Head of Campus - Student Experience

Activate Learning
£45,000 - £50,000 Per Year
28 Jul 2020 18:16
11 Aug 2020 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Head of
Student / Learner Services
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Campus - Student Experience

Job role:  

You will be responsible for the campus operations and environment for the betterment and equality of the student experience and ensure this experience on campus or online is coherent, inspiring and emotionally safe. By role modelling our Activate Learning values, behaviours and learning philosophy and working collaboratively with Managers and Directors across the business you will drive forward student experience standards.

Working with the Group Executive Director you will have overall responsibility for a campus and will work collaboratively with key personnel to ensure there is cohesion consistency and alignment in its operation.  The Banbury Campus is one of the smaller campuses in the Group but offers excellent opportunity to mobilise change at pace.

What do you need to be successful?  

You will have demonstrable experience of influencing people to change perceptions and behaviour.

A track record of driving up standards and most importantly be a voice for our students to instigate and mobilise change.   

As a solution orientated and resilient individual, you will be able to creatively problem solve and work collaboratively across your peers to transform our student experience and create a sense of community.  

What are the benefits of this role?

As a newly created role, the scope an opportunity to own and change the way in which students engage with us and remain with us is untapped. This is a great role that provides an opportunity for someone with demonstrable experience to extend their leadership and influencing skills and have a very fluid path of career progression within Activate Learning. 

You will be joining one of the largest Education Providers and will be provided with peer to peer learning, a formal development plan and support at every step of the way to set you up for success. We offer a buddy system, digital induction modules and a close-knit community across the Group to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. We have extensive technology in place to ensure working for home and flexible working options, especially in these times.

What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group? 

At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.

We reward our employees with generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies – bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.

Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing disabled people and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. We guarantee to offer an interview to all applicants with a disability provided they meet the essential criteria for a role. We will anticipate and provide reasonable adjustments as required and support any existing employee who acquires a disability or long-term health condition, enabling them to stay in work. If you require an accessible format please contact us.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.


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