Group Company :
Citizen Services - ILE
Interserve Learning & Employment is part of Interserve, one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies.
A successful, growing, business, it is a leader in innovative workforce development solutions for our customers and a great place to work for our people.
We have a strong position delivering excellence to employers in support of their talent attraction and people development strategies and upskilling workforces in key sectors of the U.
K. economy delivering intermediate and high level Apprenticeships in targeted industries such as Passenger Services, Telecoms, Hair & Barbering, Merchanting & Trade Supplies, Childcare and Business Administration & Management.
Our experienced team, of almost 400 dedicated people, provides tailored support in a range of situations, helping to address skills shortages and succession planning for employers using their apprenticeship levy while providing excellent opportunities and career progression with industry leading qualifications for individuals.
Whatever challenges an organisation or individual faces, when they come to us, they receive flexible support and the right expertise to make sure they get the most appropriate outcome.
Teaching and Learning Coaches will be responsible for supporting teaching staff individually and in teams to improve and to achieve outstanding teaching and learning practice.
You will focus on the development of teacher practice and how it impacts student learning by implementing and guiding job-embedded professional development that is standards-based and results-driven.
Specific Duties of this post :
To work with teaching staff and support a culture of openness and ambition for excellence in teaching, learning and assessment practice
To undertake lesson observations (ungraded and graded) and the creation of aligned action plans
To deploy a range of coaching methods, and to develop reflective practice in all teaching staff
To lead the improvements in standards of teaching, learning and assessment improving student experience and outcomes
Identify staff members who are not progressing or not showing willingness to change
Main responsibilities of this post :
Work closely with the ILE senior management team to develop and deliver the strategic objectives of the CBC project with specific leadership responsibilities for teaching and learning
Work collaboratively with other ILE coaches in the college to further the improvement agenda
To be able to affect change outcomes through influencing and gaining buy-in from incumbent staff members.
To guide and facilitate :
a. Be involved with, and take a lead where appropriate, on the development of Teaching, Learning and Assessment cours content and material development.
b. Planning and delivery of on-going, job embedded continuing professional development of the colleges Teaching staff, where teaching staff support each other’s professional growth and focus on the colleges unique goals and needs.
c.Lead training sessions on Teaching, Learning and Assessment
Team and classroom collaboration which produces shared understandings and thoughtful development of reflective practice.
Purposefully made instructional decisions (standards based instruction and assessment; differentiation; analysis of student work; effective feedback)
Promote collaboration of teaching staff, to monitor effectively and adjust delivery so that equity is assured and so that all students meeting rigorous standards with a focus on planning, teaching, and achievement.
Undertake job-embedded professional learning, such as mentoring, coaching, feedback, study groups, peer observation, and learning teams.
Lead the development of new learning strategies and support the effective use of learning technologies.
Evaluates the implementation and impact of professional learning on teacher practices, continuous improvement, and student learning.
To work closely with other members of the team and provide regular updates and report on progress against agreed targets and actions
Develop, promote and engage with all teaching staff in innovative methods of sharing good practice and the sharing of resources
Ensure that documentation supporting teaching, learning and assessment (schemes of work, lesson plans, assessment plans) meet defined standards
Ensure that the colleges approach to teaching, learning and assessment are aligned to the standards defined in SSS Institutional Review
To play an active role in supporting the colleges quality assurance processes for teaching, learning and assessment
Accepts other duties as assigned by the Line Manager
Knowledge Skills & Experience
Recognised Teaching qualification such as PCGE or equivalent Teaching qualification such as qualified teacher status in home country (desirable)
Relevant BA / BSc (essential)
MA / MSc (essential)
Coaching qualifications (desirable)
Ideally qualified in the one of the following areas :
Computer technology : technical support, networks technology, computer software
Mechanical Technology : hydraulic & Pneumatic
Management technology : office management, accounting, marketing
Automotive : engines & vehicles
Electrical Technology : electrical power technology, electrical machines and equipment
Electronic Technology : Industrial electronics and control
Knowledge & Experience
At least 5 years’ relevant experience in developed country (essential)
Proven experience of managing change, engaging others with a focus on successful outcomes for students
Skills / Aptitude
Must be able to read and write an acceptable level of English
Energetic, dynamic and solution focussed
Highly developed interpersonal, motivational and influencing skills
Demonstrate professionalism, credibility and authority in managing teaching, learning and assessment in a fully supportive and engaging manner
Demonstrable skills in the delivery of outstanding learning, teaching and assessment practice
Proven track record of continuous professional development
Record of outstanding teaching practice
Willingness to learn, improve and adapt
Must be able to present technical information in a non-technical manner
Must have experience of teaching and assessing in a Vocational College setting including :
Teacher performance monitoring and feedback.
One to one coaching and motivating.
Professional development planning and delivery.
Curriculum improvement planning.
Ability to plan, prioritise objectives and collaborate within a wider team
Flexible can do attitude
Additional Project Requirements
Must be able to read and write an acceptable level of English.
Arabic speakers are highly sought after
Ability to work within the cultural conventions of a Technical and Vocational College