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Pastoral Coach

Tycoch Road, Sketty, Swansea, Glamorgan, SA2 9EB
Gower College Swansea
Full Time
£21,579.00 - £23,490.00 Per Annum
27th July 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
20th August 2022 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1259929

Pastoral Coach

Reference: JUL20222681

Expiry date: 23:59, Fri, 19th Aug 2022

Location: Swansea

Salary: £21,579.00 - £23,490.00 Per Annum

Benefits: 28 days holiday, plus 5 closure days and 8 bank holidays, Local Government Pension scheme, a range of employee benefits including salary sacrifice schemes, staff discounts and free parking

Duration: Until June 2023

An exciting opportunity has come up to work supporting learners in a new way. We are seeking to appoint a highly organised, experienced individuals to join our very busy Learning Area Teams in providing pastoral coaching for learners and support for personal tutors.

Your main area of responsibility is to proactively work with learners and college tutors to improve attendance, retention and attainment and address general behaviour issues, with a key responsibility of checking and reporting on learner attendance.

You will also work alongside other support services to provide a creative flexible extra curriculum offer which will be tailored for learners needs.

You will hold or be working towards a degree or level 4 qualification and have 5 GCSEs grade C or equivalent. You must also be prepared to work towards a peer mentoring qualification.

You will need excellent organisation and problem solving skills, the ability to work flexibly under pressure, as well as excellent attention to detail.

Past experience of working with young people will be required, as well as experience of arranging activities and presenting.

In addition, you will need to demonstrate excellent I.T. and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively both internally and externally with stakeholders both in person and virtually. Welsh Language Skills – Level 3 Speaking & Listening are desirable for this post.

Flexibility is essential to work across different College sites and on weekends and evenings when necessary.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will be treated no less favourably than applications submitted in English. Gower College Swansea recognises the importance of delivering its services in Welsh and recognises the need to grow its bilingual workforce. We therefore encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate good Welsh Language skills

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and require registration with the Education Workforce Council for Wales.

Please note that we are expecting a high volume applicants for this vacancy. If we do, we may close the post before the specified date, therefore an early application is recommended.

Appointments will normally be made to the bottom of the salary scale with annual increments on 1st August each year (subject to a start date before 1st February).   


Safeguarding Statement:

Gower College Swansea is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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