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Conversion to Executive Function Coach Training
Connections in Mind is recruiting more freelance executive function coaches! Connections in Mind is an organisation focused on supporting people from all backgrounds to improve executive function skills such as planning, prioritising, time management, organisation, emotional regulation and metacognition. All of us have our unique executive function profile, with strengths and weaknesses. Through coaching we support people to flourish and to improve their self-esteem and well-being.
We are looking for exceptional candidates, who are already fully trained and working with adults as life or transformational coaches, to join our freelance team.
Our executive function coaches typically work with 3 or 4 people at a time, alongside their other commitments. Coaching normally takes the form of a weekly call for 30 to 50 minutes and occasional supportive text messages and other written communications. The working hours are usually early mornings or late afternoons/evenings and weekends. You will quickly build a strong rapport with your clients and consistency and reliability are key. If you are going on holiday you need to give a month’s notice. We also operate an annual shutdown in the first two weeks of August to give coaches and their clients time to relax.
Rates for this work are calculated on an hourly basis depending on experience. Rates are billable monthly at the end of the month for payment at the end of the following month. Coaches may have the opportunity to advance to higher rates and responsibility depending on their performance and tenure with Connections in Mind. As a new and rapidly growing organisation we offer excellent opportunities for progression and personal development. We only pay for travel time and expenses to locations outside of Zone 4 in London.
We expect all candidates who work with adults through our organisation to have a formal coaching qualification. We will then put you through our Conversion to Executive Function Coaching training: 2 hrs of online training to familiarise you with executive functions as well as group training day at our offices where you will learn more about our approach and our expectations of freelance coaches working with us.
As part of our commitment to excellence and continued professional development we also ask that each coach attend a monthly supervision of 15 minutes per client they are working with as well as a monthly 1 hour peer supervision with a group of 4 – 5 other CiM Coaches. Our CPD time is seen as our investment in our coaches professional development and is unpaid.
Connections in Mind only recruits exceptional coaches to work in our freelance team. Coaches who work with us are committed to working with people and passionately believe that all people have the potential to flourish. They go above and beyond every day to help people meet their goals.
- Formal coaching qualification
- Dedicated and passionate about supporting people to meet their goals.
- Minimum of 2 years experience coaching adults.
- Master’s degree or higher in Education, Psychology or related field required. Candidates with an undergraduate degree in these areas will also be considered if they have particularly strong work experience.
- Before starting, coaches must complete our Conversion to Executive Function Coaching training.
- Coaches must be available to participate in CPD supervisions (as detailed above).
- Coaches must be comfortable with technology including email, google drive, use of an online database, various study websites, apps, and platforms like Google Hangouts and Skype.
The application / training process
We only recruit a small number of coaches every term; we will only select candidates who we feel have the potential to make excellent executive function coaches.
- Application stage: CV & verbal reasoning test – Deadline Monday 20th January 2020.
- Online questionnaires and technological aptitude test.
- Online interviews: 30 minutes with a Director via Skype or Zoom – Week beginning 27th January 2020
- Online training: 2 hrs
- Face to face training: Monday 10th February 2020
Equal Opportunity Employer
Connections in Mind is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, veteran status, or sexual orientation and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination by law in any aspect of the access to, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment. Furthermore, Connections in Mind policy includes prohibitions of harassment of students and employees, i.e., racial harassment, sexual harassment, and retaliation for filing complaints of discrimination.
For consideration, please fill out our application form. Experienced Life/Transformational Coach