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Progress Coach - Yale 6th Form

Posted: 16 Jun 2021 Closes: 12 Jul 2021
Yale, Wales Competitive
Permanent & Full-time CLC_2775

Coleg Cambria
Application Deadline
Monday, July 12, 2021
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Coleg Cambia: An Introduction

At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having already achieved an 'Excellent' in our recent Estyn inspection and won a Platinum Corporate Standard Health at Work Award, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.

Job Summary

Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title: Progress Coach X 3

Location: Yale 6th Form

Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent

Salary: £20,570 - £24,276 salary will be based on a salary assessment and experience.

Coleg Cambria are now looking for a number of Progress Coaches to join our team at our 6th form at our Yale site in Wrexham.

As a Progress Coach at Coleg Cambria you will be responsible for working alongside our teaching staff to ensure that all learners receive the very best learning experience possible. This position will be supporting learners on our A Level programmes.

You will work with a caseload of learners to help them develop appropriate strategies so that they can remain engaged in learning and help them to become resilient, resourceful, and develop an appetite for success and progression.

Progress Coaches at Coleg Cambria are expected to monitor attendance, set targets, liaise with parents and carers and act as the learners advocate when dealing with internal and external agencies. You will also support their wellbeing, promote positive mental health, and help them to make the right life choices.

If you are passionate about transforming the lives of young people who may not have had the best experience in learning or life then we want to hear from you.

Essential Requirements
  • Qualified to a Level 3 in a relevant subject area
  • You will ideally be a qualified teacher and hold either a PGCE, Cert ED or C&G 7407 or be willing to work towards
  • It is essential you have strong literacy and numeracy skills at Level 2 or above.
  • Proficient in MS Office and ideally in Google application and using the internet.
  • You will be expected to demonstrate a passion for empowering and enabling young people.
  • It is essential you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a strong team player, displaying energy and enthusiasm in the learning environment.
Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Closing date for applications : 12/07/21


Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On Site Nursery Provision

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants
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