Performance Support Coach, Accountancy and Tax

London, United Kingdom
Nov 14, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 28, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: London Liverpool Street
Closing date: 28/11/2019
Salary: Competitive
Employment type: Permanent
Department: Accountancy & Tax

To provide coaching and support to our apprentices via a range of contact methods and to liaise with their employer to ensure they progress through their apprenticeship. BPP provides apprenticeships that lead to professional qualifications in Financial Services, Professional Services & Accounting and Business & HR. Skills Coaches will be providing tailored support to learners, in order to ensure they are fully prepared and confident to successfully complete their apprenticeship.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Work alongside Performance Advisors as part of a dedicated Performance Support team, providing proactive and reactive support to students requiring additional help throughout their apprenticeship qualification
  • Provide one-to-one tailored coaching to those students who require it
  • Monitor the performance of students throughout their studies, with a focus on the successful completion of assessments throughout the course
  • Supporting and advising student to ensure that they fully complete the requirements of the apprenticeship
  • Providing feedback on student submissions for skills and behaviour development assignments throughout the programme
  • Working with BPP’s Quality Assurance Team to ensure all quality assurance requirements are being met
  • Supporting the apprentice with their Functional Skills qualifications as appropriate
  • Provide value adding reporting analysis to internal and external stakeholders
  • Completing required documentation within BPP defined timescales.
  • Organisation, understanding and contribution beyond Professional Qualifications
  • Communication with internal and external stakeholders
  • Effectively undertaking any other duties as required

Skills, knowledge, qualifications required for role

The successful candidate must demonstrate the following: 

  • Hold a relevant qualification at academic Level 7 (relevant to Accountancy & Tax) such as those provided by ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW or ICAS
  • Focused and passionate about student success as well as seeking to improve and enhance the student experience
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build rapport and maintain empathy with stakeholders
  • Experience of working autonomously and managing own workload efficiently and effectively
  • An ability to take responsibility to develop own knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work as part of a wider team
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills – written, over the telephone and face to face

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a DBS check. 

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