Uni Connect: Outreach Officer

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£24,459 (Fixed point salary)
21 Jan 2021
28 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

This is a fixed term post until 31/07/2021

Hours: 37 hours per week / 52 Weeks per year

Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good. Operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.  

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair & beauty salons and fine dining restaurant.

We require a confident and responsible individual to champion and ensure the success of the Office for Students (OfS) funded Go Higher West Yorkshire Uni Connect project within Kirklees College.

You will work with colleagues from within Kirklees College and across the Go Higher West Yorkshire partnership to ensure the successful delivery of the project. This will include working within Kirklees College to arrange and manage events and activities to raise attainment and aspirations, and – most importantly – support the application and transition of pupils into Higher Education. These events may take place at Kirklees College, at a partner institution, at schools/colleges or in community locations across West Yorkshire and involve young people aged 13 to 19 and their key influencers (parents, carers, and community, teachers, advisors or other professionals). You will also work within Kirklees College to support signposting of schools/colleges to existing outreach activity.

The qualifications deemed essential for the post are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C) and a degree level qualification (or equivalent work experience) The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.

If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address.

If you have any queries about this post please e-mail hrenquiry@kirkleescollege.ac.uk or telephone ext. 01484 437009.

Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As an employer, we are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Visit the Jobs page on our website for further information.

Please apply via the link.

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