Student Engagement Assistant

Highbury College
Cosham, Portsmouth [Hampshire]
£18,180 - £18,180 Per Year, (Actual Earning £14,976.75)
24 Mar 2021 21:35
23 Apr 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant, Adviser
Child Protection / Safeguarding, Student / Learner Services
Contract Type
Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Student Engagement Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Student Engagement Assistant

Salary: £18,180 FTE (Actual Earning £14,976.75)


Job Title:              Student Engagement Assistant

Hours:                  37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Contract:             Permanent


Do you have the enthusiasm, drive and ability to make a difference to an Amazing College?


Does your current role lack a challenge?


Do you want to work for a college with over 50 years teaching and learning experience within a friendly and professional team of specialist experts?




The Student Engagement Assistant is responsible to the Student Engagement Co-ordinator for providing high quality support to students in order to enable the College to meet the above broad objectives. Team working and communications within an overall approach that values people will be of key importance


Some of the main responsibilities include –

  • Develop, organise, and support the effective delivery of Student Voice activities and student feedback within the College to include publicising the College responses to student feedback (“You Said We Did”)
  • To work closely with the Students’ Union and departments across College to ensure there are a range of initiatives for engaging with different student groups throughout the academic year.
  • To recruit, train, and provide support to Course Reps.
  • To plan, organise, and facilitate cross College enrichment activities( including student led activities) and act as a first point of contact for external agencies delivering enrichment


The role requires an individual who has well developed organisational, communication and team working skills. They must also be able to meet targets and deadlines. The role is for 37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year based at out Cosham Campus.


What we can offer you:

  • You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts
  • Competitive market rate salary
  • A Local Government Pension or Teachers Pension Scheme
  • A canteen, hair and beauty salon and childcare nursery
  • A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff
  • Student Discount (NUS, Unidays, Student Beans)


Highbury College also offers extensive support to new staff including:

  • Regular support and coaching throughout your first year
  • A Mentor who will help you settle in to the College
  • A thorough Induction programme
  • Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher
  • Employee Assistance Programme


So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion?  Then come and join a ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward ‘The Highbury Way’.


For further information on this role, please download the Job Description.


Don’t miss out on this great opportunity - The deadline for this vacancy is 23rd April 2021.


Only applicants through our website will be accepted. To apply for the role please visit the link below and download our application form. CV’s will not be accepted!


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