Salford College’s vision is to be a beacon of educational excellence transforming the lives of the individuals and communities we serve
GM Higher Graduate Advisor
Reference Number: SCC171873
Salary: Starting salary £19,577 per annum with incremental progression to £22,267
Advert Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 25th February 2018
Interview Date: Week commencing 5th March 2018
Location: Various sites
Contract Type: Fixed Term until 31st December 2018
Hours per Week: 37
An exciting opportunity has arisen to support widening participation and outreach for learners at Salford City College and Trafford College with the goal of increasing participation of students from disadvantaged backgrounds into Higher Education.
To provide first-level information, advice and guidance to target school/college pupils, teachers and parents in relation to the benefits of Higher Education, giving presentations at events within local schools and colleges.
To support target learners in schools and colleges to raise increase their awareness of and readiness for Higher Education
To be a role model for pupils in the area, advocating the benefits of Higher Education
To liaise with staff in target schools and colleges to increase their engagement in and awareness of the GM Higher programme
Reasons to Join Us
32 days annual leave entitlement (plus bank holidays), Sixth Form College Association terms and conditions and automatic enrolment into the generous pension scheme
A wide range of learning & career opportunities
MyTech, Childcare, cycle to work & other voucher schemes
Various health & wellbeing benefits (including discounted gym membership)
We support the Skills for Life agenda and recognise the importance of all adults having functional literacy and numeracy whatever their role. All staff are therefore given the support to gain a level 2 qualification in literacy and / or numeracy if they do not already have one and all teaching staff are expected to promote the basic skills of their learners within their subjects.
Commitment to Safeguarding
As part of our safeguarding commitment we undertake DBS checks as part of our pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Appointees will be required to pay for their own DBS checks where applicable to the post.