• Location: Coleg Cambria,
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 02 March, 2024 12:00 AM

This job application date has now expired.

Library and Academic Skills Facilitator CC/2546

Coleg Cambria
Job Description and Person Specification

Coleg Cambria: An Introduction
At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having recently received a glowing Estyn inspection as well as a Gold Corporate Standard Health at Work Award, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.
Job Summary
Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title: Library & Academic Skills Facilitator

Location: Yale/Bersham

Contract Type: Fixed Term (January 2025), Full Time

Salary: £25,461 - £29,380

Coleg Cambria are now looking to appoint an Library & Academic Skills Facilitator to join our team at Yale and Bersham.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a dedicated team within Coleg Cambria to support study skills delivery that enables learners to progress and achieve. Successful applicants will have an understanding of the barriers learners may face, deploying support strategies that can make a difference. You will provide group sessions on key study skills topics and facilitate a range of learning activities. An important aspect of the role will be to support learners in a one-to-one setting, encouraging dialogue and through careful intervention develop strategies for creating positive outcomes.

You will work closely with Progress Coaches, tutors and other key staff and provide feedback on learner progress, updating reports and data as necessary. The post holder will work as part of a team and also support activities within a busy library environment and take ownership for key aspects of the service. You will have excellent IT skills and be comfortable utilising educational technologies and encouraging others to develop their own digital competencies. You will enjoy working with and supporting a diverse range of learners and be comfortable with learners of all abilities.

If you are passionate about transforming the lives of young people and those returning to education then we want to hear from you.

Essential Requirements
  • Qualified to a Level 3 or above
  • Proven experience of learner support in educational context
  • Experience of delivering training and engaging support sessions
  • Knowledge of learning strategies and differentiation to support individual learner progress
  • Effective use of technologies to support learning
  • It is essential you have strong literacy and numeracy skills at Level 2 or above.
  • Proficient in MS Office and ideally in Google application and using the internet.
  • You will be expected to demonstrate a passion for empowering and enabling young people.
  • It is essential you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a strong team player, displaying energy and enthusiasm in the learning environment.

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

The promotion of the welsh language is an essential part of the work we do. Applicants are welcome to submit an application in Welsh. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favorably than an application submitted in English.

Application forms, explanatory material, information about the interview process and assessment methods and job descriptions all available in Welsh.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Roles are normally advertised with a salary range. If you are offered a role at the college, relevant experience will be taken into consideration to determine your starting salary.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.
Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On site nursery provision at our Deeside site

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants