Learning Coach: Digital Technologies

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes
£21522 - £25706/annum . Excellent benefits
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Learning Coach, you will be supporting students throughout their time studying at Milton Keynes College. You will be holding 1:1 tutorials with students, involving them in Workshops and Study Support Sessions as well as providing them with the knowledge and skills for employment ensuring that they will leave the College “Work Ready”. You will be advising students on progression opportunities, including apprenticeships, Higher Education and employment applications.
As a successful candidate you will have…
- An ability to develop a high quality learning and student support environment that leads to sustained student learning
- An ability to engage and motivate students to deliver high performance outcomes in a further education environment
- The capacity to question, challenge, analyse and contextualise student performance to ensure success
- The experience to know when and how to make interventions to ensure student progress is successful and sustainable
- Experience of raising students’ ambition through coaching and target setting

- A good understanding of how technology can be used to enhance learning in a classroom and virtual context

- Experience of supporting a range of quality processes and systems

- An understanding of the role motivation plays in learning

- Excellent organisation, time management, team working and prioritisation skills

- Experience of working with both young people and adults

- Highly effective communication, feedback and presentation skills, both written and verbal

- Up to date knowledge of safeguarding, equality and diversity, health and safety and child protection legislation as it impacts on learning 
More about the rewards
25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays
Able to apply for an NUS Extra Card, offering a wide range of High Street Discounts
Local Government Pension Scheme
Just Add Fuel Car Salary Exchange Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
On-site Early Years Nursery
Discounts within The Graduate Salon and The Brasserie restaurant, based at Bletchley Campus
Continued Professional Development Opportunities
Cycle To Work Scheme
Free Parking at our main campuses
Employee Assistance Programme
Contributions towards Eye Tests for Visual Display users
Plus many more
More about the College
Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 – 18-year-old full-time students studying traditional A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education. In addition, the College delivers employability and key skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres and is one of the largest providers of Offender Learning in England, working with 28 prisons across the East Midlands, South Central and West Midlands.
Jobs at Milton Keynes College - Whatever your Direction
Milton Keynes College is a committed “safer recruitment” employer. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a stringent vetting process to include DBS for all positions.
We want to develop a more diverse workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community
Milton Keynes College is committed to promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore require a DBS check.
The College is proactively committed to Sustainable Development through the learning opportunities it delivers, its management of resources and its engagement with communities