Raising Aspirations/ OxNet North East coordinator (Fixed term for 1 year, to be extended) Starting date: July 2018
Salary: £20,541 - £21,693, 36 hours per week, all year round
We are seeking a self-motivated person to take charge of the Sixth Form at Southmoor’s Raising Aspirations programme, and to run the OxNet hub for the North East at Southmoor Academy in partnership with Oxford University. This unique role offers an exciting chance to inspire and support young people and work in an interdisciplinary capacity combing elements of widening participation, mentoring, coordination of academic programmes, event planning and networking.
We are seeking a graduate with a real belief in the benefit of higher education, who can use their experiences to help young people to make decisions about their future and secure places at university. This is a new initiative, and the right candidate will be able to see the role grow and develop across the region.
As Raising Aspirations Co-ordinator you will coordinate a structured programme of academic sessions delivered by lecturers from local Higher Education Institutes and arrange university visits, as part of the Year 11 and 12 Raising Aspirations Programme. You will coordinate a similar programme of school based activities for Y10 students attending local schools. You will also take responsibility as the school’s designated point of contact with the OxNet programme across the North East.
Hours to be worked flexibly, including evening and occasional weekend work, as necessary for the performance of the duties of the post.
Interested applicants wanting to find out more about the school prior to application are warmly invited to visit and / or have an informal chat. Please phone or text the Director of The Sixth Form – Mr Sammy Wright on 07702335694.
Closing date for receipt of applications is 9.00am on Thursday 24th May 2018.
Applications should be returned to Samantha Ferry, HR Manager: Ferry.S@sandhillview.com
Please visit our website for further details: www.southmoorschool.co.uk
Southmoor Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.
*Southmoor Academy and The Sixth Form is part of Southmoor Academy Trust which includes Sandhill View School.