Higher Education Partnerships Officer

We are looking to recruit a Higher Education Partnerships Officer who will be responsible for coordinating and to lead on the delivery of aspiration and attainment-raising events and initiatives for local Activate Learning Colleges and state funded schools.

You will develop and deliver Information, advice and guidance workshops and activities in schools/ on our campuses and to support the government’s target of increasing the participation of students from disadvantaged backgrounds in higher education. 

This role is part of the Higher Education Outreach Network supported by the University of Surrey and so you will have the opportunity of working collaboratively with HE Partnerships Officers at the University and other institutions.

This is a project role ending in July 2020.

What do you need to be successful?

  • To have the ability to coordinate and lead on data monitoring, using accurate recording systems to measure the impact of the activities delivered.
  • Previous experience of this type of work is not essential but is important you have a passion for supporting individuals achieve their potential and aspirations.
  • You will be a self-starter who is highly organised and methodical, as well as an excellent communicator and have a strong team-work ethos.

What are the benefits of this role?

The position is part time - 18 hours per week with variable attendance pattern.

There will be a requirement to travel to other sites across the Activate Learning campuses. Activate Learning has an open and friendly culture and this role gives the opportunity to inspire change within an evolving organisation.

Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment.

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.

What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group? 

Activate Learning – why us? At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our 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. Our employee experience is a vital part of this process.

Our award-winning Learning Philosophy has driven new models of applied learning and inspires transformation and aspirations across our employees to make a difference. 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.

To apply, please complete an application form or attach a CV and send to the email address below, with 'College Jobs' as the subject.