Work Experience Coordinator, Woking, Surrey

Closing date:

Woking CollegeWoking, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible - Jan/Feb 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: FTE is £20,458 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum pro rata for specific hours detailed
Contract term: Permanent

The Role

The College requires a Work Experience Coordinator to organise the work experience process, ensuring it is built into all vocational programmes. Working in a friendly department, the role will also include assisting in organising careers events and collating a range of data, including College destination data. 

This is a vital role which requires exceptional organisation skills, attention to detail and methodical working.  You should be able to demonstrate experience in a role which has required close attention to detail, the ability to work to the highest level of administrative detail and to communicate effectively with other professionals.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate. We expect high performance from all our staff, and candidates should demonstrate their ability and suitability to both the role and the culture of the College.

The Department

The Careers Department is a highly successful and dynamic area at the heart of the College.  The department provides individual advice and guidance to students on careers and progression opportunities, as well as assistance with university applications and work experience.  The department hosts a range of specific events throughout the year. These include a one-day annual conference for all Year 12 students covering all aspects of progression on from College (including university, apprenticeships, employment, school leaver schemes and gap years), an annual “Alternatives to University” event, and a Higher Education Information Evening for parents. The department also organises talks, for example a series on employability skills, as well as coordinating with individual academic departments to arrange subject specific talks, events, and visits.

The College places a high value on the work of the Careers Department which is involved in all areas of the life of the College. The department prides itself on excellent relationships with staff and students alike, as well as developing and maintaining links with local and regional employers. It has an outstanding local reputation for the quality of its advice and the events it puts on.

Application Information:

Hours: 30 hours per week, term-time only (39 weeks per year).   

Salary: FTE is £20,458 plus £1,004 fringe allowance per annum.   Actual salary £14,946.75 per annum (incl. of fringe allowance) for 30 hours per week, term-time  only (39 weeks per year)

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 21 January 2019

Interviews: to be held on Friday 25 January 2019

Start date: as soon as possible - January/February 2019

To Apply:  

Please download the Work Experience Coordinator Application Pack and click the Apply Now button to access the Application Form (CVs will not be accepted on their own).  

For further information or to return a completed Application Form, please contact:      

Kirsty Crook, Personnel Officer:  email:  direct telno: 01483 227438  Woking College, Rydens Way, Woking, GU22 9DL.   Reception telno: 01483 761036  Website:

Important information:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointed staff will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. The College is committed to equal opportunities.

The College encourages all candidates to be familiar with Section 1 of the DfE paper on “Keeping Children Safe in Education” September 2018 and the College's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. These documents can be found on the College's Staff Vacancies page, and Policies page.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the College asks candidates to consider Woking College's Privacy Notice for Job Applicants, which can be found on the Staff Vacancies page of the College’s website. 

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More about Woking College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rydens Way, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9DL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 761036
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