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Student Learning Coach

£13 - £15 per hour

Job description

This college based in Basildon is looking for Student Learning Coaches to provide academic and social/emotional support to groups of learners or individuals with additional needs on mainstream or discrete College programmes. You will support learners to ensure they're given every opportunity to succeed, contribute to and participate in all aspects of college life. The role demands an emphasis on strong customer focus, keeping the learner voice central in the delivery of support to encourage independence

Duties and Responsibilities -

a) To support academic staff and contribute to ensuring that allocated student group(s) undertake assessments, are monitored and reviewed on a regular basis, contributing positively to the improvement of attendance, retention and success along with student learning

b) To carry out instructions from your designated Learning Mentor and to liaise on a day to day basis with teaching staff responsible for the courses involved

c) To support in the effective monitoring of students' attendance and punctuality.

d) To work with individual students, liaising with academic staff, to support students in meeting their targets/outcomes, contribute to the development of an individual support plan and contribute to the monitoring of their progress against these.

e) To support academic staff in class with access to the curriculum and support the coaching of students in their main qualification.

f) To accompany students on curriculum related visits e.g. educational and residential trips and visits when appropriate.

g) To refer students to appropriate College services to meet their individual needs, difficulties or concerns.

h) To act as an advocate and encourage self-advocacy.

i) To actively encourage students to be independent

j) To assist in the modification of teaching materials for students.

k) To scribe and read for students where appropriate.

In order to apply for this role, you must have:

  • Significant experience of enabling young people and/or adults with learning difficulties or disabilities to learn
  • Experience with working within an educational environment providing academic and social/emotional support
  • Available to interview immediately and start from September
  • Right to Work & Enhanced Adult/Child DBS dated within the last 3 months or on the update service

Hours - Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5.00pm/Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm (Flexible 15-37 hours)

If you are interested in this role and feel that you have the skills and experience required, please get in contact or apply to this job advert with your CV.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Pradip Padai
Education Recruitment Team
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