Learning Coach

Recruiter
North Hertfordshire College
Location
Stevenage
Salary
20500.00 - 22500.00 GBP Annual
Posted
11 Oct 2016
Closes
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

TITLE: LEARNING COACH - CONSTRUCTION Fixed term contract
REMUNERATION: GBP20,500 - GBP22,500
LOCATION: Engineering Construction Campus - Stevenage

North Hertfordshire College (NHC) is a progressive further education college with campuses in Stevenage, Hitchin and Letchworth. We deliver full and part time programmes in a huge range of sectors and occupational areas including: business and professional services; creative arts; engineering and construction; information technology; and, sport.

Our aim is to make NHC an Outstanding college by 2018/19. To get there, we focus relentlessly on the quality of teaching and learning across the college. We're passionate about the relationship between education and employers; we're fortunate to be part of the Hart Learning Group working alongside our friends in Hart Learning & Development to make sure that our programmes meet the needs of employers, to draw employers into the delivery of our programmes - and to secure fantastic work experience, apprenticeship and other progression opportunities for our students.

To realise our high ambitions for NHC, we want the best people. We want to hear from people who share our passion for the way in which education can transform lives and businesses - and who share our determination to be Outstanding.

We are currently recruiting for a Learning Coach in Construction who will:

Deliver consistently good or better workshop and coaching sessions, incorporating an effective range of learning methods that enable outstanding learning outcomes for students.

Support students in research activities and provide relevant advice to help them achieve the required outcomes for their independent learning.

Have awareness of coaching, mentoring and teaching methods.

Have the capacity to question, challenge, analyse and contextualise student performance to ensure success.

Be experienced to know when and how to make interventions to ensure student progress is successful and sustainable.

Role Specification

  • Deliver consistently good or better workshop and coaching sessions, incorporating an effective range of learning methods that enable outstanding learning outcomes for students.
  • Support students in research activities and provide relevant advice to help them achieve the required outcomes for their independent learning.
  • Negotiate core project delivery by working with students at the beginning of projects to help plan and tailor them to meet their goals and training requirements.
  • Support students to develop longer term goals that promote appropriate destination outcomes linked to either employment or future study.
  • Support students to reflect on and evaluate their progress, negotiating personalised short term targets and tracking and reviewing progress against these.
  • Assist students with the transition into College, including the application, admissions, enrolment and entry guidance processes and then with their chosen progression route, including the preparation of references.
  • Develop a positive working relationship with students, particularly in respect of their conduct and behaviour.
  • Liaise with curriculum staff and other support services to monitor and review individual student attendance, progress and achievement, identifying possible barriers to effective learning and ensuring appropriate intervention to help them overcome these barriers.
  • Support students to participate in work experience whilst negotiating an appropriate placement with internal colleagues.
  • Develop and maintain an up to date knowledge of College course provisions and avenues of future progression.
  • Deliver enrichment and enhancement activities, including accompanying students on external visits and residential trips.
  • Person Specification
  • Awareness of coaching, mentoring and teaching methods.
  • The capacity to question, challenge, analyse and contextualise student performance to ensure success.
  • The experience to know when and how to make interventions to ensure student progress is successful and sustainable.
  • Experience of raising student's aspirations and ambition through coaching and target setting.
  • Experience of working with both young people and adults within different environments.
  • Experience of creating and delivering effective learning strategies.
  • Excellent organisation, time management, team working and prioritisation skills.
  • Highly effective communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal.
  • A degree or equivalent qualification.
  • A relevant teaching qualification or working towards it.
  • Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy and experience of using IT applications.

If you are looking for a change and would like to join us on our journey to Outstanding please apply today.

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