Leeds City College is one of the UK's largest FE establishments with around 1400 employees and over 22,370 students. Offering a diverse curriculum within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment, our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions.
This is an exciting opportunity to join Leeds City College's Careers, Work Experience & Progression team as a Higher Education Progression Officer. The successful applicant will motivate and engage students to increase participation in progression to higher education as part of the National Collaborative Outreach Project (NCOP). This will include coordinating and delivering existing progression initiatives, supporting the Progression & Work Skills Lead to create the NCOP plan and developing new progression initiatives, as well as collecting and recording accurate participation data. The post holder needs to be able to enthuse young people to engage with events and activities, have the ability to work with internal and external partners, and be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team. This post is funded by the National Collaborative Outreach Project and therefore is a fixed term contract. Funding though is currently confirmed until 31st July 2020, and it is likely this will continue until 31st July 2021.
Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.
Employees of Leeds City College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer click on the following link: http://www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk/the-college/jobs-and-careers/benefits/
Leeds City College is committed to Equality of Opportunity (ensuring everyone is treated fairly) and safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check as well as mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Monday 21 October 2019