Teaching and Learning Coach

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 31-05-2022
  • Location: Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE
  • Salary: £30,208 to £35,012 per annum
  • Benefits: Staff discounts, Gym access


Plumpton College is developing as a leading land-based education provider offering a wide range of high-quality learning opportunities across further and higher education. We foster creative and innovative pedagogical practices among our teaching staff, ultimately seeking to improve student outcomes.

The Teaching and Learning Coach takes a leading role in supporting the continuous professional development of teaching staff, helping them to maximise their potential as outstanding professional educators. The Coach supports staff through one to one coaching and mentoring sessions, peer observation of teaching and learning, team teaching as well as planning for and delivery of CPD sessions to groups of teachers. 

Committed to our College values, the successful candidate will have a track record of supporting the pedagogical development of staff through coaching and mentoring. They will be flexible in their approach, working effectively with staff from a variety of backgrounds.  They have will have experience in a variety of subject/vocational areas.

The ideal candidate will have at least a Level 5 qualification in education and training or equivalent. They will also hold a Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring or equivalent or be willing to achieve this qualification within 12 months.   

They will illustrate a commitment to regular CPD, keeping abreast of the most current pedagogical research and strategies that positively impact student outcomes. They will be a clear communicator, professional and a confident team player with a strong desire to drive forward educational standards. They will also be flexible with working hours, as some evening work will be required.

This is a permanent full-time position but part time positions will also be considered.  As well as a competitive salary, the successful candidate can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 37 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and free on-site parking. We offer excellent teacher training and CPD opportunities to our teaching staff.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and return it to recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

Applying for this role...

Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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