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Attendance, Progress and Academic Skills Coach

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Attendance, Progress and Academic Skills Coach

Hours 35 hours per week / 36 weeks per year (term time only)
Contract Type: Temporary from 20 September 2024 to 30 June 2025 or the return of the postholder whichever is soonest.
Salary: £26,393 Pro Rata, Per Annum

Reference Number: APAS

We are looking to appoint individuals with the skills, knowledge and experience to develop the role and use it to champion and support the most disadvantaged students by ensuring that all barriers to academic progress are removed.

The role requires you to act, where necessary, in the role of a mentor in terms of supporting high engagement with all elements of the Study Programme and a positive attitude to learning.

This role is ideal for anyone who has the desire to make a meaningful impact on the lives of our most disadvantaged young people by ensuring that each has a comprehensive and individualised package of support.

The role complements the work undertaken by other cross-college support teams, and will require a high level of communication particularly with the Tutor team and the Learning Support and Student Engagement Team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* To monitor and support attendance and progress to interact and gain support from parents/carers where appropriate to promote attendance, engagement, and achievement.
* To support students whose attendance has resulted in missed learning and to monitor the student catching up work.
* To use ProMonitor and provide targeted support and intervention to raise each student’s achievement and aspirations.
* To work with the Careers Team and Work Placement Team, to support and encourage students to engage with work experience placements, and / careers events and university open days.
* To work with all staff connected with each student including teachers, personal tutors and the Student Support. and Engagement team-to implement a coordinated and personalised strategy to drive achievement and communicate with parents/guardians where appropriate.

Generous staff benefits.

* Regular Staff Physical Activity Sessions and reduced-price gym membership
Cycle to Work Scheme
Family-friendly policies
Free eye tests and contribution to VDU-use-only glasses
Several food outlets with a variety of menu choices
A full range of discounted professional Hair & Beauty services provided by the Academy Salon
Professional bakery offering a variety of fresh breads, cakes, and ready meals.
Employee Assistance Programme with a 24/7/365 helpline for advice and support
* Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 10 July 2024

Shortlisting Date: TBC
Interview Date: TBC

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