Higher Education Progression Officer (Ref: LUM265)

Recruiter
Leeds City College
Location
Leeds,UK
Salary
£25,508 - £27,018 Per Year
Posted
16 Nov 2022 06:16
Closes
15 Dec 2022 23:59
Reference
2905795
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Officer
Specialism
Higher Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Higher Education Progression Officer (Ref: LUM265)

Commencing at £24,886 PA with Progression to £26,359 PA
WHAT WE DO
Careers, Work Experience & Progression is part of the Student Life Directorate. The Directorate leads on activities and strategies which contribute to an outstanding further education student experience closely aligned with the college and group strategic objectives. Careers, Work Experience & Progression supports students through guidance, opportunities, and experience to make informed life choices about their career pathway and destination.
The successful candidate for this post will have a knowledge of higher education, will be an excellent communicators and will be able to lead group sessions, inspire student from 14-19 and 19+ and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholder. The successful candidate will need good digital skills and will be able to keep accurate records, compile reports and upload data to college and national platforms.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Coordinate, deliver, and support the development of activities and intervention to promote higher education (including higher level apprenticeships) and raise students' awareness and aspiration, included within this will be the delivery of the Uni Connect 'Go Higher West Yorkshire' programme
  • Motivate and engage students to increase participation in progression to higher education in line with the college's ambition to drive social mobility for all ages and cohorts
  • Develop and deliver sustainable initiatives that tackle some of the challenges students face when considering Higher Education
  • Work in collaboration with other college departments, Uni Connect schools and HE establishments to create a wide range of activities and events, which could include residential, visits and trips
YOUR PROFILE
This post is ideal for an enthusiastic person who enjoys working with students from 14-19 and 19+, and is able to coordinate a programme of activities and events appropriate to their age, learning needs and experience.
The successful candidate will have:
  • A degree, youth work or teaching qualification and numeracy and Literacy qualifications at Level 2
  • Experience of motivating and engaging young people in an education or community setting
  • Experience of administration or project work
  • Experience of recording, monitoring and analysing quantitative and qualitative data
  • Experience of partnership working, liaising and negotiating
Contact Us
For further information please contact:
Georgina Yates
[email protected]