Learner Coach

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Work Based Learning, Government Funded Training, Private Sector Training
Other Wales
Pontypridd and Bridgend
£18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Itec Skills and Employment
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Itec Skills and Employment was established over 30 years ago to meet emerging skills gaps; today we have grown to become one of Wales's largest and highest performing training provider. Working pan Wales, we support over 1000 employers and 5,000+ learners every year through a range of training and employment services. Our success has been built around the recruitment of talented people working to a consistent set of core values.

Employee Ownership Trust
Itec is an employee owned organisation. Our unique status allows our employees to have greater engagement and ownership in the future growth and success of Itec. At Itec we are passionate about our people and collaborative in the way we work.

As an Employee Owned business, our people are our main asset, and everyone has a say in the direction that the business is heading. As a valued employee owner, you will be entitled to receive the below corporate benefits:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• Life Assurance
• Personal development and career opportunities
• Eyesight care scheme
• Gym Membership
• NUS discount card
• Cycle to work scheme
• Travel expenses and business mileage
• Being an Employee Owner as part of the EOT

The most tangible advantage of being an Employee Ownership Trust is our annual bonus; this percentage is determined by the overall performance of the organisation and subject to qualifying criteria.

Learner Coach

What are the core responsibilities of this role?
• Working with youth learners (16-18 year olds) engaging, motivating and supporting them to build their employability skills and successfully complete their learning programme.
• Responsible for completing interviews with young people interested in entering our traineeship programme
• Accountable for conducting group inductions with young people starting at our centre
• Accountable for providing a learner led individual service through the planning, monitoring and reviewing of each learners progress
• Working as part of a team, effectively liaising with colleagues to provide individualised learner support

What skills and experience are we looking for from potential applicants?
• Professional and articulate with effective communication skills
• Experience and knowledge of working with disengaged youths and challenging behaviour
• Good knowledge of safeguarding requirements within youth provisions
• Ability to motivate and inspire young people starting on their career paths
• Passionate about working with young people and making a difference
• Exceptionally organised with the ability to work to multiple deadlines and priorities

Desirable criteria
• Welsh speaking would be advantageous

This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company

The successful appointment will need to be self-registered with the Education Workforce Council as a Work-Based Learning Practitioner

Salary Banding: £18,000 - £23,000
Location: Pontypridd and Bridgend

Itec operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Itec Skills and Employment
Tel: 02920 663800
Contact: HR Department

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