Employability Coach

Great Oaks College is an expanding specialist independent college in its third year of operation. We are co-located within Oaklands School, a new state of the art, purpose built premises located in Gresham Road, Hounslow, close to Osterley Tube Station.

The college provides further educational opportunities to students aged 19-24 with moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties or autism. We run three Pathways, Vocational, Life and Living and Engagement for Life.

We are looking to employ an Employability Coach for our Students with excellent skills in liaising with employers. We are interested to hear from you if you have relevant experience in working with children or young adults with SEN.

Our Vocational Students are working towards the development of skills that they need to prepare them for paid employment. Students have access to work experience on site including Horticulture, Catering, and Facilities Management. Students also access external work placements in the community. We expect most students to work towards becoming independent travelers.

We believe that all of our students are capable of making outstanding progress and we want to appoint individuals who share our beliefs. Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role and the skills/experience needed.

We offer a comprehensive Induction, Inset and CPD programme for our staff, a pension scheme and other wellbeing benefits including an employee assistance programme.

Great Oaks College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and anyone applying to work at the college is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the College Website on https://greatoakscollege.com/

To apply, please complete and email the application form to hr@greatoakscollege.com

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

Closing Date: Friday, 30th June 2023

Interview Date: Thursday, 6th July 2023

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Type: Permanent Term Time plus 2 weeks

Pay Scale: Scale SO1, points 21-25 (full time salary £34,071  to £36,417 pro rata)

Actual Salary: £31,163 – £33,309 per year

Hours of work: 08:00 – 16:00 36.25 h a week (Monday to Friday).

CV’s will not be accepted.


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