Careers at The College

University First Student Support Coach

Are you skilled at communicating with young people and students on an individual or group basis?

Do you possess the enthusiasm and pro-active organisation skills to help our international Students excel and reach their learning goals by supporting and coaching them to achieve a place at University here in the UK?

Would you enjoy communicating with people from a wide range of nationalities and cultures?

If so, Bournemouth and Poole College would like you to apply to join their International Operations team as a University First Student Support Coach.  As a University First Student Support Coach you will be a vital support link for our international students studying full-time programmes.  You will help ensure all students meet the UKVI visa’s requirements, attend classes regularly, maintain academic advancement and progress to UK universities following successful completion of the course they attend.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to be a University First Student Support Coach, then please apply today!

Bournemouth & Poole College
Job Type
Employment Basis
Term Time Only
Lansdowne, North Road, Poole
6,525 - 6,953 pa
DBS Required
Closing Date

Job Description

The Role

The International Operations team is key to finding and supporting international students studying at Bournemouth & Poole College.  As a University First Student Support Coach you will provide both personal and study support to our University First Students; liaise with course tutors and parents with regards to student’s progress and personal development and help resolve any issues or concerns; identifying students who show signs of poor attendance or being ‘at risk’ with the aim of encouraging them to improve and be successful.

Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of learners both on an individual basis and in group settings.
  • High level of customer care.
  • Ability to maintain records.
  • Professional telephone manner.
  • Competent use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Next Step

If you feel you have what it takes for this University First Student Support Coach opportunity, then please click apply and complete our online application process via the careers page.

Please be aware we only accept fully completed applications, therefore please take the time to complete our application process online.

There is a closing date of 22nd October 2017 for all applications with interviews taking place on 31st October 2017.

 Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.