campus spent on wellbeing.

We have a range of benefits available to all staff including paid time off for emergencies (designed to support carers) and all our policies are enhanced further than statutory requirements. The College also contributes to your pension at a minimum of 22.9% (we contribute more for people in the Local Government Pension Scheme).

South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure with child and barred list check.

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