Success Coach – SEND – Pearson Online Academy Jobs in UAE at Pearson

Title: Success Coach – SEND – Pearson Online Academy

Company: Pearson

Location: UAE

Type: Contract

Category: Education, Teaching

Position: Success Coach – SEND – Pearson Online Academy UK Global

The Role

We are recruiting for Success Coaches who will support pupils online to achieve their very highest potential in their secondary education and develop the skills and mindset required for success at school and beyond.

We are looking for experienced educators with a passion for their student pastoral care, expertise in the assessment, provision and support of SEND students in a school, and a willingness to be involved in setting up and shaping all aspects of the school.

The role reports to the Principal of Pearson Online Academy UK Global.

Key responsibilities

Coaching and Mentoring

The successful applicant will:

Establish a positive relationship with each student assigned to you through regular one to one meetings.

Provide personalised coaching and mentoring support to students, motivating them to make effective progress in their learning and promoting their confidence and independence.

Help foster a community among culturally diverse students by providing opportunities for interaction and collaboration.

Be the first point of contact for parents or mentors, assisting them in supporting their children.

Deliver live lessons on a Skills and Mindset programme which covers the skills, strategies and mindset required for students to be successful at the school and in their life beyond it. And assist in reviewing, evaluating, and developing the programme.

Liaise with your fellow Success Coaches to support each other and share best practice.

Help foster an effective, enthusiastic, and safe online learning environment.

Establish standards for student behaviour that promotes digital citizenship, ensures academic integrity and the appropriate use of technology.

Be able to address basic technology related issues that may impact students’ online learning.

Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities

The successful applicant will:

Oversee the provision of learning support to SEND students in the online school.

Create effective teaching and learning strategies for SEND students and support teaching staff in their effective implementation.

Confidently write, via consultation with SEND students and (where appropriate/necessary) parents or mentors, bespoke Individual Learning Plans for all SEND students, which feature a practicable range of reasonable adjustment recommendations for teachers to consider.

Develop rigorous evaluation plans to assess the impact of interventions on learning outcomes for each student and conduct regular reviews of each plan.

Conduct assessments for new students so that the school can fully support any learning adjustment needs.

Assist with the processing of examination access arrangement requests with regards to any in-class tests/mocks and external examinations that SEND students take, in careful accordance with the JCQ’s regulations.

Liaise with parents or mentors and relevant professionals.

Be a key point of contact for external agencies.

Pastoral and Extra-curricular

The successful applicant will:

Help to shape and extend the pastoral and learning support offered to students at the school.

Work closely with all staff at the school and be the focal point for student welfare across the school, taking responsibility for reporting any concerns to the Principal, and ensuring that action plans are implemented.


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