SALARY: £21,000 – £24,000 FTE
JOB TYPE: Permanent, term time only
HOURS: 37pw, 36 working weeks
LOCATION: Stevenage, Letchworth & Watford
At North Hertfordshire College, we put students at the heart of what we do. We are investing in making sure all of our 16-19 year old students access the personal and academic development they need to flourish and thrive, not just in their studies with us, but in their career and higher studies.
This is a great opportunity to help us do this, and with roles available across our different subject areas, we are developing a team who will work closely with colleagues in curriculum and student services to enhance even more the good work that we do.
Our SEND Personal and Academic Development Coach role will be part of a unique team across the college who will work within Supported Studies and Springboard whilst collaborating across the college to ensure our students access the best support and a high-quality personal development curriculum.
Given the variety of this exciting role, we recognise that it will appeal to different types of people. Examples might include:
Training or experience in the following areas:
Experience of working with young people in a college, school or university setting
Educated to a minimum of level 4 (foundation degree)
Your week will be varied and be different dependent on the time of the year. In a typical week you will find yourself:
This is an exciting and varied role that will have responsibility for a range of areas. You will be connected to Supported Studies and Springboard, whilst also being part of the wider personal and academic development team across the college.
Provide 1-2-1 and small group academic tutoring to students. This might include providing targeted support to students who need intervention to support them achieving.
Keeping our students safe, healthy and well
You will deliver core tutorial content related to keeping safe, healthy and well including Prevent, safeguarding and healthy relationships. You will work with your colleagues in the team to develop impactful sessions and work with students throughout the year to provide refreshers. To support you with this, you will receive in-depth training on these key topics, with a particular focus on mental health and safeguarding lead information.
To support the academic and personal development of our students, they will access some tailored online learning throughout their course. You will work with the curriculum teams to identify the appropriate online learning for them and support students to complete this.
SAFER RECRUITMENT STATEMENT
The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and provide proof of their right to work in the UK.
To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.
Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.
“I genuinely enjoy coming to work, the students are the people that motivate me – they are so full of energy and enthusiasm.
Hart Learning Group’s links to the community are essential for this job to work well – integrating local businesses and organisations ensure we offer the best service to our students.”