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Job Coach – Foundation & High Needs

Application deadline
August 4, 2024 10:00 pm
High Needs
Employment type
35 hours per week over 39 weeks per year
Telford College - Wellington, Telford
Reporting to
Director of Additional Needs and Inclusion
Potential interview date
Vacancy reference
About the role

We are seeking a Job Coach in our high needs department to support with programmes with our partners in the community. Working face to face with our learners within their working environment to support them develop skillsets for the future.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure effective job coaching whilst supporting students with disabilities within the workplace.
  • Implement “Systematic Instruction” training whilst supporting students with disabilities within the workplace.
  • Liaise effectively with the employer and Telford College staff.
Skills, knowledge and expertise

Qualifications and training

  • Level 2 qualification (GCSE A* – C, or equivalent) in maths and English or a willingness to attain these qualifications with the support of the College is essential.

Skills and expertise

  • The ability to orally communicate effectively with students
  • Good general health to carry out the role
  • Excellent communication skills
How to Apply

We look forward to receiving your application and knowing more about your qualifications, skills, personal qualities and experience that you would bring to the role and to Telford College. Please take time to review the job description.

Please complete the online application form with details of your full employment history (since leaving school, including education, employment and voluntary work) including reasons for any gaps in employment. This should also include a statement of the personal qualities and experience you believe are relevant to your suitability for the post and how this meets the job description and person specification requirements. Your application form will be re-produced in a standard format by the system (without personal identifiers) to assist us in our anonymised shortlisting process.

Under Section 7 of SVGA 2006 it is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. The college’s safeguarding policies are available here. Under KCSIE (keeping children safe in education) guidance the college is committed to all pre-employment safeguarding checks, including online checks and candidate history. Therefore, please note upon clicking to apply you agree for these checks to be completed.