• Location: Ial,
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  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh
  • Closing Date: 13 March, 2024 12:00 AM

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Progress Coach                CC/2553

Progress Coach CC/2553

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: Progress Coach

Location: Yale

Contract Type: Full time, Fixed Term (End of December 2024)

Salary: £24,590 - £28,477 salary will be based on a salary assessment and experience.

Coleg Cambria are now looking for a Progress Coach to join our team.

As a Progress Coach at Coleg Cambria you will work in collaboration with a team of Progress Coaches, the wider curriculum team and the college support services to ensure that all learners receive the very best learning experience possible. This position will be supporting groups of learners during their weekly timetabled progress sessions and beyond.

You will work with a caseload of learners to help them develop appropriate strategies so that they can remain engaged in learning and help them to become resilient, resourceful, and develop an appetite for success and progression.

Progress Coaches at Coleg Cambria, together with the wider curriculum team, monitor attendance, set targets, liaise with parents and carers and act as the learners advocate when dealing with internal and external agencies. You will also support their wellbeing, promote positive mental health, and help them to make the right life choices.

If you are passionate about transforming the lives of young people who may not have had the best experience in learning or life then we want to hear from you.

Essential Requirements
  • Educated to Degree level or Level 3 (for identified subjects) in a relevant subject area
  • 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.
  • Understanding of the range of needs of learners in an educational setting
  • Ability to demonstrate experience of coaching and mentoring learners / young people.

Welsh language is desirable for this role

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

Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave