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Assistant Team Leader for Prince's Trust (Worcestershire and Herefordshire)

College
Warwickshire College Group
Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Salary
£18,278 - £20,225 per annum
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
22nd February 2023 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1282006
Job Reference
NG10663
Start Date
As soon as possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1282006

Background to the Post

Warwickshire College Group works in partnerships with the Prince’s Trust to deliver the Team Programme. This provision is offered at a variety of locations according to demographic need and WCG has recently launched the Team programme in Worcestershire and Herefordshire. In addition WCG also delivers the programme in neighbouring counties; Coventry and Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Birmingham. This post will be based in Worcestershire & Herefordshire.

The programme is specifically designed to engage with 16-25 year olds who are not in education, employment or training (NEETs) and provides them with an opportunity to reengage in learning, participate in community projects, team work and individual work placements. Participants to the programme may exhibit challenging behaviours and the post holder will be expected to work effectively with this group. The programme gives young people a unique opportunity to work as a team in undertaking worthwhile and challenging activities.


Why Work With Us?

Imagine working for an employer that has a positive impact on the lives of thousands of students every year. That could be you.

We offer careers in teaching, educational support and pastoral care and brilliant opportunities within our professional Corporate and Commercial Services departments. The opportunities here are almost endless and can be full time, term time only, part time.

We are one of the largest higher and further education colleges in the country with just under 15,000 students and around 1,300 staff. That’s a lot of people and people are our key to success.

Essential Attainments:

  • GCSE Grade C or above in English and Mathematics, or Level 2 equivalent qualification.
  • An appropriate professional qualification at Level 2 (e.g. GCSEs Grades A-C, Level 2 NVQ, Level 2 Diploma or equivalent qualifications).
  • Excellent IT skills including with experience with the following programmes: email, Word, PowerPoint, internet.
  • A First Aid qualification or willingness to gain this.
  • Previous experience of student support / working with students.
  • Previous experience of working with students with challenging behaviours and special educational needs.
  • Previous experience working in the following sectors/roles; youth leader, youth worker, youth mentor, youth instructor/coach, activities leader, sports coach, charity worker, education leader and SEN support or related positions.

Desirable Attainments:

  • Previous experience of working in Further Education with relevant Vocational background – Sport, Basic Skills, IT, Public Services or Art.
  • Previous experience working in the following sectors/roles; youth leader, youth worker, youth mentor, youth instructor/coach, activities leader, sports coach, charity worker, education leader and SEN support or related positions.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • A UK driving licence free of major endorsements and the use of a motor vehicle
  • Ability to motivate students to reach targets sets
  • Commitment to a high level of student achievement and to continuous quality
  • improvement
  • Supportive, positive and nonjudgemental attitude
  • Awareness of health and safety procedures or willingness to undertake training
  • Good administrative, organisational and record keeping skills
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written
  • Flexible and very responsive in approach to teaching and learning styles including experiential learning and enterprise
  • Be able to respond effectively to the student’s individual needs
  • Work effectively to deadlines
  • Empathy with students
  • Be prepared to work outdoors, off-site as appropriate
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of Equality and Diversity.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
  • Ability to demonstrate behaviours which support the Core Values of the College.

For a full job description including duties and responsibilities of the role, please see the job description attached below.

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Safeguarding Statement:

Warwickshire College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Warwickshire College Group

Warwickshire College Group