Part-time, Part-year Progress Coach (covering long-term sickness absence)

Sparsholt College


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£21,213 - £22,508 pro rata

Under the direction of the Assistant Principal and in liaison with the Wellbeing Co-ordinator, you will be focusing upon learner retention and success by providing regular 1-1 support to enable learners to access all aspects of the College curriculum. In the first instance, this role will involve supporting students predominantly following vocational courses. The role is pivotal in contributing to the College achieving ‘outstanding’ levels of student retention and achievement by tracking and monitoring learner’s academic progress, attendance and welfare concerns. In addition, you will identify learners who are giving cause for concern, support learners to achieve their full potential, through appropriate mentoring as well as co-ordinating and delivering group pastoral and personal development activities.

As the role entails liaising with academic staff, students and parents you will need excellent communication skills as well as the ability to co-ordinate your own work load, being able to prioritise and multi-task as required.

The hours currently on offer are 22.5 hours per week during term time (40 weeks per year) to cover long-term sickness absence. The working pattern is Wednesday and Thursday 8.30 am – 5.00 pm and Friday 8.30 am – 4.30 pm with an hour unpaid break each day.

This post is based at the College’s Sparsholt campus

Closing Date: 30 November 2020

College Benefits:
• Eligibility to join a defined contribution pension scheme
• Free on-site parking
• Access to an employee assistance scheme
• Facility to purchase Sparsholt produce including: plants, fruit & vegetables, fish and game.
• Ability to access a range of CPD events and support with undertaking professional qualifications
• Various food outlets and eateries offering good value food and drink at competitive prices

There is a nursery on the Sparsholt campus operated by a commercial provider.


Sparsholt College



Ends on 30 Nov 2020

2 months ago