Schools Partnership Co-ordinator
Joining us as Schools Partnership Co-ordinator, you will use your communication, influencing and networking skills and pro-actively build effective relationships with key external stakeholders, particularly local schools, universities, careers advisers, year 11 applicants and parents. You’ll work in a range of targeted schools and colleges within the South West London area, agreeing and delivering a bespoke programme of activities in order to strengthen the partnership and increase applications from these institutions.
We’re looking for an individual who is educated to degree level (or who holds an equivalent professional qualification) and who has experience of public speaking whether that be in assemblies, or workshops with large groups of students in Year 10/11 or Sixth Form, either in a teaching, youth work or information and guidance capacity.
With excellent presentation skills and a creative approach to developing and delivering engaging presentations for large groups of people, you will have experience of developing educational activities and materials, and be able to build effective working relationships with a range of key stakeholders. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a must, as is good negotiation, influencing and persuasion skills.
This position is predominantly based at Kingston College but is a Group wide post, covering the South Thames Colleges Group (Kingston College, Carshalton College, Merton College and South Thames College).
Closing date for the return of a complete online application is 13th August.
The benefits package includes generous annual leave of 26 days plus up to 7 additional days over Christmas/New Year as well as an additional 5 days Wellbeing leave to enhance employees’ physical and mental health. This leave is all in addition to Bank Holiday entitlement. There is an excellent pension scheme that receives a significant financial contribution from the employer (Teachers Pensions or Local Government Pension Scheme), subsidised sports facilities and professional development and training plus a salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.
South Thames Colleges group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.
The South Thames Colleges Group is made up of Carshalton College, Kingston College, Merton College and South Thames College, which merged on 1 August 2017. South Thames Colleges Group is one of London’s largest providers of post-16 education and training and is an ongoing and significant contributor to its local communities. We aim to put students’ success at the heart of everything we do.
We are looking for hard-working and collaborative people who can join our team and help challenge our students to progress and achieve.
When you click on ‘Apply’, you will be forwarded to the application page which sits on a platform hosted by an external partner called Blue Octopus who support STCG throughout the recruitment process.