New City College is the dynamic group of further education colleges in East London which comprises Tower Hamlets College, Hackney Community College and Redbridge College. All colleges in the group are graded Good by Ofsted, and our 3-college merger places the group at the forefront of further education in the region. With a turnover of £67m, 20,000 students and 1000 staff it is one of the strongest and most influential further education organisations in the country.
Our college environment is second to none. We have industry standard facilities and equipment at all campuses, expert staff and partnerships with other high profile organisations which all prepare students for progression to higher education or successful careers.
East London is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. As we develop our longer term vision, we will continue to ensure that we invest in our staff and other resources to provide a distinctive offer and excellent, supportive learning environment which meets the needs of students and employers and prepares local people for the changing workforce of the area.
Job Coach – Redbridge Campus
£22,198 (pro rata)
Full Time (36 hours per week) – Term Time Only (39 Weeks)
We are looking to recruit a Job Coach to work with young people with learning difficulties and disabilities to enable them to pursue their ambitions in relation to gaining sustainable employment and to establish a progression route through studying on our Working Well into Work programme. The role will include building relationships with local employers to develop supported internships and work experience placements.
The successful post holder will:
• A strong commitment to giving young people with learning difficulties and disabilities the opportunity to work.
• Experience of working with young people with learning difficulties and disabilities in a work setting.
• Experience of completing risk assessments and task analysis.
• Been trained in the process of Systematic Instruction or be willing to undertake training in Systematic Instruction.
• Qualifications at GCSE Grade C or L2 in English and Maths.
New City College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students and visitors, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applications will be subject to full vetting procedures including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and abilities. We want our employees to be happy at work and we offer generous annual leave, pension schemes, flexible working (where appropriate), enhanced maternity leave, eye tests reimbursed and a confidential counselling service.
To apply for this position, please visit our Redbridge campus website: https://www.redbridge-college.ac.uk/current-vacancies-1
Closing Date: 25th February 2018
Interview Date: week commencing 26th February 2018 to be confirmed