Coach Mentor Meadowbrook College, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Job description

Coach Mentors play a significant role in the development and delivery of Meadowbrook provision. The role requires skills in: coaching, mentoring, mediation and leading/supporting learning; in either group based or 1:1 situations. Programmes are designed to support pupils increase their capacity and skills to succeed and develop their learning capability. The programmes provide short and long term courses, delivered across the County of Oxfordshire. You should be willing to work at any of our sites across Oxfordshire; having your own transport is essential.

Essential educational requirements

Achievement of, or working towards a level 2 qualification in English and Maths (or equivalent)

Essential qualifications

Achievement of, or working towards a recognised teaching, youth work and/or Level 2 (or equivalent) coaching qualification

Essential skills and experience

Ability to build positive relationships with young people, their parents and work closely with individuals and organisations
Ability to resolve problems fairly and without prejudice and recognise discrimination in its many forms
Ability to work as a team member with a structured, organised approach to work
Ability to employ strategies to improve a young person’s self-esteem and self-worth through a co-ordinated programme

Employee benefits

We can offer you the chance to be part of a passionate and dedicated team making a real difference to young people’s lives. We can offer you a range of development and training opportunities to support and advance your career.

We believe in a shared team ethos, working together using flexible and supportive approaches to develop students’ learning and learning behaviours.

Meadowbrook College is a welcoming, nurturing and stimulating environment for students and staff. We are always looking for creative and innovative ways forward.

This exciting and varied roll will provide you with a wide range of different experiences. If this sounds like you, please come and visit us to find out more.

Meadowbrook College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff and volunteers are also expected to promote fundamental British values. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post. All cases are considered confidentially and according to the nature of the role and information disclosed.

Further information and application forms are available on our website:
Alternatively, telephone 01865 253198 or email for further information.

Completed application forms should be sent by 12.00 noon on Friday, 6th September 2019 to

Please note that our recruitment and safeguarding procedures do not allow applicants to submit CVs. All applications must be on our Application Forms which can be found on our website.

Interviews will take place on Thursday, 12th September 2019.

About Meadowbrook College

Located across five sites in Oxfordshire: Oxford, Banbury, Kidlington, Bicester and Abingdon, we are an Alternative Provision (AP) Academy that provides full and part-time education and support to over 150 aged 5-16 students who are excluded from, or are finding it difficult to fully access, their mainstream schools.

The Harlow Centre, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0PG
Not Applicable
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