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Posted Tuesday, 8 September 2020

Job Type: Full Time - Fixed Term - Term Time Only

Franklin Sixth Form College is a thriving, successful sixth form college serving North East Lincolnshire and the surrounding rural and coastal area, with around 1,600 full-time 16-18 and 550 part-time adult students. It is a vibrant college and we work hard to make this a supportive and friendly place to study, with every student treated as an individual.

We are looking to appoint a talented and dynamic Progress Coach with excellent interpersonal skills to join our team at Franklin College. This is a fixed term, full time, term time only post (0.8515 fte) for Shared Parental Leave Cover for one year, or on the return of the post holder, whichever is sooner. The College would endeavour to give the post as much notice as possible of any intention to the end of the contract.

Progress Coaches are responsible for a case load of students, and work with young people in groups, smaller tutorials and individual one-to-one supervisory meetings. The Progress Coach checks and monitors student attendance across College, and liaises with teaching and support staff. As a Progress Coach you will have direct contact with students, their families and other stakeholders. Progress Coaches support individual students under their care, providing help with a range of financial, academic, social and emotional issues which may be of significance to the progress of the student. This involves helping students to solve problems and ensure full attendance, making the most of their learning opportunities.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to work with young people, and a chance to gain valuable experience of supporting students within a successful and vibrant sixth form college environment. Full training will be included, and there may be additional opportunities for successful graduate applicants to begin further training towards achieving accredited teaching status.

Applicants must be educated to level 3 (A Level) and have a good level of English with excellent communication skills, empathetic and able to work under pressure.

Franklin College has a proven commitment equality of opportunity and actively promotes the welfare, safeguarding and PREVENT duty of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Clearance through the DBS, and other checks may also be required. Franklin College is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Job shares will be considered.

Sixth Form Colleges NJC  points 4 - 7, £18,190 to £19,300 per annum (£15,488.78 - £16,433.95 pro rata)

The post is to start as soon as possible. The closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 22 September 2020

Please note that in line with the College’s Recruitment and Selection Policy, and our Safer Recruitment process, once all the applications have been reviewed the College will seek to obtain two satisfactory employment references prior to interview, one of the references will ideally be from your most recent/current employer.

The closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 22 September 2020.

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