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Skills Coach - Functional Skills

We are seeking a Skills Coach to be responsible for the pastoral support and delivery of outstanding teaching and learning for learners. Ensuring as many learners achieve their Functional Skills qualifications as possible and supporting additional learning needs using a range of teaching and coaching methods embracing digital technology.

Department
Functional Skills
Location
Derby
Responsible to
Head of Functional Skills and Additional Learning Support
Posted
Monday September 6, 2021
Key duties

People:

  • Work in partnership with Vocational Coaches to support effective delivery to learners

Quality & Compliance:

  • Ensure all learners in your team have completed the diagnostic assessments to gain an understanding of both Functional Skills and SEN needs. Carry out the diagnostics where appropriate.
  • Manage a caseload of SEN and Functional Skills learners to ensure they have the appropriate support to complete all qualifications.
  • Research and make use of special facilities and/or equipment to remove barriers to learning and fully utilise tools such as Do-it-Profiler and BKSB.
  • Undertake exam invigilation, in-line with company policy, and ensure special measures are implemented for eligible learners with ALS ensuring awarding body compliance
  • Support learners to achieve their qualifications in accordance with agreed targets and timescales.
  • Deliver high quality teaching, coaching, assessing through blended learning to verifying skills, knowledge and competence of learners
  • Be accountable for the accurate tracking and reporting of learner progress against plan using digital portfolio

Stakeholders:

  • Work with Curriculum Managers to develop a wide range of resources to support learners with ALS and Functional Skills needs.
  • Provide high levels of customer service to learners and employers at all times
  • Support internal stakeholders with accurate forecasting of learner activity and providing information and documents as required
  • Actively participate with external stakeholders such as audit reviews or quality inspections

Growth:

  • Ensure funding is maximised for supporting learners via ALS
  • Activity promote additional services to employers and learners
Skills and Experience
  • 2 years experience in teaching functional skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Proven ability to deliver via computer
  • Experience with SEN/ALS

 

Qualifications
  • Level 2 math and English Language
  • Teaching qualification (PTLLS,CET) preferred

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