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Academic Coaches

Academic Coaches

Salary: £25,412 – £27,747 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent                           

Hours: 37 hours per week (Part time may be considered)

Location: All Campuses

We are looking for Academic Coaches to support our learners with developing their knowledge and skills to help support their preparation for exams and assessment. This role is suitable for experienced teachers, those aspiring to become teachers in the future, under-graduates and graduates.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver effective support sessions on the 16-19 Tuition Programme, which may include timetabled lessons, 1-2-1 tutorials or occasional classroom support;
  • Thoroughly prepare suitable teaching, learning and assessment materials for the 16-19 Tuition Programme, making good use of a variety and appropriate learning and teaching methods;
  • Have available an up-to-date scheme of learning (showing methods of delivery and embedded cross-cutting themes) for each course/group taught and to lodge a copy of this information with the appropriate Assistant Director by the start of the course; and
  • Promote the welfare of children and young people.

Key Person Specification Requirements:

  • Level 4/Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant qualification or working towards;
  • GCSE Grade C (4/5) or above in English and Maths;
  • Experience of working and communicating effectively with young people;
  • Experience of working in a supportive environment;
  • Ability to work with empathy and sensitivity; and
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Enhanced DBS check. 

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

If you’re interested in this exciting role, you can apply by sending a completed application form to recruitment@ccsw.ac.uk by 9am on 22 February 2023.

The selection process will take place on 2 March 2023.

Benefits:

  • Access to world-class facilities;
  • Extensive upskilling and professional development opportunities;
  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension scheme;
  • 35 days holiday (plus bank holidays);
  • College ‘Count Me In’ social platform;
  • Employee benefit platform;
  • Onsite fitness and childcare facilities;
  • Onsite Costa, café, shop, restaurants, hair and beauty salon; and
  • Free onsite parking

If you wish to discuss any aspects of the role prior to making an application, then please email recruitment@ccsw.ac.uk where arrangements will be made for a discussion.  

Cheshire College South and West is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to provide a DBS Disclosure, Right to Work evidence and original qualification certificates. References will also be sought.

About Us

Cheshire College – South & West is the largest provider of post-16 education in the region, offering exciting opportunities to over 11,000 learners and 1,000 Apprentices, who all have access to world-class facilities as a result of a £120m investment in the latest technology and real working environments, at modern Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester.  

Cheshire College is a dynamic, high quality and financially robust College, which provides learners with the skills, experience and qualifications that will prepare them for their future career or higher-level study, encouraging them to become confident individuals who will make valuable contributions to businesses and the local economy.  

There is a fantastic atmosphere at our three Campuses in Crewe, Ellesmere Port and Chester, providing an environment to get involved in exciting activities and an opportunities for learners to make new friends.  

Ellesmere Port Campus  

Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning. As well as our modern classrooms, the Ellesmere Port Campus boasts:  

  • Award-winning restaurant, The Academy; 
  • Mock aircraft cabin; 
  • Fitness gym; 
  • Hair, beauty and barbering salons; and 
  • Professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops. 

Crewe Campus

Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning. As well as our modern classrooms, the Crewe Campus boasts:

  • A multi-purpose sports hall;
  • Climbing wall;
  • Fitness gym;
  • TV and radio studios with specialist equipment;
  • Mock aircraft cabin;
  • Award-winning restaurant, The Academy;
  • Hair, beauty and barbering salons; and
  • Professional Centre Stage theatre and engineering and construction workshops.

Chester Campus

Our impressive facilities are the perfect place for learners to meet new friends and be immersed in an environment that is ideal for learning. As well as our modern classrooms, the Chester Campus boasts:

  • Impressive Art and Design Workshops;
  • Science Laboratories;
  • Motor Vehicle Workshop with four vehicle ramps;
  • Strong links with  local Employers such as Vauxhall Motors, SP Energy Networks, Ecolab and Unilever to ensure learners have access to work placements and industry professionals; and
  • Access to 4K video recording equipment and specialist software applications
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