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Job details
Employer Salford City College
Location Salford
Salary Starting salary £19,577 with incremental progression to £22,267 per annum
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Temporary
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed

GM Higher Graduate Advisor 

Reference Number: SCC1617190

Salary: Starting salary £19,577 with incremental progression to £22,267 per annum 

Subject to job evaluation 

Incremental progression throughout the band is available

Advert Closing Date: Midnight on Monday 28th August 2017 

Interview Date: Week commencing 04th September 2017 

Contract Type: Fixed Term until December 2018 with possible extension to 2020 

Hours per Week: 37 hours a week 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support widening participation and outreach for learners in Greater Manchester with the goal of increasing participation of students from disadvantaged backgrounds into Higher Education.  The Programme (NCOP) is a highly targeted collaborative outreach programme focussed on working with Y9-13 pupils from areas which have lower participation in higher education than expected based on KS4 attainment.

The National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) is a highly targeted collaborative outreach programme and the Hub will be based at Salford City College however all post holders will work across Salford City College. Trafford College, Greater Manchester and may be required to travel nationally.

Principal Accountabilities 

To provide information, advice and guidance to target school/college learners in relation to the benefits of Higher Education and to facilitate engagement with the GM Higher programme

To support target learners in schools and colleges to 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 

Reason 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. 
  • For information on living and working in Salford please visit here 

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.

About the employer

Salford city College...inspire and empower people to create and take opportunities to enrich lives through learning.

Salford City College is the top performing General Further Education (GFE) College in Greater Manchester in all three learner categor...

Information about Salford City College
Phase Further Education
Age range 16+ years
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Locations and contacts

Head Office
Frontier House
Merchant Quay
M50 3SR
United Kingdom