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Progress Coach 0.4 - Witton

My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

About the role

Do you strive to be part of a team that helps shape a fantastic learning experience for students?

Could you coach and mentor young people to achieve the best they can be?

Are you ready to make a difference?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Apply today to join our Quality Team at our Warrington campus as a Progress Coach.

At Myerscough, we take the time to advance students’ personal development, behaviour and attitudes to each other, learning and work.

With your coaching and support in your rewarding role as Progress Coach, you can help unlock students’ potential and set them up for life after college by supporting them to overcome barriers.

This varied role will involve contributing to the planning and delivery of key aspects of the Personal Development Programme and support for students.

You’ll work with students either on a one-to-one basis or in a group session to help shape, develop and deliver pastoral support which will nurture and inspire them to be the best they can be.

In addition, you will work closely with parents/carers and cross-college staff including curriculum, inclusive learning, residential, careers, enrichment and counselling staff to identify learners who are at risk or need extra support put in place.

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBT+ applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the People team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

14.8 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, 34 weeks College term time + 5 weeks to meet business need
Witton, Blackburn
Blackburn, Witton
£21,012 - £23,317 whole time equivalent pro rata per annum
Reference No
Closing Date
Sunday 24 September 2023
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