Academic Ambition Co-ordinator, Barnsley

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Barnsley CollegeBarnsley

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £22,985
Contract term: Permanent

Barnsley College Sixth Form are looking for an outstanding, dynamic and passionate person who will support our A Level students to reach their goals.  We are looking for a well-qualified individual to act as an Academic Ambition Coordinator, providing activities and guidance to the most able students currently studying at the Sixth Form College and enabling them to secure a place at the most competitive universities. The successful person will lead on the Academic Programme and all associated higher education activities. 

Academic Ambition Co-ordinator

Sixth Form College

28 hours per week

£17,394 - £18,967 (actual salary)

Barnsley Sixth Form College is a fantastic place to work. We moved into a purpose built facility in 2016, which matched the aspirations of our staff and learners. A vibrant place to study and work we offer a wide range of A Levels to support our learners progression. Our commitment to transforming lives is reflective in our holistic approach to developing young people. The successful candidate will be a creative, caring and aspiring individual who shares our values and ethos. 

All of our programmes and pathways are designed to enable students to pursue higher education and sector-related employment, so candidates should be aware of current developments in both fields. The department has created a very special learning environment where students feel confident that they will be able to grow, flourish and achieve their full potential.  

If you have high expectations for yourself, colleagues and young people, we would love to hear from you. 

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Closing date for applications is Sunday 17 November 2019

The successful candidate will receive 55 days annual leave entitlement (including bank and public holidays), access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, a commitment to support job related training and development and access to a range of other staff benefits.

Barnsley College is committed to creating a dynamic and diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all candidates regardless of their gender, disability, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or faith. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

More about Barnsley College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2YW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1226 216216
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