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Personal Coach, Grade N5, £23,023 to £24,920 pa, Full Time Permanent

Updated: Jun 17

Required for September 2022

Fixed term initially for one year


Grade N5, £23,023 to £24,920 pa. Required for September 2022, Fixed term initially for 1 year


Studio West is an exciting studio school, which opened in September 2014. As part of Northern Leaders Trust, Studio West cater for around 550 students aged between 11 and 19 with student numbers increasing year on year. We are expected to reach 650 at full capacity. Rated “Good” by Ofsted, Studio West offers students an innovative and bespoke curriculum with an emphasis on employability and life skills. We have close working relationships with our business partners and our mission is to make sure that every student who leaves Studio West, does so with a university place, an apprenticeship or employment.


Due to an internal promotion, we are seeking applications for the above role working with individuals and groups of students to develop individual learning plans and ensure that students curriculum and work related learning needs are met.

The Personal Coach is a challenging and varied role that places pastoral care at the heart of students’ learning. Our Personal Coaches act as a key link point between all aspects of the curriculum, working with students and Learning Coaches to ensure that the curriculum is holistic, personalised and fully compliant will all relevant National Curriculum requirements. They play a central part in shaping core projects to meet students’ needs and goals, working with students and Learning Coaches to adapt the project and ensure that the students have the support that they require and will support students through the work placements, providing them with personalised support, training and tracking on a frequent and regular basis. And they also actively guide and advise students on the progression routes available to them.

We are are seeking applications from candidates with significant experience working with children and young people in learning environment, with the ability to manage and motivate students to ensure positive learning outcomes. Candidates must possess an understanding of the barriers to learning for children and young people and a working knowledge of strategies to overcome them combined with excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to form effective, professional relationships with all stakeholders.

If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return, we offer fantastic developmental possibilities due to working as part of Northern Leaders Trust, and our forward thinking management and staff working together to offer the best available chances for our students.


Click here to download candidate information pack


How to apply:

To apply you can download an application form by following this link

Application Form and returning it to human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk.

Closing date: 12.00 Noon 27 June 2022


Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

This post does involve engaging in regulated activity as defined in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 and is except from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (as amended 1975, 2013 and 2020) Policy Criminal Convictions Policy



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