Trowbridge, BA14 0ES
Part Time, 26 hours p/week
Term Time Only + 4 weeks (40 weeks p/year)
£12,552 per annum
We are looking for talent from all supportive role backgrounds to join our Foundation Studies team. You don’t need to have experience of working in a formal education setting; we need the right people who will be committed to making a difference in our learners’ lives. You will help high needs students to achieve their targets relating to study, employment and life skills; your role will entail working both within the college and in community settings. Community Coaches provide in-class and out-of-class support, helping high needs students realise their full potential by pursuing outcomes from their Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs). You will work alongside teachers in the Foundation team, the wider College and external community providers to ensure that students have a positive learning experience whilst working towards their long-term goals. Your focus will be on the progression each learner can make onto the next stage of their learning journey.
You will be forward-thinking, pro-active and passionate about helping learners achieve, and will be joining a professional team that is dedicated, skilled and successful. We will support you every step of the way to ensure you succeed in your role.
The College is home to 13,000 students across four main campuses in Trowbridge, Chippenham, Lackham and Salisbury. We offer a diverse range of apprenticeships as well as a full suite of full-time vocational and higher education courses.
The College is committed to the protection of young people and vulnerable adults and to Safeguarding and Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are proudly is accredited to the Disability Confident Employer award, part of this means a commitment to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy and consider them on their abilities.
Employment benefits include access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, free on-site parking and a variety of in-house benefits such as gyms, coffee shop, restaurants and high-street discounts using Perkbox.
The closing date for this role is midday on Monday 27 January 2020
Adverts normally close at midday on the closing date, however vacancies may close early if sufficient applications have been received. Therefore, we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.
Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted by Networx or the Wiltshire College & University Centre HR Department. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we will not be able to provide feedback for candidates who have not been shortlisted for interview.
Wiltshire 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.