Learning Coach - Music &Media

Big Creative Academy, London, E17 6HL

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Until 1st July 2022)

Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£21,675 per annum, £17,340 pro-rata

Actual salary


Learning Coach - Music &Media job summary

Post Title: Learning Coach

Full/part time: Full time, Fixed Term until 1st July 22, Term Time Only

Hours: 35 per week

Salary: £17,340 pro-rata

Reporting to: Curriculum Manager of Music & Media

Purpose of the role: To provide learning support & technical Music/Media assistance

Principal Accountabilities:

• To provide one to one classroom support for learners with EHCPs.
• Provide pastoral support to students
• To provide music technician support to students and teaching staff

Principal Accountabilities:

• Support the learning of students who have ECHPs either on a one to one basis or in
small groups.
• To work with students with a range of needs such as emotional/behavioural, physical
needs, sensory impairments, speech and language needs, medical conditions or a
combination of these.
• Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience to support learners.
• Assist with the development and implementation of individual education plans (IEP).
• Establish productive working relationships with learners, acting as a role model and
setting high expectations.
• Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all learners within the classroom
• Support students consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual
needs. Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others and engage
all pupils in activities.
• Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement
of self-reliance.
• Provide feedback to learners in relation to progress and achievement.
• Provide support in the transition from secondary to further education and alternative
• Willingness to help with personal care as necessary.
• Work with the tutors to establish an appropriate learning environment.
• Work with the teacher in evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate.
• Be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the SENCO/Line
Manager, contributing to reviews of systems/records as requested.
• Promote positive values, attitudes and good student behaviour, dealing promptly with
conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take
responsibility for their own behaviour.
• Liaise sensitively and effectively with parents/carers as agreed with the line manager
• Provide support for exams including invigilation, being a reader and scribe for exams

Applying for the job

If you wish to apply, please complete the application form and email it to bca-hr@bigcreative.education

Supporting documents

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About Big Creative Academy

School type
Free School, ages 16 to 19
Education phase
View all 16-19jobs
School size
Up to 400 pupils
Age range
16 to 19

Big Creative Academy (BCA) is a post-16 free school specialising in the creative industries. We believe that teaching skills employers want and empowering young people to think reflectively enables positive outcomes for students and our wider community. Big Creative Academy is committed to wellbeing and excellent teaching. Our mission is to improve the lives of young people through high quality training and creative industry experiences. We have 350 learners studying vocational programmes progressing to higher education and employment.

Some of the benefits of working at Big Creative Academy

Big Creative Academy has a Wellbeing Manifesto promoting positive relationships, resilience and reflection which extends to staff as well as students. We want our team to be productive and happy. The Academy provides the following benefits:

• State of the arts on site Gym facility.
• Discretionary half days on Fridays.
• A staff wellbeing day.
• An employee assistance line.
• Full pension benefits in either the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme.
• An individual CPD plan.
• Admin days built into the academic year
• Teaching, learning and assessment groups to share best practice and try new teaching techniques.

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