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Academic Advocate

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Teaching Personnel are working with our Client College based in Scunthorpe who are looking for an Academic Advocate to work in their College on a Full Time basis, with an immediate start. This role will be to cover a 10 week phased return but could offer a permanent opportunity for the successful candidate.

Purpose of the Role

To promote a high culture for learning and challenge within the College. To act as first point of contact for students and delivering strong pastoral support to an assigned cohort. Deliver a robust tutorial programme to first and second year students. Monitoring student attendance ensuring appropriate support students experiencing difficulties. To complement the work of academic teaching staff and provide study skills support and curriculum interventions, to ensure all learners develop outstanding academic skills.

To facilitate students' independence, resilience and critical thinking skills to ensure students attain their target grades. To track the progress of each learner within an allocated case load of students in respect of target grades and integrate appropriate academic support plans to enable successful student outcomes.

Pastoral Support:

  • Be the first point of contact for students
  • Support students throughout all aspects of their learner journey starting with the initial interview process, enrolment and progression beyond college.
  • Provide pastoral support to a caseload of students and signpost to areas of support in college as and when required
  • Take appropriate action for the welfare and safeguarding of students in accordance with the College's safeguarding policy
  • Responsible for a cohort of first and second year students (monitoring attendance, performance and student behaviour)
  • Provide reports to Senior Academic Advocate (SAA) around attendance, retention and in year progress of allocated case load of students
  • To develop students resilience through support and workshops to enable successful student outcomes/positive progression.
  • Work alongside SAA to support students who have been identified as requiring support/intervention.
  • Adhere to all college policies effectively to support pastoral work e.g. attendance, behaviour, drugs and alcohol policy, safeguarding policy etc.
  • Attend case conferences; recording actions and targets from these and checking/reviewing actions and targets to ensure loops are closed.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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Please contact Dave Yates on 01522 244682

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

For details of our privacy policy, please see teachingpersonnel.com/privacy-notice



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