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Higher Education Academic Coach

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £27,164 - £29,693
  • Closing date: 25th October 2021 00:00 am
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Post title: Higher Education Academic Coach


(Reference: SMB128 )


Hours: 37 hours per week  


Salary: £27,164 – £29,693


Based across all three Campuses


The SMB Group is a highly successful FE college, formed through the merger of Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College. We are an innovative and highly responsive centre for education and training with campuses in Coalville, Melton Mowbray and Brooksby.


An exciting opportunity has arisen at the College for a Higher Education Academic Coach to join the team. Working in this role you will support our Higher Education students in their wider academic practice, to develop their own academic skills and professional attributes whilst studying for their higher-level qualification.


In return, you can expect the opportunity to work with an organisation that is committed to the ongoing development of its people. You will have a passion for innovation, bringing new ideas and embedding new technologies into the learning environment.


We offer a wide range of benefits including:


  • Career Average Pension Scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Onsite free parking at all campuses
  • Onsite gym at Coalville and Brooksby



To apply for this position, please complete a standard application form. Application forms and further details are available online from the College website.


Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the roles, the working environment and progression opportunities please contact Jenny Brandham, recruiting manager via email


Closing Date: 25th October 2021









We value the commitments you may have outside of work and aim to support the professional and personal wellbeing of everyone at The SMB Group. Our benefits include generous annual leave, a contributory pension scheme and an employee assistance programme. We also offer flexible working such as part time hours, job share and sessional contracts as well as a variety of professional development opportunities.



We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and actively welcome applications from all sections of the community.



As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to a positive approach to employing and retaining disabled people. Disabled applicants will be guaranteed an interview where they demonstrate that they meet the essential selection criteria.


The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note, all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check


Important information for applicants

Guidelines on how to effectively complete our application form can be downloaded below. Before you complete the application form please read the guidance notes carefully. Click here to download the guide (PDF).

Applicants who demonstrate in their application that they possess the skills, experience and abilities required for the job stand the best chance of being shortlisted.

It is important to provide evidence that you can meet each of the requirements in the person specification, by giving specific examples.

Word Application forms are available upon request, please email