Work Placement Coach

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Further Education
South West England
Other Gloucestershire
£20,892 to £22,938 per annum
Salary Description:
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Job Ref:

Work Placement Coach

Post Number: REQ000299

Filton Campus

Salary Range: £20,892.00-£22,938.00 pro rata per annum

( Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience) Term Time Only Contracts will occur a salary adjustment if the start date is after 1st September

Contract Type: Term time only, Permanent

Hours: 37

South Gloucestershire & Stroud College has an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects - from business to sport, engineering to media, GCSE's and A Levels to degree level courses.

Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be. We are currently working hard to achieve "Outstanding" status after being classified as "Good" in our first inspection.

SGS College have an exciting opportunity for a work placement coach at our Filton campus.

A confident and enthusiastic person, with excellent organisation and communication skills is required to join the Work Placement Team. You will require a passion for developing learners' employability skills and will support and inspire them in finding relevant work placements. You will be given designated groups of learners to work with so the ability to manage your own workload and show initiative is crucial. You will have the ability to mediate, be persuasive and deal with sensitive situations. You will be expected to visit employers on a regular basis so a driver's licence is essential. Good I.T. skills are also needed. Previous applicants need not apply.

The primary duties, tasks and responsibilities of this job role are to:

- Promote the benefits of work experience to learners and employers

- Work with learners on a 1:1 basis and in groups

- Be in regular contact with employers during the learners' placement

- Work closely with curriculum staff to monitor learner performance

- Complete a Health & Safety checklist of employer

- Track, monitor and feedback on learner progress

- Develop and maintain links with employers

- Administration and keeping up-to-date records

Why choose SGS College?

You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the LGPS/Teachers Pension scheme, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.

If you are interested in this position please complete an online application form by clicking on apply.

Closing Date: Sunday 13 June 2021

Expected Interview Date: Thursday 24 June 2021

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children's Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.


Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Tel: 08455 643 080
Contact: Richard Lawes

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