Teaching and Learning Coach (Subject Leader – Teaching, Learning and Assessment)

Job Roles:
Subject Leader, Coach
Organisation Type:
Other Workplaces
Organisation:
Government/Local Authority
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Any
Region:
West Midlands
Contract Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
£25,951 - £32,486
Posted:
16th Apr 2018
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Birmingham City Council
Job Ref:
BCC000247

Birmingham Adult Education Service

Teaching and Learning Coach (Subject Leader – Teaching, Learning and Assessment)

£25,951 - £32,486

Working 36.50 hours per week

Permanent


Birmingham Adult Education Service delivers a range of accredited and non-accredited courses to adult learners across multiple venues in Birmingham.

We are seeking to employ a vibrant, energetic team of Teaching and Learning Coaches to develop our teachers’ teaching, learning and assessment skills, in order to ensure that our learners have the best possible learning experience. Our teachers need to facilitate learning sessions that are innovative, fun and of the highest quality.

In order to best support staff across the curriculum, coaches will come from a variety of subject specialisms, to include Health and Social Care, Arts & Crafts, IT and Business, Family Learning, Maths, Languages, English and ESOL.


The coaching role includes:

• Being an active member of a specialist team.
• Building an effective coaching relationship in which teachers can experiment, take risks and develop their practice.
• Effectively identifying teacher starting points, negotiating action plans and seeing these through.
• Supportive class visits to gauge whether changes to practice and implementation of training are effective.
• Research and development of new and emerging teaching, learning and assessment themes, methodologies, strategies and resources.
• Developing & delivering highly effective and engaging staff training sessions that demonstrate best practice in teaching, learning and assessment.
• Teaching in the specialist area for up to four sessions per week.


The successful applicant will be a qualified teacher with:

• A Level 5 teaching qualification
• A minimum of GCSE English and maths grade C/4.
• A demonstrable track record of effective and innovative teaching.
• A track record of effective coaching or mentoring of teachers.
• A recognised coaching/mentoring qualification or willingness to work towards one.
• Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.
• Excellent written and verbal skills..
• A commitment to driving up quality
• Evidence of flexibility, as the work pattern will involve regular evening and Saturday work to meet the coaching needs of teachers.
• A subject specialism in one of the following areas: Health and Social Care, Arts & Crafts, IT and Business, Family Learning, Maths, Languages, English or English.
• Evidence of flexibility, as the work pattern will involve regular evening and Saturday work to meet the coaching needs of teachers.


For informal enquiries please contact helen.ennis@birmingham.gov.uk

An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly Criminal Records Bureau) check will be undertaken.

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

Closing Date:
27/04/2018
Contact Details:
Birmingham City Council
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