Student Welfare Coordinator - term time (FTC)

Job Description

Who we are:

Activate Learning is a pioneering education group with a global reach, committed to transforming lives through our approach to learning.

We see our employees as individuals, empowering them to make the right choices for their ambitions and careers. We value our people as vital to our continued success and aspire to a diverse, open and inclusive environment that provides the motivation for everyone to pursue their career goals and flourish.

When you work for Activate Learning, you're working for an organisation that provides you with the advantages of a large employer, a trusted partner in your career development, and a transformational way of working whilst also investing in building a community environment for everyone.

Together, we will bring out the best version of yourself.

About the role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed LLDD Student Welfare Coordinator to join our Lifeskills team based at our Surrey College campus' in Guildford and Merrist Wood.

The purpose of the role is to help ensure retention and achievement of students receiving Additional Learning Support within Lifeskills Faculty. This includes our 16-19 programme, monitoring pastoral needs and working with the team to ensure best practice and support the transition into our programmes for internal and external learners.

Collaboration is key within this role both within the Lifeskills faculty and with wider College Group services. Helping to ensure that students with learning support (High Needs) and other care needs are adequately provided for by supporting the Lifeskills faculty team. You will work closely with a dedicated team of people committed to making a difference to High Needs leaners.

This position is a fixed-term until July 2025, 37 hour per week, term time only (0.84 FTE)

What do you need to be successful as a Student Welfare Coordinator at Activate Learning?

A minimum GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above is essential, along with an understanding of the need for a student-centred approach and ability to offer varying support strategies to cover diverse learning needs.

A proven track record of providing a student centre approach and the ability to offer varying support strategies to cover a diverse range of learning needs. You will have excellent understanding/experience working with a range of learners including: MLD, PMLD and SEMH.

You will also be able to develop creative and innovative strategies to deal effectively with learners with a range of needs.

Why work with the Activate Learning Group?

Here are some of our benefits:

  • Enrolment into generous pensions schemes
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Excellent on-site facilities including free onsite parking, refectory facilities, Hair and Beauty salons
  • An extensive Learning and Development programme with a range of CPD opportunities
  • Specialised support and development for teaching staff
  • Access to qualified coaches for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Flexible working opportunities, where appropriate
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including access to the Fika and Everymind app
  • Mental Health support including access to Mental Health First Aiders
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee resource groups
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Refer a friend vacancy incentive
  • Access to student discount programmes

Applicants should apply at the earliest opportunity, closed vacancies will prevent application form submission.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis, we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and expect all our staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, we do not sponsor work permits. Work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates who meet or exceed minimum criteria, regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity. Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

Recruitment agencies who submit unsolicited CVs to any partner or employee at Activate Learning, have no authority to enter into an arrangement. Recruitment agencies engaging with Activate Learning Talent Team will be on our PSL.