Progress Coach

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £21,993.92 per annum (FTE) (37 hours per week / 42 weeks per annum)

Job Expires: 9am Thursday 23rd February 2024

Interview Date: Thursday 29th February 2024

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking a supportive and organised Progress Coach to join a small, friendly, enthusiastic team. You will be working closely with students, colleagues and parents/carers to help young people with learning disabilities and/or autism to reach their potential and become active citizens. 

You should hold a level 3 qualification in a relevant subject, level 2 maths and English and be keen to undertake any professional learning necessary to be effective in this role (which we will fund).

If you think you can help students to be heard and understood, plan for their future and reach their goals, we would love to hear from you. 

For more information about the requirements for the role, please refer to the job description and person specification attached.

Informal discussions about the role are welcomed, please e-mail our HR team in the first instance.

About Us

Homefield College is an independent specialist college and a charity that offers education, care and support to people with learning and communication difficulties.

We have several sites in Leicestershire along with a provision in Nuneaton.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive working environment with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders and a commitment to the professional development of staff.
  • Access to CPD to help you grow and develop in your role.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Part-time – 37 hours per week – 42 weeks per year.
  • Job share and term time only contract would be considered.
  • Focussed support on your wellbeing. Homefield has partnered with Health assured to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
  • Contributory pension.

To apply

If you are interested in this post, please complete the application forms, and e-mail them to  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CVs and ask that you complete the Homefield Application Form for your application to be considered.

Homefield College promotes equality and diversity and are a Disability Confident committed employer. All our employees are recruited on their merits, abilities, and suitability for the role, complying with all relevant legislation, recommendations and guidance.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expect all staff to share this commitment. All positions are subject to child protection screening, including checks with past employers, online and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Please note – Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than stated should we source a suitable candidate before the closing date.  

We look forward to hearing from you.