We are looking for an inspirational and resilient Specialist Learning Coach to work with lecturers in the delivery of the curriculum, underpinning literacy and numeracy needs as well as supporting learners with identified barriers to learning.
We are part of The Windsor Forest Colleges Group which was formed through a partnership between East Berkshire College and Strode’s College in Egham. Delivering high quality education and training to over 8,000 students and businesses each year, we offer state-of-the-art learning environments at our three main campuses: Langley College, Strode's College and Windsor College.
Our mission is to inspire ambition and make a positive difference to lives through learning. We are keen to recruit talented individuals who are passionate about helping us to deliver the highest standards of education and training to local people, communities and businesses. In return, we offer a supportive and inclusive working environment, where everyone’s skills and ideas are valued and respected.
The Role and You
As a Specialist Learning Coach, you will provide support within classes to reinforce learning delivered by the lecturer and support the delivery of Literacy and Numeracy (1-1 or in small groups). This may include specialist support for students to achieve their goals including students with barriers to learning.
You will establish a supportive relationship with learners, enabling effective delivery of responsibilities, including promoting and reinforcing students’ self-esteem.
You will also assist the lecturer in the supervision of students to ensure standards of work and behaviour are maintained.
A natural communicator and proven motivator, you will thrive on student interaction and utilise your knowledge and experience within the field to help each student achieve their full potential.
This is an opportunity for a passionate individual who wishes to work in a stimulating environment and to truly inspire and motivate our learners.
Hourly Rate: £17.53 per hour
Our staff benefit from:
- Excellent career progression opportunities for ambitious staff
- Subsidised professional qualifications
- Access to excellent defined benefit pension schemes
- Free on-site parking at all sites
- Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loans
- Family friendly policies to support Work Life Balance
- NUS cards offering a wide range of discounts
- On-site Costa and Starbucks
- Various health & wellbeing benefits including discounted gym memberships, confidential staff counselling and discounted hair and beauty treatments at The Salon at our Langley College site.
Please be advised that the vacancy will close at midday on Monday 8th October 2021
Interviews will be held on Monday 15th October 2021
To apply please visit our careers page and complete the online application form.
Please ensure you pay particular attention to the supporting statement of the online application form making sure to include details of how you meet each of the essential criteria listed on the person specification.
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.
Strode's College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.