Functional SKills Coach (West Sussex)

Job ID : 879

Functional Skills Coach
West Sussex
Salary: Negotiable up to £23,000
Mileage paid at 45p from home
Benefits package
Full Time / Permanent Role


Our client is a leading UK Training Provider Organisation who offer a range of programs including Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Distance learning courses. 
Due to ongoing growth, this organisation has a new vacancy for a Functional Skills Coach in the West Sussex region.
The Functional Skills Coach will 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.  
Applicants must have experience of delivering Maths and English to Level 2, and experience with ALS is preferred.
The role will involve travelling around the West Sussex region, delivering training in Learners workplaces. 


Knowledge and Desirable experience: Experience teaching and/or supporting NEET learners Understanding of complex safeguarding needs  Working knowledge of supporting ALS and Functional Skills learners  Experience in developing lesson plans, content and curriculum to deliver training with a focus on Functional Skills and addressing additional learning needs Experience in working with learners with mental ill health and or Special Education Needs and Disabilities Desirable Qualifications: Level 4 Certificate in Supporting the Learning of Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training (or equivalent) Level 4 Information, Advice and Guidence Full driving licence (mandatory)  Relevant teaching qualification Level 2 English and maths Skills Counselling & Information, Advice and Guidance Organisational skills and a sound attention to detail  Competent in the use and purpose of technology with strong IT skills in Microsoft office, learner management systems and Virtual learning environments Excellent written, verbal and communication Excellent numeracy Ability to manage targets and deadlines  Positive influencing
THE ROLE – MAIN DUTIES Work in partnership with Vocational Coaches to support effective delivery to learners 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  Conduct timely progress reviews with all learner in your caseload in line with delivery model and stakeholder requirements  Work with Curriculum Managers to develop a wide range of resources to support learners with ALS and Functional Skills needs. Encourage and motivate learners to achieve targets Actively participate with external stakeholders such as audit reviews or quality inspections  Promote a positive and professional image of the company and all of the services it delivers through excellent customer service

Salary : 19000
Country : United Kingdom
Region : West Sussex

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