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PLA Landbased

Moreton Morrell, Warwick CV35 9BL, UK
Warwickshire College Group
Full Time
£20,747 - £22,738 pro rata, per annum
28th November 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
20th January 2023 01:29 PM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1290996

Background to the Post

The Personal Learning Advisor (PLA) is responsible for delivering tutorials to groups of learners and individuals to meet study programme requirements. This includes monitoring the progress of students, delivering the pastoral tutorial programme; and providing support by signposting the students to other support services in the college. PLA’s will work with a defined caseload of individuals and cohorts of learners.

The PLA will report directly to an identified Head of Department and receive direction, support and supervision from the Tutorial Manager for tutorials for standardisation of practice, training and development.

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.

WCG has a comprehensive staff training program, offering leadership training for those wanting to progress and an employee health and wellbeing programme to support our staff when they need it most.

Place of Work: Moreton Morrell College

Our Moreton Morrell campus offers a centre dedicated to veterinary nursing, as well as a large animal welfare centre. There is also a Construction facility with an open workshop area for brickwork, carpentry and multi-skilling. The working farm on site attracts members of the public to our lambing event that takes place every year.

Intercampus transport is provided with good links to and from Royal Leamington Spa College

Essential Attainments:

  • A professional, academic or vocational qualification at Level 3 or above in the subject area where you will be working.
  • English language qualification at Level 2 (e.g. GCSE) or above or a willingness to undergo personal skills development to achieve Level 2 English during the first 12 months of the post.
  • Experience of working with and supporting young people under 19 years old within the broad context of education.
  • Ability to make own travel arrangements to all sites of Warwickshire College.
  • Demonstrate excellent IT skills and have previous experience of using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Effective administration skills and the ability to maintain accurate records.

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • A flexible, enthusiastic and proactive approach.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a willingness to work with colleagues at every level across the organisation.
  • An ability to work well within a team and to relate to both staff and students.
  • Willingness to undertake necessary training.
  • Patient and non-judgemental in approach.
  • Ability to empathise and employ listening skills.
  • Self-motivated and the ability to motivate students to achieve goals.
  • Ability to manage own workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of Equality and Diversity.
  • 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.


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

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