Wigan & Leigh College

Right Start Officer

Wigan, Greater Manchester
£8.83 per hour
12 Jul 2019
12 Aug 2019
Organisational Type
GFE College

Hourly Paid Right Start Officer, Fixed Term 5 weeks

Continually striving for excellence and a strong Grade 2  College, Wigan & Leigh College is well underway  on its journey to become Outstanding.  With over 9,500 students and a turnover of £30m, the College is in a strong position to continue to move forward and grow.

The College has distinct ambitions to expand its choice of programmes and support the economic transformation of Wigan and the surrounding areas.  As a growing college we are in a strong position to continue to invest in our campuses with the development of state of the art facilities.

The College has created a community that encourages all students to enhance their learning through wider opportunities and support services; to maximise their achievements and secure progression onto further study, apprenticeships and employment.

The Head of Studies team now has the opportunity to invite applications for an exciting and challenging five week role as a Right Start Officer in September. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual with experience of working with students and who is comfortable to call students, parents and guardians to discuss attendance or course related issues. The role will also require you to meet with students and support them through their first steps in college.  This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on students.

The successful candidate will play a key role in:

  • Contacting students and parents/guardians   
  • Working closely with the Head of Studies team to support students
  • Recording details of any correspondence or actions on Pro-Monitor and liaise with curriculum and support teams.
  • Take an active and positive role in supporting the cross college community 

The College reserves the right to interview for this post should we receive suitable candidates prior to the closing date.  

To comply with legislation, you are required to obtain a DBS check for your role. We will be asking Protocol National Ltd/Esafeguarding Ltd to undertake this process on our behalf.

The College is only accepting direct applicants for this role, no agency contact is required.

Wigan and Leigh college is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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