Head of Student Wellbeing & Engagement

Inspire Education Group
Peterborough [Cambridgeshire]
£39,003 - £39,003 Per Year
17 Nov 2022 12:10
04 Dec 2022 23:59
Further Education, Higher Education
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Head of Student Wellbeing & Engagement

Salary                        Point 38, £39,003 per annum


Hours                        37 hours per week, all year round

Contract                   Permanent

Location                   Peterborough College

Closing Date           04 December 2022

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic individual to join our Student Wellbeing & Engagement team. The key focus of this role is to ensure that effective and responsive support is provided to every student to enable them to achieve their full potential.  This post holder will lead and manage a highly effective team to engage with and support students throughout their journey.

Working closely with our team of dedicated staff, the successful candidate will ensure a ‘Student First’ ethos is delivered by the central welfare support and engagement teams ensuring that students receive an excellent experience and are appropriately safeguarded and supported to succeed. Alongside this supporting the Assistant Principal for Student Experience and Support, acting as a deputy for operational designated safeguarding duties.

We are looking for someone with a Level 3 or 4 (or equivalent), Degree or HND qualification and Level 3 or above management qualification. You must also hold a minimum of a Level 2 safeguarding qualification.

The successful candidate must have experience of working in Education or a similar environment and be adept at identifying young peoples needs and develop appropriate responses. You will have in depth experience of dealing with complex safeguarding casework and liaising with external agencies. You must have proven awareness and commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Flexibility and ability to adapt towards different learner needs is also essential to the role.

Finally, you will have the proven ability to lead, organise and manage a team successfully and motivating and developing staff.  Excellent oral and written communication are therefore essential.

Peterborough College offers a flexible, friendly workplace, 30-37 days annual leave (role dependant) plus bank holidays, a very generous contributory pension scheme and continuous professional development opportunities tailored to your needs. We also offer occupational sick pay to protect you and your family. 

Please note that all applications are subject to a full Enhanced DBS and other recruitment checks.

For the full job description, person specification and information on how to apply for this job please email [email protected]